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Active Partnerships launches Workplace Movement scheme to help get staff active

By Tom Walker    12 Feb 2020
The scheme aims to reduce sedentary working, improve health and reduce stress for employees / Shutterstock

A new service aims to help workplaces across the UK tackle sedentary behaviour – and make their workforces more physically active.

Launched by Active Partnerships, the Workplace Movement aims to reduce sedentary working practices, improve health and reduce stress for employees.

The scheme will provide a range of online health and wellbeing resources focused on physical activity – including a benchmark tool, staff survey, resource library and activity tracking challenge.

Additional local support and training will also be provided by the nationwide charitable network of Active Partnerships.

The 43 Active Partnerships work closely with Sport England, using sport and physical activity to engage communities and transform lives.

Matt Liggins, head of business development and workplaces at Active Partnerships, said that while there are numerous corporate health and wellbeing providers, there is a "lack of support" for workplaces dedicated to physical activity and the positive impact this brings.

He added that the Workplace Movement addresses this gap.

"We hope our new service will really help workplaces all over the country get more active and see the considerable benefits this brings for workers and their employers,” Liggins said.

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