Frugi Recognised for Commitment to Healthy Workplace

Frugi is celebrating two new award wins that the team are especially proud of, as it’s announced that Planet Frugi has not only been awarded Silver from the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Workplace Health Awards, but Managing Director, Tracy Carroll has also been crowned Workplace Health Champion of the Year for 2016.

Passionate about keeping its workforce happy and healthy, team Frugi are thrilled to have achieved this prestigious accolade following its assessment by Cornwall Council. Having demonstrated a clear commitment to its employees, with initiatives in place such as the Frugi Fun Committee, a dedicated team in charge of organising fun for everyone, it really is no surprise they have a happy workforce! Activities such as the Get Active Challenge, charitable events,  bring your kids to work day, beach games, theatre trips and surfing lessons to name just a few it is apparent that a happy working environment is a top priority.

The Frugi management team also take the team’s overall health and wellbeing seriously and support with lunchtime yoga and discounted Tempus gym memberships.  The team are now working towards the Gold standard in 2017.

Commenting on the award, Managing Director Tracy Carroll said: “We are extremely proud that our pledge to creating a healthy work environment at Planet Frugi has been recognised. It’s our employees that have made Frugi the huge success that it is today, so ensuring they are happy at work is very important to us. We have lots of lovely activities planned for our staff this year including massages, mindfulness sessions, afternoon wildlife walks, picnics and even surfing lessons, so we hope that all our employees will agree that Frugi is a truly lovely place to work!”

Adding to this Lucy Jewson, co-founder of Frugi said: “Winning the company award is a great achievement, but for Tracy to have also been named Health Champion of the year is just brilliant. Tracy leads from the front and is an example to us all of how to instil positive team spirt and a nurturing workplace. A deserved winner, she encourages participation from all staff and works tirelessly to fundraise and support our charity campaigns. She truly wants the best for the Frugi team and we couldn’t put our healthy workplace initiates into place without her dedication.”

 

(Picture By Jim Wileman) Lucy Jewson founder of Frugi, pictured in Porthleven, Cornwall.

 

The Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Workplace Health Awards is a county standard of good practice and mark of distinction for health and wellbeing in the workplace. The aim of the awards is to act as a toolkit to encourage employers to think about ways to improve the health and wellbeing of their employees.

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