Kirby Shortlisted In The Investors In People Awards 2021

Kirby Group Engineering has made the final shortlist for ‘Employer of the Year’ 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 Kirby is hugely 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 class-leading organisations battle it out to take home one of the sought after trophies to show their award-winning commitment to investing in their people.

Kirby Group Managing Director Mark Flanagan says, “This is an excellent endorsement of the Kirby way of doing business. Kirby has gone through a period of growth in recent years, and in this period we always ensured that we maintained a focus on and commitment to our five core values – People, Safety, Quality, Delivery and Value and being shortlisted for this award is a great recognition of the community we have created at Kirby. We have built a company that develops people and their performances, we are immensely proud of that and of all the people at Kirby.”

Kirby Group HR Director Fergus Barry says, “It is a privilege to be shortlisted for this award and a clear indication that our people believe Kirby is a great place to work. This nomination is a huge achievement for everybody at Kirby. Knowing we’ve got such a supportive team who are committed to helping each other is a massive advantage for us. At Kirby, we deliver excellence while investing in our people, and we always strive to maintain our brand of excellence through our people.”

Paul Devoy, CEO of Investors in People, commented:

“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

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