Health body ukactive, in partnership with Tech City UK and AXA PPP, has launched health and fitness accelerator ActiveLab, which will come complete with the support of seasoned leaders from the likes of David Lloyd Leisure, Fitness First and more.
Understanding how to best support employees to maximise their contribution to a business is a significant challenge for HR departments and owners of SMEs. When you add high levels of absenteeism into the mix, workforce productivity can begin to feel like an uphill battle.
We all have our favourites when it comes to food and drink, which can be a headache for a new brand entering the scene with an unconventional proposition. However, if you want to sell the unique, you need the same approach when it comes to the marketing.
Over one third of adults globally are classified as overweight or obese but this figure rises in more affluent countries, reaching 58 per cent in Europe and 70 per cent in the US!
Being a business owner, chances are you never really stop thinking about your bottom line, customers, staff or your next strategy. It’s understandable; this business is part of you after all and we’re betting you’re really passionate about it.
Pure Gym, which counts Olympian Chris Hoy among existing backers, has revealed a plan to secure its position as the largest operator of gyms in the UK’s £4.4bn health and fitness industry with a floatation on the London Stock Exchange.
A day to bring the importance of wellbeing to the front of people’s minds, Wednesday 7 September 2016 marks National Fitness Day. And given that wearable devices have commandeered such a strong piece of the healthy living market, Brits have revealed wild ideas about how tech will change the industry in ten years.
News Arianna Huffington is leaving her eponymous website The Huffington Post to focus on her “wellbeing and productivity” startup Thrive Global poses a question: Why?
In the latest of our Business Class profiles, we hear from Gary Lavin, a former professional rugby player who turned his attention towards business after an injury forced him out of action. Now, in ownership of healthy drink brand VitHit, which sells 17 million bottles annually, Lavin paints a picture of the prosperous new life he’s created.
Everyone has a ream of excuses or things to blame when it comes to putting off exercise or being unhealthy and apparently employers can now be added to the list!
Some 34 per cent of Britain’s workers are frustrated with employers and have pointed fingers at businesses for adding to the risk of obesity among employees, according to findings from Willis PMI Group.
School’s almost out, the weather has cheered up and your employees can’t wait to get away from the office. Staff engagement is at its lowest during the summer, more than any other time of year, as staff look forward to their holidays or generally resent being stuck indoors while the sun is out – there are ways to manage this, however.