February 2019

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6. Strata awarded Silver Investors in People.

Strata Service Solutions Ltd, a joint IT services company owned by Teignbridge District Council, Exeter City Council and East Devon District Council, has achieved Silver accreditation against the Investors in People (IIP) standard.

Successfully delivering IT services to the three authorities for the last four years, the IIP award comes following Strata's first ever assessment.  

The Investors in People practitioner, Tina Hall, outlined that Strata “is a highly inspirational company with a great deal of passion that ensures the organisation’s mission of ‘Building and delivering flexible, responsive and cost-effective IT solutions and services for Local Government’ not only meets but exceeds expectations.”

During its first four years of operation, Strata has demonstrated over-achievement against cost saving targets, the introduction of new business processes and a more stable, scalable and flexible IT environment.

Karen Jenkins, Strategic Lead and HR Lead for Strata outlined that: “considering the level of change that has occurred in the business in recent times, the assessment has shown a high level of positivity across the organisation which the leadership team should be justifiably proud of.”

Laurence Whitlock, IT Director for Strata, said he was: “delighted with the outcome of the assessment which reflected well the outstanding work across all Strata teams” and that the practitioner’s report provided “an excellent route map to ongoing improvement.”