It is estimated that sickness absences due to mental health cost the UK economy approximately £30billion each year (Centre for Mental Health) with impacts on staff productivity, turnover and absences. The cost to UK businesses directly has been calculated to be £2.4billion per year (Mental Health Foundation, 2020).
The link between mental and physical health is also well documented, highlighting the need to support the mental health of employees and promote physical and mental wellbeing.
Investing in your staff's mental wellbeing can improve the health of your business by:
Improving the staff resilience
Reducing staff burnout
Reducing staff turnover
How we can help your business
We can offer wellbeing sessions in your workplace to support you and your staff teams to learn ways to effectively cope with stress and look after your teams mental health. These can be one off resilience building sessions or ongoing support.
In the current situation with Covid-19, we are additionally aware that this is a time of uncertainty and change which can lead to increased anxiety and worries. We can help you and your teams to think about the impact of these and other difficulties, as well as more general ways to increase team cohesiveness and focus on team values.
Our wellbeing at work sessions are tailored to your team’s needs. Please contact us for more information about these sessions.