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2014 News Stories

Allstate NI encourages local students to App Out XtheTXT.

Allstate NI Encourage Local Students to App Out XtheTXT

Published: 24.10.2014
Since 2010 Allstate Northern Ireland's XtheTXT road safety campaign, in partnership with the Police Service of Northern Ireland and DOE, has led the way in promoting the dangers of texting whilst driving, delivering workshops to more than 18,000 students across the province to date. Read More >

Allstate NI celebrates Srabane's 10th anniversary

Allstate NI celebrates 10 years in Strabane

Published: 20.10.2014
Allstate NI plays a strategic role in developing, transforming and maintaining the various technology platforms used within America's largest publically held personal lines, property and casualty insurer: The Allstate Corporation. Read More >

Allstate NI commited to encourage more women to take up scientific and technical jobs in its workforce.

Positive steps to improve gender balance in STEM industries

Published: 14.10.2014
Dr. Evelyn Collins CBE, Chief Executive of the Equality Commission, has welcomed a commitment by one of Northern Ireland's major employers to encourage more women to take up scientific and technical jobs in its workforce. Read More >

ANI employees pledge to Go Green

Allstate Northern Ireland Employees Pledge to Go Green

Published: 29.9.2014
On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of last week [week commencing 22 September 2014], Allstate NI employees across all three sites took part in the Environmental Committee's Project Green 2014.
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A new green space - Bridge Community Garden.

Gates to new East Belfast Community Garden officially open

Published: 16.9.2014
Community groups, residents, politicians and local business people gathered today [Friday 12 September 2014] for the official opening of a new green space in East Belfast — the Bridge Community Garden. Read More >

Suren Gupta presents Vice-Chancellor Patrick Johnston at a Global Leadership Conference at the William J Clinton Leadership Institute.

Queen's University President and Vice-Chancellor Patrick Johnston Encourages Allstate Employees To Dream No Little Dreams

Published: 11.9.2014
Allstate Northern Ireland held a Global Leadership Conference at the William J Clinton Leadership Institute at Queen's Riddell Hall in June 2014
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ANI's Head of Marketing and Communications Sonya Kerr attended a reception for the Queen's Award.

Allstate Northern Ireland presented with Queen's Award for Sustainable Development

Published: 12.8.2014
Northern Ireland's largest IT company, Allstate NI has been formally presented with the prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise in the category of Sustainable Development—the UK's highest honour for business success.
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Northern Ireland Company Wins National Business Award

Published: 25.6.2014
Belfast business, Allstate NI, has been named as a top organisation for people management practice in the UK, having won the Excellence in Work Life Balance Award in the first Investors in People Awards.
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Jeremy Fitch, Invest NI and Kieran Harding, Business in the Community present Rose Kelly and Sonya Kerr of Allstate Northern Ireland with the Northern Ireland Responsible Company of the Year Award 2014.

Allstate Northern Ireland named Northern Ireland's Most Responsible Company by Business in the Community

Published: 9.6.2014
Over 500 business people gathered in Belfast's Waterfront Hall last night [Thursday 5 June 2014] to see Northern Ireland's leading responsible companies be recognised and rewarded for their actions.
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Dame Mary Peters Presents Queen's Award for Sustainable Development to Allstate Northern Ireland

Published: 28.5.2014
Northern Ireland's largest IT company, Allstate NI has been formally presented with the prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise in the category of Sustainable Development—the UK's highest honour for business success.
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12 week challenge to lose pounds.

Allstate Northern Ireland staff lose 1253lb as part of £ for lb 12 week challenge

Published: 27.5.2014
120 Allstate employees joined forces with a total of 875 employees from 20 companies from across Northern Ireland to tackle their weight and change their lifestyles, supported by their employers under Business in the Community's £ for lb 12 week challenge.
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A jester and a Allstate Northern Ireland employee during the Rally for Good week.

Allstate Employees Rally for Good

Published: 21.4.2014
From 7 - 11 April all three Allstate Northern Ireland offices took part in the enterprise wide Rally for Good celebrations.
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Allstate Northern Ireland receives Queen's award.

