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Yorkshire mental health charity Touchstone ranks 9th in The Sunday Times Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For 2020

The charity also received the Discovering Potential award for the fourth year running in recognition of their work to employ people with lived experience. As well as this, Touchstone won the Giving Something Back award for its community engagement and efforts to tackle climate change within the organisation and across the communities it serves. The charity was awarded this accolade for the second consecutive year. This is the eighth year

2020-04-02T13:47:28+01:0025th February 2020|Awards, News|

Charity Touchstone placed 4th at UK’s most inclusive employer awards

Mental health and wellbeing charity Touchstone has ranked 4th in the Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers’ at a ceremony in Manchester last month. he Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers list awards UK-based organisations who promote employee inclusion at all levels of their businesses, including management, senior, executive and board level. Organisations entering the awards must demonstrate the promotion of all strands of diversity including age, disability, gender, LGBT, race, faith and religion. Touchstone,

2019-12-18T11:04:40+00:0010th December 2019|Awards, Diversity, Equality and Diversity, Leadership, News|

Touchstone achieves Best Companies – Three star accreditation for the second year running!

Yorkshire mental health charity Touchstone celebrates achieving a coveted three star accreditation in the annual Best Companies – Sunday Times to Work for employee engagement, which is for extraordinary levels of employee engagement and is the highest star rating you can achieve. Touchstone has been a top 10 Best Company since 2017 and has been in the top 100 since 2013. Kathryn Hart, HR Director at Touchstone commented “We are

2019-12-17T16:50:56+00:0025th November 2019|Awards, News|

Touchstone “truly excels” as an employer

Yorkshire mental health charity Touchstone celebrates achieving coveted three star accreditation in the annual Sunday Times Best Companies to Work survey in recognition of its extraordinary levels of employee engagement. The charity, ranked 8th in The Sunday Times Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For 2019, was also given the Discovering Potential award for the third year running and the Giving Something Back award for first time. This is the seventh

2019-03-11T16:04:51+00:0011th March 2019|Awards, Community, Diversity, Equality and Diversity, News, Yorkshire|

Touchstone shortlisted for Investors in People Awards 2018

Yorkshire based wellbeing charity Touchstone has been named as a leader in people management practice globally, having been shortlisted in the Excellence in Leadership and Management category of the Investors in People Awards 2018. Alison Lowe, Touchstone's chief executive, said: "I am delighted our philosophy of distributed leadership has been recognised by this award nomination. Everyone is a leader at Touchstone and this acknowledgement from IiP proves this to be the

2020-04-17T10:58:44+01:0019th July 2018|Awards, Leadership, News|

Touchstone has been shortlisted for the UK’s Largest Diversity Awards

Touchstone has been shortlisted for the Diverse Company category at the National Diversity Awards 2018. Over 20,000 people submitted nominations for the awards this year. Amongst those being honoured are freedom fighters, domestic violence campaigners and trans rights activists, all of whom work tirelessly to combat injustice and discrimination in very different ways. Designed to highlight the country's most inspirational and selfless people, the NDA's continue to gain endorsements from high

2020-04-17T10:58:26+01:0029th June 2018|Awards, Equality and Diversity, News|

Touchstone nominated for the UK's largest diversity award

Touchstone a local well-being charity in Yorkshire has been nominated for the Diverse Company of the Year category at The National Diversity Awards 2018. The Liverpool Anglican Cathedral will play host to this year’s awards, to be held on 14th September, recognising individuals and groups from grassroots communities. The event recognises nominees in their respective fields of diversity including age, disability, gender, race, faith, religion and sexual orientation. Olympic Diver

2020-04-17T10:56:12+01:009th April 2018|Awards, News|

Touchstone meets the Investors in People Platinum standard

At Touchstone, a Yorkshire based mental health and wellbeing charity that works in partnership with many other organisations, our first priority is always the results that we achieve with and for our service users. But to do that, we need to support our diverse and talented staff to reach their potential. Recently that support has been recognised by Investors In People, who awarded Touchstone their highest level of accreditation -

2020-04-17T10:55:16+01:0015th March 2018|Awards, Equality and Diversity, News|

Touchstone stays in top 10 best not-for-profit companies to work for

Once again, Touchstone has been listed in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For. We've been placed 9th in the 100 Best Not-for-Profit Companies, our second year in the top 10, and our 6th in the top 100. The results are based on a confidential survey of staff, giving them the opportunity to feedback on the experience of working for their employer. Responses from Touchstone staff highlighted that: 93

2020-04-17T10:54:57+01:0022nd February 2018|Awards, News|

Touchstone has been ranked number 1 in The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List

The long awaited Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers showcases leading organisations working across all strands of diversity. In recognition of their continued dedication to workplace diversity, Touchstone has once again been ranked first in The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List – which lists UK based organisations that promote inclusion across all protected characteristics, throughout each level of employment within an organisation. Powered by The Excellence in Diversity Awards, The Inclusive

2020-04-17T10:51:17+01:006th December 2017|Awards, Blog, Equality and Diversity, Leadership, News|