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SUGAR SMART Cornwall launch celebrates healthy workplaces

Date: 22 Mar 2018

 

Cornwall launched their SUGAR SMART campaign at the Workplace Health Awards event 26 February. Employers across public, private and third sectors were recognised for their great work improving staff health and wellbeing in the county.

Cornwall is leading the way on engaging workplaces as part of SUGAR SMART by being the first to make sugar reduction activities a requirement for obtaining a Healthy Workplace certification.

https://www.sustainweb.org/news/mar18_sugar_smart_cornwall_healthy_workplaces/

Real results

In Ginsters' Employee Satisfaction Survey, Ginsters have moved from last place in 2005 within the group of 15 companies to second in the 2009 Survey.

Costs

27 million working days were lost due to work-related illness in 2011/12.  Workplace ill health cost society an estimated £13.8 billion in 2010/11.

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