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Workplace Health

At Active Surrey we are committed to helping organisations get their employees more active and healthy.
We offer bespoke packages for workplaces to help get employees fitter and healthier as well as signposting the Workplace Challenge.

Active Working Day Challenge: January - February 2017

Over 2m ‘activity points’ were clocked up by 243 employees at 15 workplaces across Surrey as part of the free Challenge. The top activities were walking and running, with 16,000 miles covered and 19m steps taken!

Winners

The event wasn’t all about ‘winning’ but Jonas Zanker from Surrey County Council clocked up the most activity points (61k) from 109 activities.

Runner up certificates were won by second place Sharon Marshall from Frimley Health with Robin Snook, again from Surrey CC, third.

The £50 Pearmain Gastro Pub voucher went to Hayley Davies who despite major commitments outside work has managed to keep exercising and encouraging colleagues.

The Surrey Winning Workplace who win a Cage Cricket Workplace event was Reigate and Banstead Borough Council with 466k activity points and 40 entrants.

Congratulations to CSH who came in second with 441k points, an admirable 51 users, and won Surrey Scorchers tickets. Third was Surrey CC with 294k points and 33 users.

Special thanks go to Fulham FC Badminton England and those leisure centre groups around Surrey who donated the spot prizes awarded during the Active Working Day Challenge. :

Active Surrey is part of the ongoing Workplace Challenge, a sport and exercise employee benefit scheme, designed to help businesses support their employees in building exercise into the working day. Employees who live or work in Surrey can sign up for free and access local, affordable sport and fitness sessions to get whole workforces more active together.

We also have workplace packages for organisations, which include free NHS health checks, and can organise bespoke online events, pedomter challenges, courses to help beat stress or start a lunchtime running club and offer links to instructors in other 'office friendly' activities.

For more information on how to get your employees active and help your bottom line, contact us by email or call 01483 518944. 

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Why get involved in Workplace Health?

It is a well known fact that employee well-being plays a major factor in business performance and productivity, thus increasing output and profit. It is vital that businesses invest in their workforce to keep staff happy, healthy and productive!

Exercise is good for you and being physically active leads to a happier, longer life. With this in mind it makes sense for employers to encourage their staff to get moving. If your employees are fit and well, it's likely your business will be thriving too. No matter how small or large your workforce is, our packages can:

  • Decrease employee absenteeism
  • Boost morale in your workplace
  • Increase productivity and team work
  • Reduce staff stress levels

"60% of people improve performance at work on days when they exercise"

          - International Journal of Workplace Health Management 

Workplace Wellbeing Charter

For organisations who want to demonstarte their commitment to the health and wellbeing of their workforce, the Workplace Wellbeing Charter is for you. Providing employers with an easy guide on how to make workplaces a supportive and productive environment in which employees can flourish.

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