Leading construction and property consultancy to offer benefits of Smartgo membership to over 450 employees across 11 UK offices.
Pick Everard, the leading multi-professional construction consultancy, will become the first national member of the UK-wide Smartgo workplace travel network. Pick Everard was the very first business member of the first local Smartgo network in the country in Leicester. To celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2016, the company is offering Smartgo membership benefits to over 450 staff across its 11 offices in the UK.
(L-R) Alastair Hamilton, Partner at Pick Everard and Robin Pointon, Managing Director of Go Travel Solutions
Employees can access 10 per cent discount on bikes and equipment purchased from Cycle Solutions’ online store plus range of exclusive benefits on Cycle 2 Work scheme.
A new partnership between Cycle Solutions and Go Travel Solutions will provide members of the national Smartgo networks with 10 per cent discount on bikes and equipment bought from the Cycle Solutions’ online store. The agreement will also provide employees with a range of exclusive benefits for budding and experienced cyclists participating in the Cycle 2 Work scheme.
The new offer is open to national employers that are members of Smartgo workplace travel networks in Leicester, Milton Keynes, Stevenage, Hinckley, Loughborough and North West Leicestershire, and other UK employers signed up to the Smartgo Standard package.
Date: Thursday 6th October 2016
Time: 13:30 to 16:30
Venue: Highcross Management Suite, Shires Lane, Leicester, LE1 4AN
Registration fee: Free of charge
Go Travel Solutions, the co-ordinator of Smartgo, are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the Workplace Travel Solutions Forum on Thursday 6th October 2016. The event will run from 13:30-16:30 at Highcross Management Suite - Shires Lane, Leicester and will focus on the latest UK developments in sustainable travel options for employers and their staff.
Keynote speaker, Robin Pointon, Managing Director at Go Travel Solutions, will present on the benefits for employers in having a proactive approach to workplace travel with the latest trends in employer and staff initiatives.
Through a variety of case studies and presentations from those in the industry, we will also put forward the business case for employers to encourage low-carbon workplace travel as well as providing networking opportunities over light refreshments.
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Former Formula 1™ World Champion and Santander ambassador, Jenson Button MBE, joined the Mayor of Milton Keynes, Councillor Steve Coventry, scheme partners' nextbike, MKCCM and Milton Keynes Council and other local dignitaries to celebrate the successful launch of the UK's newest cycle hire scheme, Santander Cycles MK. For more information, click HERE.
As part of a corporate partnership, Go Travel Solutions provides Loughborough University with sustainable travel choices for up to 4,000 staff and tenants at Loughborough University’s 438-acre single-site campus.
Loughborough University is looking to develop a range of measures to reduce the need for car travel to the campus. These include assessing the opportunity to develop a new bike hire scheme, measures to encourage journey sharing and more discounts and incentives for choosing sustainable travel through the Smartgo workplace travel programme.
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, one of the world’s leading professional services firms, has commissioned specialist sustainable transport consultancy, Go Travel Solutions, to support their delivery of a new Go Smarter Business Network in areas of North East England.
The Go Smarter Business Network has been developed to meet the transport needs of businesses across the North East Combined Authority (NECA) area and help encourage employees to get out of their cars and adopt a greener commute to work.
The Network will be focussed around four facilitated meetings per year where members can hear from professionals in this field and share knowledge and best practice with each other. It also provides member organisations with access to exclusive travel discounts for their staff through membership of Go Travel Solutions’ Smartgo workplace travel programme.