Cycle to Work Day – VHR
Wednesday 13th September marks employee fitness initiative Cycle to Work Day.
Promoted by Cyclescheme UK, Cycle to Work Day encourages employees of businesses all over the UK to get on their bikes and travel to work the healthy way.
Cycle to Work Day – The Benefits
For employees, cycling to work is an easy way to boost your health and fitness, improving both physical and mental wellbeing in the short and long-term.
Travelling to work by bike saves money and helps the environment by reducing the air pollution associated with cars and other forms of transport.
From a business perspective, cycling to work improves not only the health and wellbeing of employees – whilst the average employee takes 4.5 sick days per year, a cycle commuter takes only 2.4 sick days – but drives employee engagement and motivation.
The benefits of Cycle to Work day can help to improve staff happiness, company culture and employee retention, in combination with the hard ROI of increased employee focus and productivity to deliver a strong positive impact to business.
This Year’s Stats: Cycle to Work 2017 So Far
Cyclists Pledged – 24,048
Total Miles Pledged – 767,867 miles
Money Saved – £345,466.29
Calories Burned – 23,798,789
C02 Saved – 161,217.16kg
The VHR Cycle to Work Scheme
VHR offers each of our employees the opportunity to join the Cycle to Work scheme.
Employees save at least 25% on a new bike and/or accessories package, with the option to spread the cost over 12 months.
Find out more about the benefits of working at VHR
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