Thursday the 4th of September see's this years National Cycle to Work Day. Cycling is the third most popular recreational activity in the UK and is becoming more and more common both socially and for commuting to and from work. There are many different benefits of cycling including: -
- Lose Weight
- Reduce Stress
- Improve Fitness
- Low Imact Exercise
- Good for the Environment
So what can employers do to assist those who want to cycle to work?
- Join CycleScheme
- Provide safe, secure storage for bikes at work
- Provide information on the benefits of cycling
CycleScheme is a scheme which is free for employers to join and enables employees to get a bike tax free saving a minimum of 25% on the purchase of a new bike. To date CycleScheme has assisted over 400,000 employees to get a bike. Signing up is easy and can be done on their website.
If you have people who cycle to work on a regular basis or if you chose to join the CycleScheme you want to ensure that any bikes can be safety secured by your employees while at work, we offer a range of Cycle Sheds and Cycle Racks - dont forget - if you dont see quite what you are looking for on our Website or in our Catalogue please give our Sales Team a call and they will see if we can source a suitable alternative for you.