Clapham-based Love Drinks has been awarded silver accreditation against the Investors in People Standard, showcasing its commitment to high performance and continuous improvement through good people management.
Established in 2007 by Kirsty Loveday BEM, Love Drinks is an independent import, distribution and marketing company for premium spirits, liqueurs and craft beers.
Representing high quality, unique brands that are rich in provenance, heritage and history, the company recently launched the pioneering Love Well initiative which is aiming to build a happier, healthier and more sustainable hospitality industry.
Love Drinks represent Abelha Organic Cachaça, Brighton Gin, The Bitter Truth Cocktail Range of Bitters and Liqueurs, Einstök Icelandic Craft Beers, El Dorado Demerara Rums, El Bandarra Vermut, Four Pillars Gin, Gosling’s Bermuda Rums, Hernö Gins, Kamm & Sons and Mr Black Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur.
Investors in People is the international standard for people management, leading the drive for better leadership and better workplaces. An independent, not-for-profit company, Investors in People helps thousands of organisations to lead, support and manage people well for sustainable results.
Helping businesses engage with employees to help them achieve their true potential, the international recognition Investors in People provides helps companies to attract and retain vital talent, while also enabling them to benchmark against the best in business.
Javier Jaso, Assessor for Investors in People, said: “Congratulations to Love Drinks on being awarded their silver Investors in People accreditation. Investors in People accreditation is the sign of a fantastic employer, which is committed to success and continuous development when it comes to the business and its team. Kirsty and the Love Drinks team should be immensely proud of their business and this achievement.”
Commenting on the award, Kirsty Loveday, Founder and CEO of Love Drinks, said: “Our company’s values are based around a holistic approach to business, caring about our people and long term sustainability. In a period where many are cutting costs and refocussing emphasis away from team development and training, we are increasing investment as believe it’s central to future growth. Being awarded the silver for Investors in People is an amazing achievement for our business and the perfect recognition for our hard-working team, who continue to buy into our company’s culture and values.”