WOW – British businesses lost the equivalent of £81bn as a result of ill-health related absence
Great article last week by our partners Vitality. They shared the data from their Britain’s Healthiest Workplace study, which is developed in partnership with RAND Europe and the University of Cambridge –The findings were staging , the survey found that British businesses lost the equivalent of £81bn as a result of ill-health related absence and presenteeism in 2018 overall, a £4bn increase on 2017.
Many of our clients are brilliant at tracking not only the great successes that colleagues feel from participating in wellbeing programmes but also work with us to develop a dashboard to show the business benefits. At the end of the day any spend in any business needs to demonstrate it is adding value and health and wellbeing is no different.
If you don’t know where to start , call the Let’s Get Healthy team ( www.letsgethealthy.co.uk) and to read the Vitality report check outhttp://hrnews.co.uk/british-businesses-could-save-61-billion-per-year-by-prioritising-health-and-wellbeing/