We listen when you say you want to make your organisation a great place to work. We use our 10 years experience to bring you a package which addresses the crucial areas of concern; mental health, nutrition, musculoskeletal, and sleep - working with providers such as MIND, Nick Littlehales the author of Sleep a #1 best seller on Amazon, and OnsitePlus one of the largest onsite massage companies.
A PricewaterhouseCoopers report found a positive link between workplace wellness programmes and improved business key performance indicators. The PwC report led many organisations to implement a wellness programme after noticing: an increasing age of the workforce, rising costs of chronic disease and ill-health, external pressures from Government, corporate and social responsibility, and competition. They identified the greatest financial benefits of implementing wellness plans came from cost savings - including 45% reduction in sickness absence, and 18% reduction in staff turnover. i
The 2016 CIPD Absence Management survey identified the most common top five causes of short term (up to four weeks) absence were ii:
The most common long term (four weeks or more) causes of absence were ii:
In response to this data and to help your organisation be a great place to work we have designed an annual health & wellbeing (H&W) programme which addresses the main causes of employee absenteeism and presenteeism; mental health, nutrition, musculoskeletal , sleep, and exercise.
Our programme is ideal for HR professionals/OH Advisers/ Health & Safety experts who do not have the time to research, the head space to get creative, patience to interview potential suiters, and capacity to gather pricing - it’s a lot of hard work for a team who are already stretched.
We take our 10 year experience to design you an annual H&W programme which can be tailored to your organisations requirements. It is based on the NHS health awareness days – see below the options:
|Month||Date||NHS health awareness day||H&W service|
|Jan||1-31 Jan||Dry January||Alcohol awareness seminar|
|11-17 Jan||National obesity awareness week||New Year, new you seminar|
|Feb||04 Feb||World cancer day||Cancer awareness seminar|
|Mar||09 Mar||No smoking day||Smoking cessation seminar|
|13-19 Mar||Nutrition and hydration week||Nutrition top 5 seminar|
|13-19 Mar||Brain awareness week||Mental health workshop|
|Apr||tbc||Depression awareness week||Mental health workshop|
|07 Apr||World health day||Sleep workshop|
|28 Apr||On your feet Britain||Local gym promotion|
|May||1-31 May||National walking month||Local gym promotion|
|8-14 May||Mental health awareness week||Mental health workshop|
|Jun||11-17 Jun||Diabetes week||Diabetes seminar|
|12-18 Jun||Mens health week|
|Aug||National happiness day||Massage at desk|
|National relaxation day||Massage at desk|
|Sep||10 Sep||World suicide prevention day||Mental health workshop|
|18-24 Sep||Know your numbers week||Onsite health screening|
|Oct||2-6 Oct||Back care awareness week||Massage at desk|
|10 Oct||World mental health day||Mental health workshop|
|Nov||1-30 Nov||November men's health awareness month|
|01 Nov||National stress awareness day||Mental health workshop/
Massage at desk
|tbc||Alcohol awareness week||Alcohol awareness seminar|
Nearly a third of CIPD 2016 Absence Report respondents identified an increase in stress related absence in the past year. Stress is more common where long working hours are considered normal.
MIND is a mental health charity providing advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. MIND offers workplace training to develop mentally healthy offices, applied suicide intervention skills, Mental Health First Aid and bespoke training sessions.
Minor injuries accounted for 95% of absence in 2016. Improving employee health through knowledge of nutrition, reducing the incidence and duration of colds, flu, stomach upsets, headaches, migraines. Many organisations are addressing these with 34% of respondents on the CIPD 2016 Absence Report offered advice on healthy eating.
Our seminars/webinars are 45min-1hour and available to an unlimited audience. We have over 20 seminar topics available on all aspects of health & wellbeing.
44% of respondents on the CIPD 2016 Absence Report identified musculoskeletal injuries (excluding back pain) as a cause of short term absence.
While spending a lot of time sat at a desk might be unavoidable for many in the workplace, access to a good therapist who can relieve strained and tired muscles and give advice on posture will not only reduce the risk of injury but also boost energy levels. As specialists in office wellbeing and corporate massage, we’ve got a lot of ‘hands-on’ experience.
One third of our lives are spent trying to sleep. Most us have disturbed, restless nights and rely on a cocktail of caffeine and sugar to drag us through the day.
Nick Littlehales book titled ‘Sleep’ is a #1 best seller on Amazon and published in over seven countries. In this ground-breaking book, Nick Littlehales, elite sleep coach to some of the world’s leading sports stars lays bare his strategies for us all to use.
Health factsheets can also be written to your requiements, They can be monthly on topics such as: healthy lunchboxes, 5-a-day, brain food, energy & resilience, exercise, heart health, mens health, stress busting, summer fit.
You can choose as many activities as you like, with a pricing discount for 12 or more activities per year. We will provide posters to help promote the events, and a booking system for the health screenings free of charge.
Prices start at £145.
i PricewaterhouseCoopers, Building the case for wellness 4th Feb 2008
ii CIPD Annual Survey Report; Absence Management 2016
Please contact us for further information about our Feel Great Programme and how it can benefit you and your organisation