Companies all throughout the country are beginning to implement wellness initiatives in the workplace. This is in an effort to avoid rising healthcare costs, lower absenteeism and improve employee satisfaction rates. Especially when absenteeism and presenteeism is costing the UK economy as much as £77 billion every year.
Wellness initiatives are not just about helping others lead healthier lives, it is about being the face of the future, when it comes to recruiting, taking on and attracting all types of employees. Healthier employees have more energy, are more motivated and stay focused for longer.
Large companies including Google, Facebook and Pixar are famous for implementing wellness initiatives in the workplace. But, it doesn’t have to be a costly process. Minimal investment can produce effective results.
Here are just some ways you can make a positive difference in the workplace.