Belfast Telegraph

Be crowned 2012 family friendly organisation of the year!

Employers For Childcare Charitable Group have announced that applications for the second annual Childcare Works Awards are now open.

The Childcare Works Awards have been designed by Employers For Childcare Charitable Group to encourage and showcase leading examples of excellence and innovation in family friendly working policies.

Applicants are invited to detail how their family friendly working policies lead the way in excellence and set the standard for others to follow. There are four categories to choose from:

  • Public Sector,
  • Large Private Sector,
  • Small to Medium Enterprises and
  • registered Charities or Social Enterprises.

Click on this link to access the Application Form.

Three overall winners from each category will be selected by the esteemed judging panel and will receive a prestigious prize at an exclusive business ceremony in the City Hall in September, which will be hosted by Tim McGarry.

Commenting on the 2012 Awards Marie Marin, CEO said “Employers For Childcare Charitable Group is delighted to be able to recognise innovative thinking and excellence in family friendly employment practices. We are looking forward to welcoming applications for the first time this year from organisations that are not currently registered to our Childcare Voucher Scheme.”

Media Partners for the 2012 Childcare Works Awards Belfast Telegraph and NI, Marketing Manager Joanne Uprichard commented:

‘We are delighted to be associated with 2012 Childcare Works Awards as we realise how important it is to the economy to encourage family friendly employment practices to help maintain a reliable and productive work force’

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 14th August 2012.

Please email for application details, call freephone 0800 028 3008, visit website

Click on this link to access the Application Form

Belfast Telegraph