let’s help your employees feel healthier and happier



A way to improve physical and mental wellbeing

A simple, inclusive activity challenge

Powered by a unique buddy-system



Connects colleagues even when they’re working apart

Simple, inclusive and proven to work

Clear, ongoing impact data



Incredibly simple to set-up

Ready-made launch campaign included

Flexible pricing according to company size

Our mission

We want to help as many people as possible to feel healthier and happier.

We believe that creating healthy workplaces is fundamental to achieving this, so we’ve created an inclusive, fun and simple wellbeing tool to help your employees buddy-up and support each other to be healthier and happier.

We are also committed to delivering positive social impact. We use part of our revenue to help local organisations improve the wellbeing of their communities . Talk to us about how we can work with you to help a community project in your local area.

Working with

buddyboost benefits

For you as an employer


buddyboost is simple, inclusive and proven to work.

workplace wellbeing

It connects people and strengthens company culture at a time of remote working.

It gives you clear, ongoing impact data.

And it’s incredibly simple to set up & get started

For your colleagues

Your colleagues get to feel healthier, happier and more connected to each other during a time when managing their wellbeing is increasingly difficult. The buddyboost app is really easy to use and helps people stay in touch and support each other to complete the challenges – even when they’re working apart.

Workplace challenges

buddyboost uses a simple challenge format to help improve wellbeing and build employee engagement.  buddyboost addresses at least 4 of the CIPD’s 7 domains of wellbeing.

Physical & mental health




Our ready-made campaign pack makes buddyboost really simple to launch and you can also choose to have your own Star Buddy from the world of sport to take part exclusively in your company challenge and provide all-round inspiration to your colleagues. A range of merchandise options are also available.

Download our workplace flyer here

Impact & news

Our mission is to help as many people as possible to feel healthier and happier. We do this through our workplace challenges, but also by running free public health campaigns where we encourage people across the country to help each other be more active. We have now helped over 9,000 people in the UK to improve their wellbeing and, on average, buddyboosters see a mood boost of over 20% on doing their daily 26 minutes of activity.  
We are also proud that Sheffield Hallam University’s Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre has analysed our data and confirmed that buddyboost makes a measurable contribution to improvements in Health Related Quality of Life and that it meaningfully contributes to an increase in mental wellbeing.  You can read more about our impact and news below. 

About us

buddyboost was co-founded by Robert Tansey and Ian Malcolm, with invaluable support from relevant experts and the buddyboost team, including

Robert was inspired to create buddyboost following his successful leadership of Sky’s cycling initiatives, including helping over 1.5 million people to become regular cyclists.  You can find out more about the team and our partners below.

Buying buddyboost

The buddyboost basic package includes year-round access for all employees, a ready-made launch campaign, an app with your company logo and private feed to drive engagement, monthly impact data and ongoing customer support.

The cost of an annual licence is flexible according to company size. Click here to send us a message and we’ll set up a call to discuss our packages in more detail.

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