Soraid McEntee from the EIQA pictured with Clodagh Judge and Bernie Coffey LES Kildare (Kildare LESN) at The National Q Mark Awards, Dublin.
A Kildare guidance and counselling service for the long term unemployed was nominated for a prestigious Q Mark Award for Quality Management System at this year’s National Q Mark Awards.
LES Kildare (also known as LESN) provides guidance counselling to long term unemployed clients, helping with training, funding, advice and career guidance in order that they feel supported into job Ppacements, provided free to employers using their service.
“Being nominated for an EIQA QMark Award has given our Kildare LESN service such worth, value, self-esteem and Joy on this our 21st Anniversary Celebration Year - it will be remembered as being the most celebrated and joyous event ever enjoyed by our annually contracted Charitable Service by this wonderfully dedicated team of Board Members, Management, Auditors and Staff. Thank you sincerely EIQA” said Clodagh Judge-Sherry, Chief Operations Officer
According to organisers The Q Mark Award is the highest accolade an Irish business can achieve, given both the intense competition and the exacting standards required. It is awarded only to companies who achieve the highest standards of quality and excellence. This was noted as being a very special year for the Q Mark Awards as the Excellence Ireland Quality Association (EIQA) celebrate 50 years trading.