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2012
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YHA achieves healthy workplace status

The Youth Hostels Association (England and Wales) (YHA) based in Matlock, Derbyshire, 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.

Allison Green, Director of Operations, People and Performance at YHA, comments: "Our employees choose to work for an organisation that celebrates outdoor activities and love exploring and travelling. It is essential that we offer benefits that support employees in managing their wellbeing and health for both their work and leisure time and we¿re delighted to receive an award that recognises this."

James Glover 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 YHA on achieving Simplyhealth Healthy Workplace status and demonstrating that the health and wellbeing of its employees is fundamental."

For further information about YHA please visit www.yha.org.uk. 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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