Sunday, 31 January 2010

Oi! Greater Manchester. Time to sign up to the Cycle to Work Guarantee

Launched on the 28th October 2009, the Cycle to Work Guarantee is a voluntary initiative from the Department for Transport, that challenges businesses, colleges, local authorities, public sector and third sector organisations to become cycle friendly employers by making it easy for staff to cycle to and from work.

By signing up, your organisation can signal its commitment by providing the facilities and incentives to help your workforce become healthier, greener and more productive.

The 5 Guarantee Pledges are:

The website has a section that lists the organisations that have committed to the Cycle to Work Guarantee. As of January 2010, Greater Manchester was not well represented. See below:

Bolton PCT

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service
NHS Manchester
University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust

Oldham PCT

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
Stockport College

If the place where you work, study, shop or play is not represented why not ask them to sign up.

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