London,
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November
2012
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07:03
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ng homes achieves healthy workplace status

ng homes based in North Glasgow, has been commended for demonstrating its commitment to the health and wellbeing of its employees by receiving a Simplyhealth Healthy Workplace award.

Provided by healthcare provider Simplyhealth, the Healthy Workplace awards recognise the contribution that UK organisations, in both the private and public sector, make to the welfare of employees. Winners of the award provide employees with a range of initiatives and benefits that help to keep their workforce motivated and healthy.
Tony Sweeney, Head of Organisational Development at ng homes, comments: "We recognise the importance of a healthy work/life balance for our staff.  Our Health Plan is central to this and we have a number of policies and initiatives in place that emphasise the importance we place on employee health & wellbeing.

We recently achieved the Healthy Working Lives Bronze Award and we are currently working towards Silver.  Our staff are actively involved in developing our approach to health and wellbeing in a number of ways, including designing and implementing activities and events and this has helped to support our high level of employee engagement."

John Fury, ng homes Chairperson, stated: "We are delighted that the on-going commitment and efforts of our Management Board and staff team has been recognised by the Simplyhealth Healthy Workplace Award and we will continue to support our employees to remain motivated and healthy."

Howard Hughes from Simplyhealth remarks: "We run this award scheme because we want to recognise and encourage companies to care about the health of their people. We believe that companies can make a positive contribution to the health of our nation. Congratulations to ng homes on achieving Simplyhealth Healthy Workplace status and demonstrating that the health and wellbeing of its employees is fundamental."  

For further information about ng homes please visit www.nghomes.net. For further information about Simplyhealth please visit www.simplyhealth.co.uk, or to enter your company for a Healthy Workplace award please visit www.simplyhealth.co.uk/healthyworkplaceawards.

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