Luton Council are offering a free travel planning service to businesses in Luton, which shares ideas on how to empower staff to change their travel behaviour when returning to the office.
Research shows that employees travelling actively; by walking or cycling for all or part of the way to work have a better health and wellbeing, they take fewer sick days and are more productive – saving businesses money.
With the UK government encouraging more people to walk and cycle to relieve pressure on the public transport system, and more business adapting to working from home it essential that employees feel confident and supported with their new normal.
Free services to support your business includes:
- Free bike checks
- Free bike security marking
- Adult cycle training courses
- Low cost bikes through Bike Recycling
- Free prize draws through Love to Ride Bedfordshire
- £200 monthly prizes just for Luton
- Cycle clothing
- Lights for bikes
- An e-bike
- Access to walking and cycling campaigns
- Access to Car share schemes
Cycling in particular is the perfect Social distancing vehicle. It’s also a fantastic form of exercise, improves mental health, reducing the cabin fever of working from home, and strengthens your immune system.
Use the free travel planning consultancy services on offer, as well as the use of Travel Plan webtool to plan a more sustainable future for your business. Take this opportunity to reduce your company’s travel impact and support employee health and wellbeing by developing a business travel plan.
Find out more by contacting Luton Council on 01582 54 6392 or firstname.lastname@example.org.