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FAQs

How much does the SMART Work & Life resource kit cost?

Nothing! The SMART Work & Life resource kit is completely free to use, so sign up today to start benefiting from these great free tools.

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Can any organisation/workplace champion/individual sign up?

Yes! The SMART Work & Life resource kit is freely available for anybody to sign up to and use.

Can I use this programme if i don't have a height-adjustable desk?

Accessibility to a height-adjustable desk certainly provides an extra opportunity to sit less and stand more whilst using your computer, but there are plenty of other ways to reduce sitting and increase standing and movement throughout your day. The SMART Work & Life resource kit provides you with a variety of ways to sit less and move more whether you have a height-adjustable desk or not.

What are the benefits of the SMART Work & Life resource kit?

Research has shown us that we tend to sit too much and this can be bad for our health and wellbeing. SMART Work & Life provides tools and techniques to incorporate more standing and moving into our predominantly sedentary lives. Our business case breaks down the benefits of sitting less and also how this might impact on work and health outcomes too.

I work from home frequently, will the SMART Work & Life resource kit still apply to me?

Yes, we may sit even more if working from home and there are lot of resources that will still encourage you to sit less throughout the day. This programme is also designed to provide people with ways to also reduce sitting time during leisure time.

What will my data be used for?

Data collected through the SMART Work & Life resource kit will be completely anonymised and be used by the research team at the University of Leicester and Loughborough University collaborative research institutes to understand the use and impact of the programme.