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Health and Wellness in the Workplace: how to promote it

A. Richey

Every business wants to increase productivity and make money. Many businesses are, however, unaware of the benefits to their 'bottom line' finances, of investing in staff well-being.

Studies have shown that organisations participating in health and wellness programs can expect a return on investment of around 300%.1   Such approaches reduce compensation costs, absenteeism (including sick days and lost time), presenteeism and staff turnover.  Health and wellness programs reduce the ‘ticking time bombs’ in offices – the modifiable health issues which can cause ill health in employees. These mi...

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