Employer honoured

A MATLOCK employer has been given an award for its commitment to the health and wellbeing of its staff.

The Youth Hostel Association, based in Dimple Road, has received the Simplyhealth Healthy Workplace award.

The accolade recognises the contribution of the charity makes to the welfare of its employees by providing them with a range of initiatives and benefits to keep them motivated and healthy.

Allison Green, director of operations, people and performance for the organisation, said: “It is essential that we offer benefits that support employees in managing their wellbeing and health for both their work and leisure time and we’re delighted to receive an award that recognises this.”