Corporate wellbeing schemes boost staff productivity

Gurjit Degun
31 December 2013

Employers are being advised to invest in corporate wellbeing to encourage better productivity from a healthy and happy work force.

Dr Andrew Jones, managing director of corporate wellbeing at not-for-profit healthcare provider Nuffield Health, said such schemes have increased in scope and in terms of market size since they began almost 10 years ago.

He told the January edition of Supply Business: “Some chief executives think wellbeing is the future. If work forces lead healthy lives, they will be happier and more productive and have less sickness absence, so the company will be more successful.”

Packages can include massages and reflexology at work, access to health-related benefits, subsidised gym membership, fresh fruit, healthy food in canteens, flexible working policies, walking programmes, counselling services, an employee assistance programme or cycle-to-work schemes.

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