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Accreditations & awards


Investors in People

Gaining the Investors in People (IiP) is an achievement in itself, but Hanover has gained the Silver level, placing it in the top 5% of organisations which have been recognised for the IiP award.

Chartered Management Institute Approved Centre

Hanover has met the exacting learning delivery and assessment requirements to become a Chartered Management Institute Approved Centre, which means we can offer accredited in-house management and leadership development programmes to staff. It is the only housing association to have gained this prestigious status making it an equal with universities and colleges offering management development programmes.

TAP Gold Partner Award

The Training Foundation aims to professionalise learning and development and is an independent training quality standard with some 1,300 organisations employing more than 25,000 TAP-certified trainers. Hanover has achieved the Gold Partnership status in recognition of highest standard of training practice, one of only 52 organisations to achieve this award. This guarantees that our internal programmes offered to staff reflect best practice in training design and delivery.

Hanover has gained the following prestigious national awards:


Training Journal Awards

Training Journal is the largest learning and development community and resource online. It also provides discussion webinars.

TJ 2012 Gold Winner Award

The Charity Learning Awards

These awards were set up to showcase and celebrate key achievements of members of The Charity Learning Consortium.

Charity Learning Awards 2013 

Positive about Disabled People

Hanover is a participating organisation and is authorised to display the two ticks symbol. The scheme recognises employers who have agreed to take action  to meet five commitments relating to the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled employees.

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Stonewall is the LGBT equality charity. In line with our commitment to being inclusive we have our ‘Rainbow Network’, our group for LGBT staff. Find out more on our Inclusive page.

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