Busi­nesses urged to help staff take time out to get fit

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Neighbourhood News -

TIME­OUT is a new ini­tia­tive be­ing of­fered to busi­nesses across Hunt­ing­don­shire to get work­forces more ac­tive.

The sport and ac­tive life­styles team at Hunt­ing­don­shire District Coun­cil will of­fer sup­port to busi­nesses to help them pro­mote and de­liver ac­tiv­i­ties to em­ploy­ees ei­ther be­fore, dur­ing or af­ter work­ing hours.

Ideas in­clude aer­o­bics in meet­ing rooms, ta­ble ten­nis in the of­fice, short ten­nis on the green or some pre-planned walks around the site dur­ing the week.

Councillor An­drew Hansard, whose ex­ec­u­tive re­spon­si­bil­i­ties in­clude sport and ac­tive life­styles said: “Find­ing time dur­ing our busy lives for ex­er­cise can be very dif­fi­cult for us all.

“Time­Out will en­cour­age busi­nesses to of­fer em­ploy­ees a chance to get ac­tive, at a time and place to suit them. Em­ploy­ees will ben­e­fit by feel­ing more healthy and busi­nesses should see im­prove­ment in pro­duc­tiv­ity.”

For de­tails call 01480 388842.

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