Dry July Workplaces Hub
Welcome! If you're keen to create a lasting difference and enjoy some team camaraderie, you've landed at the right spot.
Doing Dry July in your workplace is great if you want to:
- Lift team spirit and increase staff retention and productivity
- Enhance leadership abilities
- Increase staff wellness
- Provide substantive support to cancer organisations.
Benefits of Dry July in the workplace
Develop / Use Leadership Skills
- Relationship building
- Teamwork and collaboration
- Creative problem-solving
- Strategic thinking
Improved Health and Wellbeing
- Clearer head
- Improved concentration
- Better sleep
- Increased energy levels
- Increased productivity
These benefits lead to...
Higher levels of employee motivation, job satisfaction and performance
Higher rates of staff retention and overall organisational success
“As team leader, I enjoyed watching team members from different departments and hierarchies encouraging each other towards healthier lifestyles. We were all in it together. That was motivating and humbling.”
- Workplace Team Leader, Dry July 2023
A catalyst for change
Did you know participating in Dry July has long-lasting effects? Our own research shows it's not just a one-off event but a catalyst for positive change. And it's not just about giving up alcohol—there's a sense of purpose and achievement that comes from raising funds for a worthy cause like cancer support.
changed their outlook on alcohol
had a positive experience
have considered going alcohol-free permanently
will drink less
Fundraising at work is easy!
1. Register and create your workplace team
It's easy! Sign up for Dry July, then create your team and invite your workmates to join.
2. Use our toolkit and plan your fundraising
Need ideas on how to encourage your team? We've got you covered in our workplace toolkit.
3. Spread the word and start raising funds
We've got pre-written emails and digital assets to help you spread the word about your team.
4. Go dry, raise funds, enjoy the benefits!
You've got this! Explore our health hub for tips, benefits and non alcoholic drink recipes.
When it comes to retaining your staff, engagement is key. Activities like Dry July don't just boost morale; they're a powerful tool for retention. According to a study cited in the Harvard Business Review, companies with high levels of team engagement activities saw an increase in staff retention by up to 31%. This directly translates into cost savings when considering recruitment and onboarding expenses for new hires. So, participating in Dry July is not just good for your team's spirit—it's good for business.