When it comes to companies who devote time and money towards workplace wellness programmes, surely they benefit from happier and healthier employees?
The benefits of helping employees with their health and wellness may seem nebulous, but research surrounding the issue has shown that there doesn’t tend to be a huge return on the companies investment. But, despite this, many companies still offer health and wellness programmes to their employees and these still prove to be popular.
So, is it worth investing in an employee wellness programme for your company? Before you launch or redesign a health and wellness programme, there are things you should consider.
Why Devote Money and Resources to Workplace Wellness?
Traditionally, workplace wellness programmes are focused on containing costs, which is often their main reason for existing. But, it can be difficult to measure an ROI as workplace wellness programmes tend to vary from company to company, with very different levels of investment from the employer and the involvement of employees.
Over the years, research has produced conflicting reports as to whether wellness programmes in the workplace actually work and reduce employees insurance and compensation claims, but a recent study looked at the possibility that wellness programmes … Read More