first_img Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos. Supermarket chain Asda is encouraging staff at its Chepstow distributioncentre in south Wales to get fit by installing a gym, which employees can usefor just £1 a week. The gym, which is being operated by employee well-being company BodyCheck,is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week to avoid the problem of the awkwardshift patterns worked by some of the centre’s 1,000 employees. BodyCheck carries out an induction and an individual health and fitnesscheck, and staff are given the option of allowing them to monitor theirprogress. In a separate initiative, the retailer has announced a scheme whereemployees undergoing fertility treatment will be able to take time off work. Women will be eligible for five days’ paid leave, which can either be takensingly or together, and men will receive one-and-a-half days’ leave. Asda encourages fitness culture with new gymOn 1 Oct 2003 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Articlelast_img

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