Tags: Cycling

Majority of employees could be convinced to cycle to work with employer support

A new survey carried out by benefits provider Edenred shows that six in ten employees would consider cycling to work if they had better support from their employer. A key barrier to commuting by bike is the lack of basic facilties in the workplace, such as somewhere to change, acces to a hairdryer or a place to keep their bike safely.

Cycling or taking public transport to work is better for mental health than driving

Walking or cycling to work is better for people’s mental health than driving to work, according to new research by health economists at the University of East Anglia and the Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR). A report published today reveals that people who stopped driving and started walking or cycling to work benefited…

People who cycle to work feel more likely to get promoted

New research released today reveals a correlation between cycling to work and career progression. Research of over 2,500 cyclists and 100 employers finds those who commute by bike are more productive, more focussed and even felt that they were more likely to get promoted than their colleagues. Tens of thousands of cyclists are expected to…

Mechanics and Bankers amongst the fittest workers

A survey from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) has revealed that mechanics are the most physically active profession, exercising an average of four days per week. The poll of 2,000 workers was commissioned by the BHF, to mark their Cycling Campaign this month, and Santander, sponsors of the charity’s national bike ride series. When asked on…