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Avantcard secures The KeepWell Mark

11 September 2017
Wellness is at the core of Avantcard in County Leitrim
Avantcard are the first organisation in the Financial Services sector to be awarded Ireland’s national workplace wellbeing accreditation, The KeepWell Mark™, in recognition of their commitment to the health and wellbeing for its 220 employees. The Leitrim-based lender is Headquartered in Carrick-on-Shannon and with an office in Dublin, and employs around 220 people. Managing director of Avantcard, Chris Paul stated "Wellness must be at the core of a successful workplace. Not just to prevent things such as absenteeism and hidden costs, but also so that we as an employer can continue to attract the best talent in a competitive market.”
A smoke-free workplace, readily available healthy eating options and promotion of employee physical activity have helped Leitrim-based lender Avantcard secure The KeepWell Mark™. Among the initiatives introduced by Avantcard to its workplace were strategies to look after mental health and the introduction of a staff working group to enhance the working environment.

"Wellness must be at the core of a successful workplace. Not just to prevent things such as absenteeism and hidden costs, but also so that we can continue to attract the best talent in a competitive market.”