18 January 2016
The health of employees in the UK is a subject continuously in the spotlight. Having a well structured health and wellbeing strategy in place can have a massive positive impact on your businesses performance.
Health and wellbeing in the workplace has changed dramatically in recent years, with the challenge of balancing work and home life equally proving difficult for a lot of employees. When this problem becomes too much it can lead to unwanted staff absences due to stress and other work related illnesses.
The introduction of a workplace strategy which focuses on improving the health and wellbeing of the employees through simple changes can help prevent such issues arising.
Here is a simple 3 step guide to help make a difference to your business:
Take time to look at your existing health and wellbeing strategy. Does your business currently suffer because of absences and other related issues? If so, mark out possible objectives and solutions that can help improve this and what resources will be needed to achieve this goal.
Measure the performance levels within the workplace and see how much impact certain issues are having on your business. Evaluate the results to help you improve the overall health and wellbeing of your employees and the future performance of your business.
Employee engagement is crucial for any workplace strategy to work. Communication at every level of the process will help to achieve better results for your strategy.
Implementing these steps will help you to develop a successful workplace strategy for your business. Helping to reduce absence, improve workplace morale and gain better results and performance levels from employees.
If you feel you would benefit from professional guidance in setting up a health and wellbeing strategy then contact Well Working Matters and together we can create an action plan that will benefit the future of your business.