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At Evolve we help businesses sustain and develop their most valuable resource…their people
Stress continues to remain one of the main causes of sickness absence and impacts on the performance of individuals and teams. The definition of work related stress, according to the HSE is “The adverse reaction people have to excessive pressures or other types of demand placed on them at work.”
However people often are reacting to pressures from multiple aspects of their life and when ignored the impact of symptoms may start to affect a persons performance, engagement and relationships at work… READ MORE
Do you assume to know the state of health and wellbeing within your organisation based on recording factors such as sickness absence? Or maybe you don’t record any statistics? The danger of making assumptions on either limited evidence or no evidence is that decisions about your organisations health & wellbeing may be directed the wrong way and potential benefit of any investment in this area could be limited.
What’s the value of health & wellbeing in the workplace?
There is a wealth of evidence and statistics that highlight the importance of understanding what impact the health and wellbeing of employees has on a workplace. According to CIPD’s 2015 Annual Absence Management Survey “Organisations that achieved their absence targets were significantly more likely to manage absence through promoting health and well-being than those that did not achieve their targets.” (source www.cipd.co.uk). In the same report “Just 8% of organisations have a stand-alone well-being strategy in support of their wider organisation strategy, while a fifth have a well- being plan/programme as part of their wider people strategy.”…READ MORE