Mind the mountains!

July 08, 2019

Will Barkley, of RSK company bts Group, is geared up to embark on a cycling adventure with friend Myles Spence. The pair have decided to take on the National Three Peaks Challenge to raise money for Mind, the mental health charity.

Beginning on 6 July, the duo will cycle for seven days covering 700 kilometres and climbing three of the UK’s tallest mountains: Snowdon, Wales; Scafell Pike, England; and Ben Nevis, Scotland.

Originally meeting in 2010 but then losing touch, Will and Myles rekindled their friendship in 2017 when they both moved to Cambridgeshire for work.
“It reminded us that friendship is an important part of positive mental health, something that can be taken for granted,” said Will. “That’s when we started to think about planning an adventure and raising money for a brilliant cause while at it. We both enjoy mountaineering and cycling; so, we thought why not put the two together for an epic challenge? Although we haven’t struggled with mental health issues ourselves, we feel it’s an issue that needs further exposure and funding.”

Will explained his chosen charity, “Mind support more than 513,000 people across England and Wales with essential services ranging from supported housing, crisis helplines, and drop-in centres that councils and government simply don’t have the funds to support. It’s something that can affect anyone.”

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🌟 In the June edition of our #employeespotlight, we spoke with with Rosie Pearce at Stephenson Halliday and Carmen Snowdon at WRc Group to find out about their recent achievements 🏆

👏 Congratulations to you both!

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📌 In our latest edition of #ADayInTheLife, we spoke with Ellen Lapworth-Maisey, Wellbeing, #Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Manager at RSK – a fascinating position that helps to create an inclusive and empowering #culture for all RSK staff.

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🚶 𝗣𝗲𝗱𝗼𝗺𝗲𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗖𝗵𝗮𝗹𝗹𝗲𝗻𝗴𝗲 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟮 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝗰𝗹𝘂𝗱𝗲𝘀 𝗮 𝘀𝘂𝗰𝗰𝗲𝘀𝘀

#RSKSteps came to an end on Tuesday 31 May after a month of stepping adventures.

𝗜𝗻 𝗻𝘂𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿𝘀:
✔️1449 participants
✔️332,268,416 steps
✔️£1500 raised for our chosen charity, MIND!

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📌 Join Dirk Van Look and Chris Hughes on our webinar all about #PFAS – perfluoroalkyl substances, which are both human-made and known to be harmful to humans.

💡 We will showcase real-life examples to demonstrate how RSK is responding and developing capabilities to assess these emerging #contaminants.

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