Age Positive Award winners announced

The winners of the Age Positive Award 2004 have been
announced.

Picking up the Outstanding Achievement Award (employer category)
was Bridgend County Borough Council. Neil Lodwick, from the council’s HR
department, said:

"We are delighted to be the first Welsh Council to
receive this award as we have made great steps towards tackling the problem of
age discrimination. We totally support the Age Positive campaign and are very
pleased to be on board – not only to champion the cause, but also to help other
Welsh organisations realise the value and benefit of having a mixed-age
workforce."

A Special Contribution Award was presented to Morgan Cole,
a leading law firm, for their efforts in implementing age positive policies,
including launching a two-year campaign to support HR professionals and their
organisations in the lead up to the 2006 legislation on age discrimination.

The winners are:

● Morgan Cole – Special Contribution Age Positive
Award 2004
● Becky Brewis – Outstanding Achievement Age Positive Award 2004
● Bridgend County Borough Council – Outstanding Achievement Age Positive
Award 2004
● Edwina Goody – English National Age Positive Award 2004
● Yorkshire Water – English National Age Positive Award 2004
● David Adams – Cymru National Age Positive Award 2004
● Iceland Foods plc – Cymru National Age Positive Award 2004
● FirstGroup plc – Scottish National Age Positive Award 2004
● Tom Skillen – Scottish National Age Positive Award 2004

www.agepositive.gov.uk

By
Quentin Reade

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