The Employers for Childcare Family Friendly Awards took place on 26 September. There was an exceptional number of applications this year (the highest number ever!) and it is impressive to see that despite the many challenges faced, such as restructures, loss of staff, downturn in business - organisations are still finding innovative ways to deliver a family friendly approach in their workplace.
There was an Overall Winner and four categories with a winner and highly commended in each which are set out below:
Winner: Belfast City Council
Highly Commended: Belfast Trust and Queen's University Belfast
Winner: Progressive Building Society
Highly Commended: Adventures Day Nursery and Legal Island
Large Private Sector
Winner: Lagan Construction Group
Highly Commended: Coca Cola HBC NI and The Keystone Group
Winner: MACS NI
Highly Commended: Northern Ireland Hospice and Clanrye Group
Congratulations to the winners and those who were highly commended and a huge thanks to all those who entered the Awards.