News: Up for the Workplace Challenge?

Posted on 9th December 2015

Our latest Workplace Challenge is kicking off on the 1st of January 2016 and runs until the end of February 2016. In short, it’s a challenge to employers to get their employees active during those two months after Christmas. Research is increasingly showing that healthier workplaces are healthier (less absences) and more productive.

It’s completely free for companies and individuals to sign up and use. It’s an activity log where people gain points for the different physical activity they do.

Some of the companies in Sussex we’ve worked with have used it to challenge clients, neighbours in their office blocks and within different departments as a bit of fun. It can also just be used for individuals to track their own physical activity/fitness.

It’d be great to see some or all of the companies on Burgess Hill Business Park getting involved! It could be something fun to offer as part of your membership, especially as it’s completely free. There will also be some certificates and prizes for the most active businesses too! Feel free to sign up and have a look around – https://www.workplacechallenge.org.uk/activesussex/new-year-new-business

Best wishes,

Leon Carter | Sports Officer (Primary Schools & Workplaces) | Active Sussex

 

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Steve Mooney
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The Hon Nicholas Soames MP

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