The Edinburgh Bike Station is proud to have supported the Royal Bank of Scotland’s Gogarburn HQ, who have been presented with the first-ever Cycle Friendly Employer Plus Award in Scotland.
Keith Irving, CEO of Cycling Scotland, and Wendy Graham from the Edinburgh Bike Station presented the award to Ross McEwan, CEO of RBS and David Monaghan, chief cycle champion at RBS.
This award is in recognition of the sterling efforts of RBS Gogarburn to support and encourage more staff to cycle. Efforts have included the introduction of a business mileage rate, the introduction of a pool bike scheme for staff, an exemplary bicycle user groups, support from senior management, and excellent changing and parking facilities.
The award is delivered with funding from Transport Scotland and supported by Healthy Working Lives.
The Edinburgh Bike Station is an accredited Cycling Scotland service centre, delivering local support for employers registered for the award.
The Cycle Friendly Employer Award is open to all Scottish employers. Interested employers can register online by completing a short questionnaire at www.cycling.scot. Alternatively any Edinburgh and Lothians workplaces can contact Wendy at the Bike Station on wendy[at]thebikestation.org.uk for further details. There is also more information here.