Employer Feature

Guest Blog: Jodie Hill

Most employers are aware that mental health issues in the workplace can cause low morale and reduced productivity, but how many employers understand the financial cost to their business? According to Mindful Employer, the financial cost incurred by British business as a result of mental ill health is an estimated £26 billion per year.  That’s …

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Could Cycling Improve Your Workplace Wellbeing?

16 Cycling Initiatives To Maximise Productivity AND Wellbeing In Your Organisation – Optimus Team Learning  Research continues to show that investing in wellbeing results in productivity and engagement improvements for organisations. This is good news, because most decisions made in the business world are based on a strong business case before investing, to achieve a …

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Create a Happy, Healthy Workforce – the evidence

“There is strong evidence to show how having a healthy workforce can reduce sickness absence, lower staff turnover and boost productivity.” – Professor Dame Carol Black, Expert Adviser on Health and Work to the Department of Health and Public Health England Improving the health and wellbeing of employees has become a major focus for organisations over …

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Helping staff with money issues can improve productivity

The Second Chance programme are developing resources and abilities to help employers support the well-being and development of their workforce. I thought I would share this 2016 report by the Social Market Foundation which interestingly looks at how employers could help their staff deal better with one of the biggest causes of stress – financial difficulty …

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