Why the wellbeing program for businesses?
Per the 2018 Global Talent Trends survey, one in two professionals at workplaces and employees would like to see a greater focus on well-being at their company. The report claims that 60% of employee absences are due to job stress and tension which cause lower productivity and focus, weakened immune system and emotional balance which can cause disease. In recent years, there is a multitude of evidence suggesting that stress is the primary contributor to chronic conditions such as hypertension, migraine, cardiac problems, respiratory issues, sleep apnea, etc. Most often stress affecting the health index of communities is mainly contributed by work pressures.
How much business save on wellness investments?
A productive and successful business is dependent on creating a holistic work culture environment that promotes healthy living among its staff. A study by the Harvard Business Review found that for every dollar invested in wellness, companies average a return of $2.71 by way of increased productivity, decreased absenteeism, and reduced healthcare costs.