Extra Curricular Newsletter

The Extra Curricular edition of the newsletter is a light-hearted insight into our lives on the other side of our computer screens.

February Issue

In this issue we will take a sneak peak at what you have been up to recently, the series that you’ve been binging on Netflix and our plans to get you active.

Are you ready?…The ESG virtual 5km and Cycle for Smart Works starts on 1st March.




If you’re looking for a sweet treat or maybe a winter warmer then give some of these recipes a try…

Courgette/Zucchini Lemon Drizzle
Chicken Pot Pie
Caramelised Pork Belly

Please donate anything you can to the North Texas Food Bank or the Houston Food Bank to support everyone affected by the adverse weather. ESG will be matching the donations.


1 – 7 February – Children’s Mental Health Week

It’s important that we recognise and take actions to improve not only our own mental health but also our children’s.  Alot of children are struggling with their mental health but there are lots of resources out there to help. Check out the idea’s below to help inspire and engage your children to keep their mind’s and bodies active.

Stay Active

Quiz Time


Riddle me this…

I speak without a mouth and hear without ears. I have no body, but I come alive with wind. What am I? 


I have cities, but no houses. I have mountains, but no trees. I have water, but no fish. What am I? 


What English word has three consecutive double letters? 


Answers at the bottom of this page, no cheating!

Let’s get physical



A year on the run

Erin Hampson has set herself the challenge of running every day for 2021 and will donate £1 each day to the LGBT Foundation. She has made some great progress already – raising £500 and has also been recognised by Just Giving as one of their top fundraisers of January! If you would like to sponsor Erin you can do so here.

Alexa, add this to my watch list

Do you need a new series to watch or do you want to get stuck into a new book? We have compiled a list of the most recommended TV programmes, movies and books as recommended by the wider ESG community.

Movies -


Marvel SeriesTagThe DigPulp FictionThe Big Short


Television -


Bridgerton, The Queen’s Gambit, Schitt’s Creek, Superstore, Big Sky


Books -


Jack Reacher Series, Beyond Possible: My life in the death zone, Skulduggery Pleasant, Awaken the Giant within, Escobar: The inside story of Pablo Escobar, the world’s most powerful criminal

Thank you for your dedication
Due to the chaos that was 2020 there was never a formal recognition in the UK for all those that reached a milestone anniversary with the company. This list represents everyone that reached either 5 or 10 years service in the UK last year. A huge thank you for your continued hard work and dedication.

Waiting for the office to open like…


Answers to riddles: 1. An echo 2. A map 3. Bookkeeper

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