Sep 2021 / News

ACT has made the final shortlist for UK Employer of the Year: Platinum (250+) in The Investors in People Awards 2021.

In a record-breaking year for entries, with nearly three hundred organisations involved, this is an outstanding achievement and one that everyone at ACT is proud of.

The Investors in People Awards celebrate the very best organisations and individuals from around the world across various organisational, people, wellbeing and leadership categories. Each year hundreds of organisations from the UK and abroad battle it out to take home one of the sought after trophies to show their award-winning commitment to investing in their people.

Richard Spear, Managing Director of ACT, said: “The Investors in People framework underpins our strategic aim for a happy and engaged workforce, as such we are very proud to be shortlisted for this prestigious award.”

ACT is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cardiff and Vale College (CAVC). Geraint Evans, Chair of CAVC commented: “This is brilliant news and testament to the hard work of all the team at ACT!”

Paul Devoy, CEO of Investors in People, added: “Now in our 8th year, it always makes me feel immensely proud to see so many fantastic organisations staking their claim to be the best. And every year, the entries do get more and more competitive and the judging even tighter. Reaching the final shortlist is a testament to the amazing commitment these organisations are making to make work better for their people, and they truly deserve this recognition.”

The Winners will be announced at an online ceremony on the 23rd November 2021.

For the full shortlist and more information about Investors in People please visit

The Investors in People Awards 2021 are proudly sponsored by Activate Apprenticeships, Ambu, Boost Awards, CIPD, Fineprint, Gaudio Awards, Make a Difference Summits, The Youth Group, Troup Bywaters + Anders, United Grand Lodge of England, WAVE Refrigeration and Working Families.