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Posted: Mon, 04 Dec 2017 12:32
Atkins have prioritised the wellbeing of their employees and have been successful in creating a culture where employees are empowered to be healthy and active.
Posted: Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:01
- Brits sit down for average 8.9 hours per day1, 40% do not exercise enough2
- Around 131 million working days lost to sickness absence in England each year3
- Workplace Challenge wants more people to exercise in and around their working day
- Nationwide, eight week campaign launches in January 2018
Posted: Fri, 01 Dec 2017 14:29
With the average UK worker spending more than 8 hours a day sitting down, being active at work is more important than ever. By adding small chunks of activity in and around the working day, employees can reduce time spent sitting which in turn can reduce the risk of over 20 chronic diseases. Regularly engaging in 10 minute bouts of activity during the working day can provide a range of benefits including improved mood, boost in concentration and increased team morale.
The message is simple: every minute counts