Allstate Northern Ireland Receives Queen's Award for Sustainable Development

Published: 21.4.2014
Allstate NI is celebrating today after being named as winners of a Queen's Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development—the UK's highest honour for business success.
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Bro McFerran, Arlene Foster and Greg Baldwin.

Foster opens state-of-the-art Command Centre for leading IT company

Published: 15.4.2014
Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Arlene Foster today (15 April 2014) officially opened the Enterprise Command Centre for Northern Ireland's largest IT company, Allstate Northern Ireland at the Belfast office.
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Allstate Northern Ireland employees volunteer on Be a Saint day 2014.

Allstate Northern Ireland joins over 340 business volunteers on 'Be a Saint' day 2014

Published: 9.4.2014
On Friday 14 March, Allstate Northern Ireland joined over 340 business volunteers from 19 companies across Northern Ireland to take part in Business in the Community's and Volunteer Now's 'Be A Saint' volunteering week 2014.
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2013 News Stories

Allstate NI joins leading technology exhibit at Titanic Pump House.

Allstate NI Joins Leading Technology Exhibit at Titanic Pump House

Published: 17.12.2013
The Here and Now exhibit in the Titanic Pump House, Belfast recently welcomed Allstate NI to its showcase of some of the technological genius that's happening throughout Northern Ireland today.
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Naomi Long MP encourages young women into IT.

Leading women in tech inspire new generation of IT Girls

Published: 10.12.2013
Naomi Long MP and inspirational business women from some of Northern Ireland's leading employers will today launch an event in Belfast to encourage young women into IT.
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Allstate Northern Ireland employees took part in a charity Firewalk.

Allstate NI Employees Raise £8,878 for Local Charity

Published: 03.12.2013
33 brave Allstate Northern Ireland employees took part in a charity Firewalk on November 7th to help raise much needed funds for PIPS, a Suicide Prevention and Awareness Charity, raising a grand total of £8,878.
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Allstate Northern Ireland opened their doors to young IT graduates.

Allstate NI Encourage the next generation in IT

Published: 23.10.2013
Allstate Northern Ireland has opened their doors to young IT graduates of the future by holding Open Door Sessions at Allstate NI's Belfast office in a bid to teach them more about the industry and what Allstate NI has to offer to its employees.
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Gareth McAleese and Ian Simons wrote an award winning book Go Berserk.

Award winning book Go Berserk receives official accreditation

Published: 9.10.2013
Allstate Northern Ireland's very own employee Gareth McAleese (along with co-author Ian Simons) published 'Go Berserk' in 2012 and the book has since gone from strength to strength.
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Allstate Northern Ireland employees helping participate in the community's environmental action day.

Allstate NI Out In Force for Environment Day 2013

Published: 1.10.2013
17 Allstate NI volunteers from across all 3 offices joined a 140 volunteer strong army of 'eco-warriors' on Friday 20 September as part of Business in the Community's Environment 'action' Day to tackle projects of an environmental nature.
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Android desserts theme served during Allstate NI's Android training course.

From Cupcake to Jellybean, Allstate NI Develops an App-etite for Android

Published: 13.8.2013
Allstate NI's appetising Android training course went down a treat this week in the Belfast offices. Kicking off Allstate NI's 'Good Hands Academy', the Android application course was the first of several internal up-skilling courses to be run and taught by Allstate NI's very own senior trainers over 2 days.
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A man playing guitar jumping for energy for life program.

Allstate has Energy for Life!

Published: 30.7.2013
The fourth round of Energy for Life workshops started in the Belfast Offices during July with Strabane and L'Derry Offices taking part the following week. Allstate NI aims to have over 1900 employees through the day and a half energy management workshop, helping their engagement and energy levels both at home and work.
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Allstate Northern Ireland training team teaches in the classroom.

Allstate NI Provides Much Needed Teacher Training For New A Level

Published: 30.7.2013
Following recent requests to Allstate Northern Ireland's training team, and after discussion with CCEA, Allstate NI's training department have created the 'Allstate Teachers' Technology Training' (AT3) programme.
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Allstate Northern Ireland employees holding checks made out to charities.

