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Author: Michael Grimes

No more lazy Sundays for Kimberly and her son!

Kimberly struggles with her weight, but now she and her son motivate themselves to take regular exercise by using the BetterPoints app. Kimberly discovered the BetterPoints app through the Skelmersdale Rewards programme commissioned by West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group. She’s finding it a real motivator for doing more healthy activity. ‘I struggle with my weight,’…
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Meet us at Smarter Travel Live – we’re up for TWO awards!

Find us at Stand D3 BetterPoints colleagues Christopher Bristow and Hannah Stephens are at Smarter Travel Live in Liverpool today and tomorrow (16 & 17 October), on stand D3. If you are too, come and say hello! Chris will also be participating in the Speed Learning session this afternoon. Finalists for TWO awards! We’re delighted…
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Healthy Streets, Healthy Cities: bold measures and partnerships are the key

Healthy Streets, Healthy Cities: bold measures and partnerships are the key.

VIDEO: Incentives are ‘more powerful than you think’

When you’re planning behaviour change programmes and you’re thinking about incentives, it’s really important to recognise that there’s a lot of different kinds of incentives and some can be very powerful, but sometimes they don’t work the way you think they’re going to work. There’s a great story in a research paper that talks about…
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Five things I’ve learned as BetterPoints’ Product Manager

Five things I learned as BetterPoints’ Product Manager

Incentivising transport modal shift in European Mobility Week

European Mobility Week is all about encouraging transport modal shift. At BetterPoints, we do that all year round.

As reported on The World At One: BetterPoints smartphone app is getting people active in Ebbsfleet

Ebbsfleet Garden City Healthy New Town is exceeding its healthy activity targets with BetterPoints.

Hannah Bowden wins 10 Digital Ladies award for innovation

Hannah Bowden, our Director of Programmes, scooped the Innovation gong at last week’s 10 Digital Ladies Awards. We’re absolutely thrilled! We’ve always known we have a great digital innovator at the heart of our team, and we’re delighted that Hannah’s passion, dedication and achievements have been recognised publicly with this award. The 10 Digital Ladies…
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‘I’m doing exercise I wouldn’t have done otherwise’

Paul, from Brentford, says BetterPoints gives him the motivation he needs to fit exercise around his desk job.

Winter cyclists saving tonnes of CO2 in Birmingham

The third consecutive Birmingham Winter Cycle Challenge has been running for a month. It’s a small programme with impressive impact, potentially saving more than a ton of CO2 emissions already.