According to the Health & Safety Executive*, 12.8M days are lost every year in the UK due to workplace stress. And recent research from Deloitte reports poor mental health costs UK employers in the region of £33-£42BN a year. And there’s more …
Workplace stress doesn’t only impact the bottom line in terms of sick pay and reduced performance/productivity. There are also economic costs to the business such as employee commitment, attendance, recruitment & retention costs, accident rates, organisational image and reputation, and in extreme cases potential litigation.
And let’s not forget that losing a colleague for an extended period with a stress-related illness can have a dramatic impact on workload and morale of the rest of the team.
Fortunately, more and more employers are waking up to the realisation that by putting their employee’s mental health first, and reducing stress in the workplace, productivity, morale and ultimately the bottom line, are significantly improved.
A small investment now in helping to mitigate the risks of stress in your workplace will reap the rewards to both your business and your employees.
According to workdesign.com, “Companies that have initiated wellness programs are seeing positive returns. Harvard researchers report a 6-to-1 return on investment [for every dollar spent on employee wellness]”.
We offer a number of programmes ranging from 1-hour ‘lunch-and-learn’ sessions, through to half-day and full-day workshops.
Our run-by-experts workshops are designed to be informative, fun, interactive, and more importantly, give attendees easy-to-implement strategies that they can use in many areas of their life to improve their wellbeing. This helps them become more motivated and productive, and also more able to cope in their daily and work lives.
For a selection of our workshops please see below. Content can also be tailored to suit your needs.