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Health Improvement and Promotion

What is the business case for investing in employee health? The Department for Work and Pensions Figures* show that employers face a yearly bill of around £9 billion for sick pay and associated costs. So how can you protect your company against the impact of poor health and wellbeing on your business?

RGU:Wellness can offer a unique and bespoke insight into health promotion which will help you achieve a healthier, happier workplace and ultimately a healthier bottom line. By working together we will create a customised strategy to help you financially plan and roll out your health promotion programme. From needs analysis through to implementation and service delivery, RGU:Wellness can make your business fit for the future.

Benefits to Employers and Employees

• Demonstrable commitment to staff wellbeing

• A more effective workforce and increased productivity

• Increased employee engagement, morale and staff retention

• Up to 50% reduction in days lost due to work-related ill health**

• Potential return on investment can vary between £6-£31 for every £1 spent on a multi-component health promotion programme***

*Black, C. and Frost, D. (2011). Health at work – an independent review of sickness absence. TSO. Available at: http://www.dwp.gov.uk/docs/health-at-work.pdf / ** based on RGU meta analysis. Results will vary by company / *** Results from Institute for Health and Productivity Management (IHPM), Harvard Medical School and Unilever study & British Gas Employee Health Programme

Are you interested in taking advantage of our Health Promotion services?

If so, contact us for more information on the services we offer.

RGU:Wellness provided us with an exceptional physiotherapy service, and their work place assessments identified potential problem activities and provided solutions. I now feel confident that my staff are able to return to their duties in a safer manner and I believe we will have less sickness absence going forward. Our priority is to ensure our employees are safe in their work place. We feel the services and flexible approach offered by RGU:Wellness fit very well with our goals. I look forward to working more closely with the RGU:Wellness team.