Slingco is an award-winning supplier of cable grip and wire rope products, based in Rawtenstall. In October 2022, the company welcomed its employees to have a health and wellbeing check, delivered by the Business Health Matters team at Rossendale Leisure Trust.
Delighted with the response he received, Managing Director Nick Dykins supported 45 members of staff to have a comprehensive health check, covering both physical and mental health elements.
“The Slingco way is to care about each other and to live our values of unity, service and progress. The management team and I prioritise the wellbeing of the whole organisation and we will always do what we can to support colleagues with their physical and mental health.”
Reflecting on the service he received from the team, he added:
“From start to finish, the communication with the Business Health Matters team at Rossendale Leisure Trust has been exceptional. They were accommodating for the business’ needs and delivered the health checks over several days. As well as the individual conversations that the health check staff had with employees, we also received an anonymous summary which helps us look at ways we can improve things and where to focus our health and wellbeing efforts.”
Following their health checks, a number of Slingco employees also left feedback on the service:
- Graham: “It was a good overview of our lifestyle and (my) body’s health and well-being. It was the kickstart I needed… Great service and pleasant staff, a big thankyou to all.”
- Stewart: “The balance of checks performed were comprehensive and there was a clear output as to current health levels. It was a timely reminder to keep up with a good diet and active fitness regime.”
- Caroline: “It would be good to have checks on a regular basis, so that anything can be picked up at an earlier stage and maybe encourage a healthier lifestyle.”
- Ged: “The lady I saw was very helpful and professional. She spotted a couple of issues and advised me to talk to my GP about them, which I did. The health check was well worth having!”
Health and Wellbeing Manager at Rossendale Leisure Trust, Jodie English, said: “It was a pleasure to work with Slingco and see such a positive response from their employees in taking up the offer. These health checks are different to anything else on offer to Lancashire businesses and they allow us to give tangible support to employees on where they can improve their health. We’re looking forward to working with Slingco in the future and seeing the progress the team makes with their wellbeing!”