The Business Health Matters programme is split into 2 unique projects, each with their own funding streams.
The Workplace Health Champions Training project is predominantly funded by the European Social Fund (ESF). The ESF is focused on improving employment opportunitities and prospects throughout the EU.
The project provides a NCFE-accredited qualification to employees that not only benefits their organisation but upskills the individual improving their future job prospects and opportunities. The amount of grant funding awarded to the programme is £5,190,909.08, inclusive of ESF funding. To learn more about the project, click here.
The Workplace Health Checks project is predominantly funded by the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF), the flagship innovation programme run by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). The ISCF selects 5 national projects annually to receive their funding and the Workplace Health Checks project within Business Health Matters was chosen to receive £3 million of funding. The total amount of grant funding for this project is £3,031,446. To learn more about the project and the benefits businesses and the Lancashire economy can gain from the revolutionary initiative, click here.