Brother Industries (UK) Ltd based in Wrexham, North Wales, has been commended for demonstrating its commitment to the health and wellbeing of its employees by receiving a Simplyhealth healthy workplace award that recognise the contribution organisations, 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.
Graham Halliwell for Brother comments: "Our motto within the company is Brother at your side, our employees are the most important part of our business. We actively encourage a healthy work life balance and have in place a number of schemes to ensure that we look after their health and wellbeing, including a return to work policy and an employee assistance programme. In addition, we provide all of our staff with access to a health cash plan, which helps them to cover the cost of their everyday healthcare needs, such as visits to the dentist and the optician, up to an annual limit. Our employees are also encouraged to get involved with environmental projects and our business in the community projects, which have recently included the refurbishment of local school play areas, helping to spruce up a local hospital and building pathways in our Millenium ECO centre."
Health cash plan news: 25 August 2011