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Healthy at home, unhealthy at work – how HR teams can mend the disconnect

The way that your workers view health and wellbeing on a personal and professional level is becoming increasingly intertwined.

This is especially true given the ever-changing nature and expectations of today’s workforce. From global teams working around the clock, to flexible and mobile workers who are ‘always on’ and ‘always connected’, the lines between work and home continue to blur. All the while, there is pressure to be more productive.

Whether it’s using their own wearable device to monitor the number of stairs they climb between meetings, or joining a conference call from the treadmill in the company gym, employees are taking the right steps towards a healthier and more active lifestyle. Why? Because it helps them to perform at their best.

Employees are prepared to quit over bad work environments

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Are workplace wellness initiatives saving your business money?

According to research commissioned by Fellowes, 54% of employers have actually seen good people leave their company due to a poor physical working environment.[i]

An increasing number of businesses are turning to workplace wellness initiatives to improve benefits for their employees.  Already two-thirds of European companies have introduced enhanced wellbeing initiatives.[ii]

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