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Ambassador Status for Hilton Newcastle Gateshead

Better Health at Work Award Hilton

Image caption - Emily Rugg, Sales Executive, Hilton Newcastle Gateshead, Alice Wiseman, Gateshead's Director of Public Health and Bethany Dodgson, Food and Beverage Assistant, Hilton Newcastle Gateshead

The Hilton Newcastle Gateshead Hotel has been awarded Ambassador Status in the Better Health at Work Awards. They join 28 other Gateshead businesses who have achieved the highest accolade in recognising the efforts of employers in the North East and Cumbria to address health issues within the workplace. 

The Hilton Newcastle Gateshead were one of twelve Gateshead businesses that collected their awards at a presentation event at St Mary's Heritage Centre in Gateshead on Friday 28 February. Nine businesses collected their bronze award and three were given a Maintaining Excellence award, including Gateshead Council.

Ambassador Status is granted to those employers who demonstrate both long-term commitment and outstanding practice around workplace health and wellbeing, not only achieving but consistently going above and beyond at every stage of assessment. 

Alice Wiseman, Gateshead's Director of Public Health who presented the awards said: "This is a great achievement from one of our leading employers. The work of the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead team shows us how we can all focus on improving our employees' health and wellbeing. Having a strong and supportive business sector in Gateshead is essential, good jobs mean that local people prosper and are able to live positive lives".

"The energy that the Hilton team have put into the award shows us how we can all focus on improving our employees' health and wellbeing. I would encourage any business to consider taking part in the award."

Hilton Newcastle Gateshead are in the seventh year of taking part in the Better Health at Work Award and they have seen major improvements throughout their business due to their focus on employee wellbeing. Staff long-term sickness absence has decreased, positive customer experience has gone up and staff turnover has decreased.

The Hilton team have shared their learning from the Better Health at Work Award North East as Best practice across all UK&I Hotels and in 2019 they won a national award for - The UK&I hotel with the best staff retention.

Martin Robinson, General Manager of Hilton Newcastle Gateshead said: "We are delighted to be awarded Ambassador status.  The health and well-being of all of our team members is always a priority and is well and truly embedded in the Hotel culture. I am extremely grateful to the Hotel health advocates for their continuous commitment and focus over the past six years." 

There are currently 400 businesses across the North East, and 36 in Gateshead, who are at various stages of the Better Health at Work Award, all are showing their commitment to the health and wellbeing of their employees.

If you are interested in more information about the award which is offered free to businesses in the North East region, please visit www.betterhealthatworkne.org.

The following businesses collected their awards at the presentation evening:

Maintaining Excellence

  • Gateshead College
  • Gateshead Council
  • Hilton Newcastle Gateshead


Bronze

  • Venator Pigments (Birtley)
  • Newcastle Gateshead Initiative
  • Meldrum Construction Service LTD
  • Kavli UK Ltd
  • Keyfort Group
  • Teleperformance
  • Recovery4Life
  • RNIB
  • Jobcentre Plus
  •  

 

 

 

Better Health at Work Award Hilton
28 February 2020

Image caption - Emily Rugg, Sales Executive, Hilton Newcastle Gateshead, Alice Wiseman, Gateshead's Director of Public Health and Bethany Dodgson, Food and Beverage Assistant, Hilton Newcastle Gateshead

The Hilton Newcastle Gateshead Hotel has been awarded Ambassador Status in the Better Health at Work Awards. They join 28 other Gateshead businesses who have achieved the highest accolade in recognising the efforts of employers in the North East and Cumbria to address health issues within the workplace. 

The Hilton Newcastle Gateshead were one of twelve Gateshead businesses that collected their awards at a presentation event at St Mary's Heritage Centre in Gateshead on Friday 28 February. Nine businesses collected their bronze award and three were given a Maintaining Excellence award, including Gateshead Council.

Ambassador Status is granted to those employers who demonstrate both long-term commitment and outstanding practice around workplace health and wellbeing, not only achieving but consistently going above and beyond at every stage of assessment. 

Alice Wiseman, Gateshead's Director of Public Health who presented the awards said: "This is a great achievement from one of our leading employers. The work of the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead team shows us how we can all focus on improving our employees' health and wellbeing. Having a strong and supportive business sector in Gateshead is essential, good jobs mean that local people prosper and are able to live positive lives".

"The energy that the Hilton team have put into the award shows us how we can all focus on improving our employees' health and wellbeing. I would encourage any business to consider taking part in the award."

Hilton Newcastle Gateshead are in the seventh year of taking part in the Better Health at Work Award and they have seen major improvements throughout their business due to their focus on employee wellbeing. Staff long-term sickness absence has decreased, positive customer experience has gone up and staff turnover has decreased.

The Hilton team have shared their learning from the Better Health at Work Award North East as Best practice across all UK&I Hotels and in 2019 they won a national award for - The UK&I hotel with the best staff retention.

Martin Robinson, General Manager of Hilton Newcastle Gateshead said: "We are delighted to be awarded Ambassador status.  The health and well-being of all of our team members is always a priority and is well and truly embedded in the Hotel culture. I am extremely grateful to the Hotel health advocates for their continuous commitment and focus over the past six years." 

There are currently 400 businesses across the North East, and 36 in Gateshead, who are at various stages of the Better Health at Work Award, all are showing their commitment to the health and wellbeing of their employees.

If you are interested in more information about the award which is offered free to businesses in the North East region, please visit www.betterhealthatworkne.org.

The following businesses collected their awards at the presentation evening:

Maintaining Excellence

  • Gateshead College
  • Gateshead Council
  • Hilton Newcastle Gateshead


Bronze

  • Venator Pigments (Birtley)
  • Newcastle Gateshead Initiative
  • Meldrum Construction Service LTD
  • Kavli UK Ltd
  • Keyfort Group
  • Teleperformance
  • Recovery4Life
  • RNIB
  • Jobcentre Plus
  •  

 

 

 

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