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Why Are Employee Wellness Initiatives Important?

Gibson Hollyhomes

Posted 8th February 2018.

As one of the founders of Gibson Hollyhomes, Lisa Gibson has seen how attitudes towards employee wellness have changed across the industry. Potential employees are placing more and more importance on employee wellness programs when weighing up new opportunities. Find out more about how employee wellness can help your recruiting efforts.

To view the infographic visit – https://www.gibsonhollyhomes.co.uk/blogs/why-are-employee-wellness-initiatives-important-infographic/

A summary of the infographic can be found below:

One of the number one factors that effects employees’ productivity in the workplace is their wellbeing. A healthy employee is a happy employee, and a happy employee is a productive one!

What are businesses hoping to achieve with wellness programs?
90% want to improve the health and well-being of employees
51% want to enhance workforce productivity
40% want to promote teamwork and morale

If your employees’ jobs involve them spending long hours sitting behind a desk, then it could begin to wreak havoc with their health.

Promoting regular breaks away from desks for exercise can….

improve concentration and focus
develop a sharper memory
boost creativity
prolong mental stamina

Employee Perception of Wellness programs

Employees who participate in wellness programs perceive themselves as

healthier
more productive
more positive

And are more likely to stay with their employer and refer someone to their company

79% of employee wellbeing participants are delighted with their wellness program

Of those that don’t participate 69% said they just weren’t aware their workplace had a wellness program

Why not introduce…

Standing Desks
Onsite Exercise classes
Cycle to work schemes
Free healthy snacks
Walking meetings

We firmly believe in the unique culture and nature of each company. Our main reason for establishing Gibson Hollyhomes is because we believe recruitment has moved away from a tailored service into a mass “one approach fits all”. Through our vast experience, we deliver a professional and consistent service to clients and candidates alike.

Sources

Hseni gov uk

https://www.ons.gov.uk/news/news/to

http://www.health.com/health/gallery/0,,20355520,00.html#keep-your-head-up–0

https://www.forbes.com/sites/alankohll/2017/12/13/8-trends-that-will-impact-worksite-wellness-in-2018/2/#6b42696b265a

https://hbr.org/2016/10/why-people-do-and-dont-participate-in-wellness-programs

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