Investors In People
The Investors in People Standard is a business improvement tool designed to advance an organisation’s performance through people.
Developed in 1990 by a partnership of leading businesses and national organisation’s, the Standard helps organisations to improve performance and realise objectives through the management and development of their people. Since it was developed, the Standard has been reviewed every five years to ensure that it remains relevant, accessible and attractive to all.
Acorn not only has a large presence around the world, it also has a large presence on the World Wide Web. Acorn has a number of websites catering for nearly every language and country in our reach.
With more and more people using the Internet each day to find out information on products and services Acorn felt the need to establish a market leading web presence enabling it to succeed at all levels.
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Caring for yourself can be a difficult task, and adding another person to that list can often cause a lot of stress. Caring.com surveyed more than 1,000 caregivers and reports that caring for someone else is their biggest source of stress. Here is a list of 9 common challenges caregivers face and the best solution to solve them.
Whether you are getting over a cold or healing from a surgery, what you put in your body during the healing process plays a meaningful role in how your body will rebuild and restore its tissue. Surgery increases inflammation and can cause stress to the body. Nutrients that help the body heal include collagen, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Here is a list of foods that aim to help heal the body and benefit different parts.
It's that time of year again when we take control to make a difference in our lives by setting goals for ourselves. Three weeks into 2018, how's your New Year's resolution going? If you don't already have a resolution, here are a few of the common ones that might work for you.
Falls are the most common reason that those 45+ visit the emergency room, and diabetes increases that risk. Diabetes can cause falls in several different ways: low vision, balance issues, low blood sugar, and weakness. Luckily, falls can be prevented by strengthening yourself and creating a safer environment around you.
A new year has started and we all make plans and goals for the new year, but sometimes it is hard for people to stick with, or accomplish their goals. Below are 6 tips from the AARP's Life Reimagined Ambassador, Emilio Estefan, on how you can reach those goals and make this year the best it can be.