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Banks Group prioritise workplace health and wellbeing

North East organisation shapes health and wellbeing in the workplace.

A leading family owned business has achieved recognition for prioritising their staff’s mental and physical wellbeing.

The Banks Group in County Durham have united with the Better Health at Work Award (BHAWA) to lead the way for future workplace health and wellbeing in County Durham.

They are proud to have achieved their Maintaining Excellence Status from the BHAWA, which means they are continuing to boost wellbeing in their workplace through training, awareness and activities.

Chris Kelsey, Communications Manager, at The Banks Group, said: “The Better Health at Work Award helps us to provide a structured programme of health and wellbeing to our employees and encourages them to maintain or improve their physical and mental wellbeing.

“The support in place from the BHAW team is invaluable in helping us shape our future monthly health campaigns, which in turn motivate and engage our staff.

“We are extremely proud to be a part of the BHAWA scheme.”

The Banks Group are a minerals, property and renewable energy company, that operate throughout the North East of England and Scotland and employ over 300 people.

The BHAWA in County Durham is delivered by the Pioneering Care Partnership (PCP), who’s charitable mission is to support ‘Health, Wellbeing and Learning for All’.

Karen Stubbings, Project Lead of Workplace Health, said: “We are proud to honour the Banks Group for all of their dedicated time towards shaping future health and wellbeing in the workplace across County Durham.

“They are leading the way for future organisations, as many more begin to follow in their footsteps to prioritise staff wellbeing.”

If your business is interested in raising awareness and values health and wellbeing, contact

Find out more about the Better Health at Work Award’s on their website.

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