Cycling Friendly Employer

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Help your staff to choose a healthy, sustainable and accessible way to commute. 

Our nationally recognised programme provides an award scheme and funding to help organisations make it easier for their staff to cycle. 

Cycling cuts eases congestion, improves the local environment and enhances corporate social responsibility by reducing the carbon footprint, as well as supports good physical and mental health for staff. 

Cycling Friendly Employer development fund - now open!

The Cycling Friendly Employer Development Fund provides grants of up to £25,000 per registered workplace for capital projects that encourage staff and visitors to travel by bike.

Find out more about the fund

Download the application pack

The fund is open and accepting rolling applications.

Read the guidance in the application pack and contact us on to discuss your application.

Cycling Friendly Employer award

The nationally recognised award provides a framework, resources and one-to-one support to increase staff cycle rates, and rewards those organisations working hard to encourage workplace cycling. Cycling Friendly assessors from accredited service centres across Scotland will support you through the process.

Working towards Cycling Friendly Employer status will support criteria of the Healthy Working Lives Award and the Walk at Work Award.

Register your workplace

Award handbook

Find employers that have been awarded, or are working to be:

Who to contact for more information? or 0141 229 5350