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Lack of physical activity costing UK employers £6.6bn

By GreaterSport | 19 December 2019

Getting employees more physically active could save UK businesses up to £6.6bn through improved employee productivity each year.

We're never too busy to give back

By GreaterSport | 12 December 2019

As part of the Pass On Your Passion campaign, we spoke with Lindsey, who had the desire to volunteer in her community but struggled to finding the time to do it.

Finding your voice through volunteering

By GreaterSport | 12 December 2019

People with disabilities often face many extra barriers in life than those without, making what, to many people seem like simple and easy tasks, much harder. For Katrina, volunteering started her on the path to self-confidence, and employment

Campaign aims to inspire more women into volunteering and coaching within sport and physical activity in Greater Manchester

By GreaterSport | 09 December 2019

The Pass On Your Passion campaign has been celebrating the female workforce that make sport and physical activity happen across the north of England. Starting in Yorkshire in September the campaign has reached its final week here in Greater Manchester and will see women share their stories of how they overcame their own barriers to get involved in volunteering.

95% of office-based employees want to reduce the amount of time they sit at work

By GreaterSport | 06 December 2019

Working in an office can see employees spending up to 75% of their time sitting down. The good news is that 95% of these workers want to reduce this.

23,100 more young people active in Greater Manchester

By GreaterSport | 05 December 2019

Research released today by Sport England shows that there are now 45.2% of children & young people active for at least 60 minutes a day in Greater Manchester, which equates to 176,700 young people.