Our Corporate Responsibility strategy has a 'responsible'
workstream that has as one of its aims an ambition to
make a positive contribution to the lives of our employees.
We believe our wellness@work programme is a key way to
helping achieve this.”
Susan Turner, Head of Corporate Affairs
Britvic prides itself on being a great
place to work and in January 2011
launched a brand new employee
health and wellbeing programme -
'wellness@work.' Led by the Corporate
Responsibility team and supported by
The programme covers diet via
healthier canteens which promote the
guideline daily amounts (GDAs) of all
core meals sold, exercise programmes
such as team challenges to win healthy
prizes, local walking maps, and the
installation of showers to encourage
exercise during work-time. Tools to
help work-life-balance and a new online
employee assistance programme were
also launched via a 'wellness@work'
- The 10,000 step challenge we ran this summer included
teams from every site and represented over 10% of
our workforce who walked nearly 50 million steps – the
equivalent of walking from London to Auckland.
- Fruit and porridge loyalty cards were introduced in our new
healthier canteens and this has encouraged the sale of
nearly 9000 kilos of fruit being sold since January.
- We promoted GDAs, viewable at point of choice, across all
core meals on sale.
- We ran a successful health screen pilot at a number of sites
and now plan to roll this out to offer all our employees free
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