Helping young folk achieve potential

Deborah Terras of UR PotentialDeborah Terras of UR Potential
Deborah Terras of UR Potential
A Blackpool training and youth work provider has been recognised for its commitment to helping young people achieve their aspirations.

UR Potential, based on Central Drive, has been awarded Investors in People status.

The organisation employs 13 people and supports more than 650 volunteers.

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Deborah Terras (pictured), director at UR Potential, said: “We feel incredibly proud of our staff and volunteers for supporting us to gain this prestigious award.

“Achieving IIP confirms what we already knew about our company but now everyone knows, that we are a professional organisation and the award gives us an amazing platform to move forward to develop best practice on a higher level.”

Investors in People helps organisations improve by focusing on the people who work for them.

Steve Burrows, managing director of Investors in People North of England said: “This is a fantastic achievement for UR Potential and I would like to congratulate the team on their success.

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“We believe that good people make a great business and Investors in People is designed to help organisations and their people to realise potential, enhance performance and meet goals. With their accreditation success, UR Potential is certainly working to realise their people potential.”

UR Potential is a community interest company which specialises in four areas of work – volunteering, training, research and consultancy
and direct delivery of youth work.

Paul Devoy, head of Investors in People, said: “Achieving the Investors in People Standard is something that any organisation should be truly proud of.

“Working with Investors in People inspires and enables leaders, managers and employees at all levels to build their skills, improve their performance and achieve their potential.

“We’d like to congratulate URPotential on their achievement.”

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