Allstate NI Gives Big in 2012

Published: 27.6.2013
In 2012 the charities committees across the 3 Allstate NI offices raised over £60,000 for good causes all over NI.
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Allstate Northern Ireland employees participate inthe Week of Service.

Week of Service 10th—15th June 2013

Published: 10.12.2013
Allstate's companywide Week of Service ran 10th—15th June, kick-starting Allstate NI's CSR initiative 'Dragon's Den II—Time to Give Back' where previously teams had pitched for their charity projects which they will be carrying out throughout the year.
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Allstate NI awarded for its Energy for Life Programme.

Allstate NI Scoop Another Award for its Energy for Life Programme at the 2013 Irish News Workplace and Employment Awards

Published: 13.6.2013
On Thursday 13th June, The Energy for Life team picked up the award for Work, Life and Wellbeing at the 2013 Irish News Workplace and Employment Awards.
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British Ambassador meets with Northern Ireland Business Delegation.

British Ambassador to the USA meets with Northern Ireland Business Delegation in Allstate NI Office

Published: 10.6.2013
Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Northern Ireland Office this morning hosted a private breakfast meeting with Sir Peter Westmacott, British Ambassador to the USA.
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Allstate Northern Ireland employee, Marbeth Scott, volunters at St. Matthew's Primary School.

Time to Compute—IT in the Classroom

Published: 6.6.2013
Allstate Northern Ireland is part of the Time to Compute programme—a scheme developed by Business in the Community in partnership with local Education and Library Boards to help improve computing skills in local primary schools.
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Allstate Northern Ireland employees engage in Lego Serious Play (LSP).

From Playroom to Workplace—Building Skills & Collaboration

Published: 29.5.2013
Lego may be the bricks that colour childhoods across the world but they are making a move into the workplace with major international companies, such as Allstate, engaging Lego Serious Play (LSP) to enable a cultural shift within an organisation.
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American Business School students visits Allstate Northern Ireland office in Belfast.

American Business School visit Allstate NI Offices

Published: 24.5.2013
Last week 10 Kogod School of Business undergraduate students from The American University, Washington DC travelled to Ireland as part of their International Management Practices course from 13th to 19th May 2013.
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Allstate Northern Ireland employees took part in activities as part of National Give & Gain Day.

Give & Gain Day 2013

Published: 23.5.2013
Allstate NI employees took part in activities across the province for worthy causes as part of National Give & Gain Day on Friday 17th April 2013.
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Allstate Northern Ireland HR team awarded the Team of the Year.

Allstate Win Big at the CIPD NI 2013 Awards

Published: 21.5.2013
Thursday 16th May the Allstate NI HR team and a group of our visiting US partners attended the prestigious CIPD NI Awards at the Ulster Museum.
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ANI welcomed Sharadha Gowda for ASPL (Bangalore) to the Belfast Office.

Bangalore to Belfast

Published: 20.5.2013
On Monday 6th May ANI welcomed Sharadha Gowda from ASPL (Bangalore) to the Belfast Office. Sharadha is the first QC resource to make the trip to from Bangalore to Belfast.
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Left to Right - Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness MLA; Alastair Hamilton, Chief Executive, Invest Northern Ireland; Bro McFerran, Managing Director, Allstate Northern Ireland; DETI Minister Arlene Foster MLA and First Minister Rt. Hon. Peter D Robinson MLA at the announcement of the creation of 650 jobs at Allstate Northern Ireland.

Robinson and McGuinness announce the creation of up to 650 new jobs at Allstate

Published: 14.5.2013
First Minister Rt. Hon. Peter D Robinson MLA and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness MLA, have announced that technology company Allstate Northern Ireland is to create up to 650 high quality jobs in Belfast, Londonderry and Strabane.
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ANI employees were out in force to collect money for Special Olympics.

Allstate help Raise £50k across Ulster for The Special Olympics

Published: 13.5.2013
Allstate employees were out in force across the 3 offices on Friday 26th April for The Special Olympics annual Collection Day to raise vital funds to support the sports charity's work in the Ulster region.
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ANI employee ventured to their local libraries to provided hands on advice and computer demonstration.

