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Key statistics and findings on well-being and resilience training in the workplace.
‘Health and wellbeing programmes are increasingly seen as an indicator of a caring and responsible employer, supported by growing evidence that an employee’s health and wellbeing is linked to increased engagement, loyalty, productivity and reduced absenteeism/presenteeism.’
‘We believe passionately in employee wellbeing. Not only has it saved us over £1 million but it’s seen employee engagement multiply year on year…Our strategy focuses on preventative health behaviours, proactive, effective interventions and financial protection to cater for every part of the health and wellbeing journey of the workforce.’
- increase employee engagement (29.7%)
- improve organisational culture (23.4%)
- improve employee value proposition (12.6%)
- mental well-being (59.7%)
- physical well-being (19.5%)
- long-term physical health conditions (10.9%)
‘To use wellbeing strategies as a lever for improving employee engagement and organisational culture, line managers must be fully involved.’
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