19 Mar '11, 4pm

[CNA] Family-friendly businesses recognised

[CNA] Family-friendly businesses recognised

SINGAPORE: Thirty-seven businesses were recognised at the "We Welcome Families" Awards ceremony for implementing family-friendly facilities and practices. Senior Minister Professor S Jayakumar was the guest of honour at the awards ceremony. Diaper changing stations in male toilets, special toilets equipped with kiddy seats and baby prams and wheelchairs for rent - these were some of the facilities that won shopping malls like City Square Mall the "Excellence Award". City Square Mall's head of marketing communications, Dominic Chew, said: "The truth really is, if you have wheelchair-bound parents and a crying baby in a pram, it's very stressful already. So what can the mall do to help facilitate that? We've seen a lot of elderly on weekdays, bringing their grandchildren down to the mall. And you can actually see some of these features benefiting back the business." Nine sho...

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