atlas by clearpeople

Atlas kickstarts Places Leisure's digital transformation

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Key highlights

Smooth digital transformation

Successful adoption of Microsoft 365 and support for new ways of working.

Empowered employees

Quick access to critical information on any device which empowers people to make decisions and respond quickly.

Improved employee experience

2,400 regular users - 40% of total users who visit more than 15 times in a 30-day period – and motivated, engaged employees.


Places for People Leisure required a communications platform for everyone to connect and share information and knowledge regardless of their working patterns or roles.

From their lifeguards and personal trainers to their finance, marketing teams and CEO, PfP needed a place where collaborative working flourished and essential information flows – enabling colleagues to work more effectively on doing what they love.

Instead of one-way communication, Places for Leisure wanted to provide their employees with a voice and ensure they felt listened to – especially as they are the experts and the ears on the ground within their communities. Having a platform accessible to all means their people can be more responsive to customers, getting people more active more often.



To enhance the organisation's broader digital transformation strategy by including every employee and enabling the successful adoption of Microsoft 365.


By simplifying knowledge sharing, collaboration and communication, Atlas creates a sense of community and enables a culture of empowered employees who are engaged in the business’ success.


A smooth digital transformation that has created a culture of engaged, motivated employees who are empowered to make decisions and be more responsive to customers' needs.

  • Phil White

    Head of IT
    "I rest a bit easier knowing that we got a platform where they can come and find the information [they need]."
  • Phil White

    Head of IT
    "We firmly believe that staff have been more engaged through Atlas [resulting in them being] better equipped and able to deal with any and all challenges.”
  • Phil White

    Head of IT
    "[Prior to Atlas] email was our de-facto way of sending information which left us with no visibility whether important information was being received or engaged with.”

About Places Leisure (Places for People)

Places for People (PfP) Leisure is part of Places for People group, one of the largest property management companies in the UK. PfP Leisure is a social enterprise that manages 100 leisure facilities with local authority partners – getting more people more active and healthier.

Atlas Platform overview

The Atlas Digital Workplace includes out-of-the-box communications, collaboration and knowledge capabilities for end-users, management and IT. Atlas defines a new digital workplace platform category known as a "Knowledge Productivity Platform".

Atlas is installed within the customer's Microsoft 365 (Office 365) tenant and Azure infrastructure, leveraging existing Microsoft 365 licenses, security/compliance settings, Active Directory and more.

The platform fully supports Microsoft Teams, Yammer, SharePoint Online, Microsoft Groups, Planner, OneNote, Power Apps, Power BI and much more.

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