Physical inactivity is costing the UK economy over £100 billion annually due to sickness absence, lost productivity through worklessness, and health related productivity losses (Public Health England, 2016). The impact of physical inactivity could already be costing your business hundreds if not thousands of pounds.
Active Workplaces (previously Fit4Work) is Active Norfolk's workplace physical activity and active travel programme and has been designed to support organisations in Norfolk to become more active, productive, healthier and happier working environments.
What are the benefits of being involved in a workplace physical activity and active travel programme?
- reduced sickness absence
- increased productivity
- lower employee turnover
- higher morale
- increased employee satisfaction
- improved company profile
- reduced pressure on your car park
- reduced business travel costs
Workplace Physical Activity Lead, Katie Tierney, using the contact details below.
Workplace Physical Activity Project Officer
My role at Active Norfolk is to lead on our workplace physical activity programme; supporting organisations in Norfolk to create more active, productive, healthier and happier working environments.
I joined Active Norfolk in 2009, I have previously worked on Sport Unlimited and Sportivate, two Children and Young People programmes, before moving to my current role in September 2014.
Outside of work, I enjoy walking in the countryside, playing badminton, reading and when the budget allows a bit of overseas travel!
- 01603 731 569