What is Workplace Health?
The 2018 Active Workplace Challenge, now in its fifth year, is an eight-week initiative run in collaboration with Get Berkshire Active, designed to improve mental and physical wellbeing.
Facts and Figures
Figures show Brits sit down for an average 8.9 hours each day and one in four of us do fewer than 30 minutes of physical activity a week – alarming statistics which are the driving force behind a campaign to combat inactivity amongst busy workers across Berkshire.
- 131 million working days lost to sickness absence in England each year 3
• Get Berkshire Active wants more people to exercise in and around their working day
• Eight week campaign launches in January 2018
Running from January 8th until March 4th, this year's message is 'make every minute count', as workplaces across Berkshire are encouraged to join forces and introduce ten minute bitesize chunks of physical activity before, during and after work.It's all part of Workplace Challenge, the national activity tracking resource, which brings together 30 County Sports Partnerships including Berkshire to support and promote physical activity in and around the workplace.