SitStand

95% of office based employees want to reduce the amount of time they sit at work

Getting employees more physically active could save UK businesses up to £6.6bn through improved employee productivity each year.

Researchers at Loughborough University and the University of Leicester have shown through a controlled trial that reducing sitting time at work improves health, wellbeing and work engagement.

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GreaterSport host Active Workplace GM Good Employment Charter Event 

The launch of the GM Good Employment Charter is just around the corner and last week GreaterSport hosted an Active Workplaces event at ARUP in Central Manchester.

Alongside partners from GM Moving, GM Walking and TfGM, businesses from across Greater Manchester heard about the simple steps it would take to enable their employees to move more during their working day.

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Lack of physical activity costing uk employers £6.6bn

Getting employees more physically active could save UK businesses up to £6.6bn through improved employee productivity each year.

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Every Mind Matters

New platform launched to support mental health

Public Health England and the NHS have launched Every Mind Matters, a new campaign to help people take simple steps to look after their mental health, improve their mental wellbeing and support others.

Find out more about the campaign here