Aunt Bessies Limited

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P2. Physical Activity Guidelines

Committed since:

1 January, 2013

Delivery plan:

Submitted: 19 December, 2011

As part of the inititiative to encourage our staff to lead more active lifestyles we are making the following physical activity pledges.(a) Health awareness initiativesQuarterly health awareness initiatives, offering health checks whilst raising awareness of healthy living.(b) Volunteering schemeA volunteering scheme has been introduced into the business where all personnel are allowed one paid day off per year in order to help the companys charities or charity of their choice. To date an initial initiative has been undertaken with age concern UK volunteers enjoyed the physical activities undertaken which whilst demanding where very rewarding for all concerned.We are currently organising ourselves for 2012 where it is our intention to undertake a minimum of four separate two day formal events for staff which will benefit the individuals and the community has a whole.(c) Race For LifeAunt Bessies Limited are also proud of our continued support from all personnel for the annual Race For Life initiative in partnership with Cancer Research UK. this year twenty three ladies from all parts of the business put on their running shoes for this years Cancer Research Race For Life in memory of former colleagues.(d) Gym membershipWe are currently reviewing a scheme which will continue to build an active workforce by setting up an agreement with a local gym for subsidised membership to further promote physical activity.(e) Charity football matchAunt Bessie's Limited will continue to support local charities through friendly charity football matches. Nineteen staff in total contributed to the activity and are now forming a team to continue to develop team spirit, well being whilst contributing to a well deserved charity of their choice.

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