Allstate Supports NI's Silver Surfers

Published: 3.5.2013
On Friday 26th April 650 silver surfers visited 54 libraries across Northern Ireland to attended free Silver Surfer digital inclusion sessions organised by Business in the Community for those above 50 who wished to learn more about the World Wide Web.
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Allstate NI won the award for excellence in develpment of leadership at the Belfast Telelgraph's annual business award.

2013—Belfast Telegraph Business Awards

Published: 29.4.2013
Allstate NI beat off stiff competition to win the award for excellence in development of leadership at the Belfast Telegraph's annual business awards on 17th April.
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As a result of ANI recent Investors in People audit, Allstate NI have been awarded Investors in People Gold Standard.

Investors in People—Gold Standard

Published: 24.4.2013
As a result of Allstate NI's recent Investors in People audit at the Belfast and Strabane offices, Allstate NI have been awarded Investors in People Gold standard.
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ANI employees volunteer durn Be a Saint Day.

Be a Saint Day 2013

Published: 21.3.2013
On Friday 15 March, over 350 business volunteers from 31 companies from a wide range of sectors across Northern Ireland took up tools at 28 community and voluntary groups to help them complete practical tasks to improve their premises as part of Business in the Community's and Volunteer Now's 'Be A Saint' volunteering day.
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A cake with the words In Support of Comic Relief.

Comic Relief Bake Sale

Published: 19.3.2013
Friday 15th March was Comic Relief Day and anyone who watched part or all of the programme on Friday night will be aware how much good can be done with the money raised.
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Allstate NI's Bro McFerran spoke of the importance of IT skills and education in the classrooms.

Future Classrooms 2013

Published: 08.3.2013
Allstate NI's Bro McFerran spoke on the importance of IT skills and education on Friday 1st March at NI Future Classrooms 2013.
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Teenagers from the Fermanagh area learnt about the dangers of driving and texting.

Interactive programme for young drivers and passengers

Published: 18.2.2013
Teenagers from the Fermanagh area learnt about the dangers of driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol and using mobile phones when behind the wheel.
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ANI reaised funds by setting up short education courses on mobile application.

Allstate has Certified App-eal

Published: 6.2.2013
Allstate Northern Ireland set up The 'Good Hands Academy' as an initiative to raise funds for The Prince's Trust Million Makers Challenge in 2012.
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Allstate NI promotes cycling to work initiatives to its employees.

Allstate is proud to support a healthy workforce, promoting cycling to work initiatives to its employees

Published: 23.1.2013
Last week The BBC contacted several businesses within Belfast, including Allstate Northern Ireland regarding their cycle to work scheme and promotion of a healthy workforce.
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ANI is the first Water Champion for saving water and providing water efficiency information to all staff.

Allstate NI become Northern Ireland's first 'Water Champion'

Published: 4.1.2013
The Consumer Council is delighted to announce that Allstate NI is its first Water Champion, Gold winner in NI. Allstate NI has been awarded a Gold award for saving water and providing water efficiency information to all staff.
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2012 News Stories

200 Graduates in Good Hands with ANI

200+ Graduates in Good Hands with Allstate NI

Published: 9.11.2012
In a year in which many companies are still finding it tough, over 200 graduates are celebrating this year after gaining employment in the IT industry with Allstate NI.
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ANI bikes to work.

Allstate win Sustrans' Big Cycle & Walk Challenge

Published: 4.10.2012
Allstate NI has won the Sustrans UK wide Big Cycle and Walk Challenge for 2012. Allstate NI clocked up more than 10,000 miles in 2897 journeys to work by foot or bike. The team burnt nearly 600,000 combined calories and saved £2489 in travel costs.
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ANI News Story link.

Allstate NI is Expanding Again

Published: 18.09.2012
The roles include everything from Developers, Project Managers, Senior Managers and Solution Architects to Network & Voice Engineers and are particularly suitable for people wanting to enhance their career and move into a more skilled role through the positions offered.
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ANI is bridging the gap to employment.

