At the Walton-on-Thames Air Products factory workers can choose from a variety of exercise programmes in the on-site fitness centre. Options range from tummy toning and yoga to full-on martial arts. The toughest of the shopfloor hardbodies can also take classes from the centre's boss, demon sprinter and British Olympic Team hopeful Susan Williams. Keeping the workforce in tip-top shape boosts morale and productivity, say managers.
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The search for new products, new routes to market and new business models can't stop at your front gate, says AAR's Robin Charney.
The tech boss has already done the hard work of letting go, says Simon Hayward.
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