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Healthy Working Lives

Our Healthy Working Lives journey started in 2010 when we achieved the Bronze Award – the first accountancy firm in Fife, and indeed Scotland, to attain this challenging accolade. A successful initiative to supply fresh fruit in the office prompted the firm to sign up to the programme, run by the Scottish Centre for Healthy Working Lives (www.healthyworkinglives.com).

Following a confidential staff survey, a working group was set up to promote the aims of Healthy Working Lives and to explore the suggestions that were raised from the survey. This has led to campaigns on healthy eating and an active lifestyle, including walking and running groups and the firm’s support in taking part in events like the Edinburgh Marathon.

Healthy Working Lives is seen very much as an ongoing vehicle to promote the health and wellbeing of everyone within the Thomson Cooper team. We've now achieved and maintained Gold standard, the highest level possible. Managing Partner David Walker is a strong advocate of the programme, “We are delighted to be part of the Healthy Working Lives success story. Everyone has shown real enthusiasm for the programme and I’m very proud to see our staff getting involved in various sporting challenges.”

What are we up to?

It's okay to talk, especially over a cuppa and a bickie

Andy's Man club goodies

Our Rugby World Cup office sweep raised enough money for us to buy lots of tea, coffee and goodies for our new nominated charity Andy's Mans Club Dunfermline, Glenrothes and Edinburgh. A special thank you to Peter for organising the sweep and Ann for some canny shopping. We can't believe how far you made the money stretch!


Firm News for 10th October 2019. In light of #worldmentalhealthday we are delighted to announce that the Thomson Cooper employees have voted Andy's Mans Club Dunfermline as our nominated charity for 2019 / 2020. We look forward to working with Andy's Man Club and helping raise money and awareness of this great initiative.

Andy's Man club


Fun @ Work!

staff training day

In February our whole team took some time out of the office to get inspiration from our friends at Tree of Knowledge, catch up on some important updates and test our bowling skills! 

Tough Mudder Triumph in aid of Fife Kidney Support Group

tough mudder

Our intrepid team raised a whopping £1,400 for Fife Kidney Support Group recently at a gruelling Tough Mudder event in Thornhill, near Dumfries on June 16th. Read all about it here.

Spring Pedometer Challenge


There was certainly a 'spring' in our step this year with our teams achieving over 8.4 million steps over 4 weeks... that gets you to the Bahamas!  The overall winning team was 5 Star Steppers with a whopping 1,692,013 steps. However, the winners of the most improved team was Step Club 5, who managed to improve their performance by an amazing 48.47% over the course of the four weeks. Amazing job everyone.      

Autumn Pedometer Challenge


The spectacular colours of autumn spurred our teams on to achieving almost 5.5 million steps over 2 weeks. Extra pats on the back to Lesley, Stuart and Andrew who all broke the 200,000 step mark. Fantastic effort everyone.      


Great Glen Challenge

great glen challenge

great glen challenge team thomson cooper       mark great glen challenge  

Our Great Glen Challenge team had a fantastic day coming 8th out of 27 teams, with Mark Gibson coming 4th in the running section and raising over £1,200 for RSABI