Why Is Employee Wellbeing Important?

What Is Employee Wellbeing? 

Employee wellbeing is the state of the employee’s mental and physical health, resulting from dynamics both in and outside of the workplace. 

 

Why Should You Prioritise Your Workers’ Wellness? 

Prioritising your workers’ health can improve employee satisfaction and minimise stress levels, enabling your staff to be more productive. This, in turn, builds a positive working environment. While taking the necessary steps to achieve this may take some time, the results are worth the effort. 

The maximum working hours weekly is 48 hours, However, workers can go beyond the recommended working time in certain exceptions. Seeing that workers spend lots of time in their workplace, it’s no wonder that work-life significantly impacts their happiness. Therefore, prioritising their health can benefit your business in many ways. 

When your workers perceive that you care about their overall wellness, they are more likely to contribute to your business success. It’s also not difficult for your staff to be loyal to your brand when they are well taken care of. In fact, a study revealed that workers who enjoy a positive work environment and are more involved in work processes are 87% less likely to leave a company. 

 

How Can You Promote Your Workers’ Wellbeing? 

Here are a few ways that you can ensure that your workers are comfortable in every area of their lives. You can look at these in more detail by reading our blog on how to ensure employee wellbeing. 

 

  • Don’t Overlook Mental Health Concerns
  • Work Out What The Problems Are
  • Recognise good work
  • Dedicate time for mindfulness
  • Create A More Flexible Workplace 
  • Promote A More Active Lifestyle 

 

 

Employee wellbeing is beneficial for your business, and working with professionals will prove helpful. Therefore, you can feel free to contact Hardwood HR Solutions for more personalised solutions to promote your employee health and wellbeing. We offer Fitpack as part of our services. Fitpack’s comprehensive approach includes nutrition, exercise, and mindfulness. Through Fitpack, you’ll get access to all the tools necessary to help your people achieve optimal health, mentally and physically.

 

If you need HR support from a company that understands the needs of your business, contact us today. At Harwood HR we can support your business, help you to grow and promote your employees’ talents. Our UK-based team offers a range of HR support services and advice for SME businesses, including outsourced HR support.

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