A Change For The Better
Although changing behaviour is ultimately the responsibility of the employee, a supportive environment and work culture can educate, motivate and support staff to help them see the value and necessity of adopting a healthier lifestyle.
An article featured in the Harvard Business Review, estimates Johnson & Johnson’s ROI from wellness programmes was $2.71 for every dollar spent and a cumulative saving of $250 million on healthcare costs over a decade.
Not only do healthy employees cost you less but they stay longer. A study by Tower Watson and the National Business Group shows that companies with effective wellness programmes have significantly lower voluntary attrition.