Bridging the Gap for Graduates

Published: 31.07.2012
Employment and Learning Minister, Dr Stephen Farry, has today acknowledged the success of the Department's Bridge to Employment programme which has seen over 60 non IT graduates recruited to IT positions since January.
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ANI is bridging the gap to employment.

Do You Want to Get into IT?

Published: 26.07.2012
The Department for Employment and Learning in conjuction with Allstate NI has developed a unique graduate training opportunity specifically tailored for Allstate NI.
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ANI is bridging the gap to employment.

COMPETITION TIME!!! Win 5 tickets to Culture Tech Festival

Published: 23.07.2012
COMPETITION TIME!!! Would you like to win 5 tickets to Northern Ireland's cultural capital for 4 days of electric keynotes, electronic orchestras, workshops, secret screenings, DJs, showcases, music performances, parties, digital busking & a monster games tournament???
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ANI wins awards.

Allstate is "Right Place to Work" in Northern Ireland

Published: 25.06.2012
Companies representing sectors from pizzas to packaging, architecture to insurance, power to post, were lauded on Thursday 21st June at the sixth annual Irish News Workplace & Employment Awards in the spectacular Titanic Belfast.
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ANI wins Big Tick award.

Allstate NI Pick Up a New Big Tick for Ways2Work

Published: 8.06.2012
A mass celebration of responsible business took place at the new Titanic Belfast building on Thursday 31 May 2012 for the annual Business in the Community gala awards.
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ANI wins Big Tick award.

Allstate Strabane's New Training and Education Centre (TEC) Today Opened it Doors.

Published: 21.05.2012
The state of the art facility located a stones throw from the current Allstate NI Strabane site, is housed within the Strabane Enterprise Agency location at the Orchard Road in the town.
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ANI wins Big Tick award.

Translink Corporate Challenge

Published: 10.05.2012
Translink today announced Allstate as the winner of the 'Translink Corporate Challenge', a four month initiative launched in partnership with the Irish News and supported by Business in the Community which challenged local businesses to become more sustainable by encouraging employees to use public transport.
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ANI wins Big Tick award.

Allstate NI Strabane One Day Recruitment Event

Published: 26.04.2012
Strabane is to play host to an Allstate NI Strabane recruitment event on 8 May 2012.
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ANI wins Big Tick award.

Allstate NI wins top accolade in Belfast Telegraph Business Awards

Published: 26.04.2012
Allstate NI is celebrating after being named Outstanding Business of the Year at the 2012 Belfast Telegraph Northern Ireland Business Awards.
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ANI wins Big Tick award.

Allstate Fans the Flame for Special Olympics Ulster's Annual Collection Day

Published: 16.04.2012
A leading local business is one of a number of companies across Northern Ireland pledging its support to the Special Olympics Ulster Annual Collection Day, which will take place on Friday 27th April 2012.
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ANI wins Big Tick award.

'Bring It On' At Belfast's Titanic Quarter

Published: 22.03.2012
Last Friday saw the Bring IT On road show arrive at the Belfast Metropolitan College, Titanic Quarter, Belfast for the third of four planned regional events taking place this year.
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ANI wins Big Tick award.

Craigavon Senior High School has the X the TXT factor

Published: 8.03.2012
Back in September 2011 Allstate Northern Ireland ran a competition for students to come up with an idea for a 30 second video clip for YouTube to promote their safe driving message of X the TXT—Don't Text & Drive
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ANI wins Big Tick award.

Allstate's Belfast Office raises £38,520 for the MRI Scanner Appeal and Cancer Research UK

Published: 8.03.2012
Employees from Allstate's Belfast Office were delighted to present 2 cheques for £19,260 to the MRI Scanner Appeal and to Cancer Research UK, their designated charities in 2011.
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ANI wins Big Tick award.

Allstate NI Investing in Employees' Health & Wellbeing

Published: 28.02.2012
Allstate Northern Ireland is celebrating again after receiving the Investors in People Health & Wellbeing Award recently, this in addition to the Investors in People Gold Status that the company had previously received in 2009.
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ANI wins Big Tick award.

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