How Can Occupational Health Improve My Business?
Read on to learn how The Walcote Practice’s occupational health services can help to you to achieve important HR and business goals.
The good health of each and every staff member in a business is fundamental to achieving and maintaining a happy, engaged, reliable and productive workforce. In today’s pressured world, occupational (or workplace) health is becoming ever more important to business sustainability and success – it can actually transform your business.
Why is Occupational Health Important?
Unfortunately, any employee may suffer from ill health, adversely affecting their work performance with knock-on consequences for other team members and the business as a whole.
Typical illnesses may range widely from colds, short-term illnesses and musculoskeletal problems to longer-term illnesses, stress, anxiety, depression and many more. Staff may not know how best to address their health issue/s, and often do not inform managers or HR staff due to the fear of potentially negative consequences to their employment. A downward spiral for both the employee and the business can easily ensue.
Whether you wish to maintain the good health of your staff or to address health problems within your workforce, The Walcote Practice can help to facilitate a fit, resilient and motivated workforce.
The Walcote Practice offers a variety of Occupational Health Services which can be tailored to the individual requirements of your staff or your company. We offer bespoke Corporate Healthcare Packages to businesses of all types and sizes. To learn more, please click here.
Benefits to Your Business
Your staff and your business can reap the rewards of our efficient and effective occupational health services. Substantial employee health benefits and business cost savings can be quickly achieved.
Research has shown that companies with good health benefit packages demonstrate:
- Fit, healthy employees with a happier and more energetic disposition, leading to an excellent working environment
- Increased individual performance and increased productivity of the workforce as a whole
- Improved staff morale and job satisfaction – staff feel supported by a company which shows a real commitment to prioritising staff health
- A resilient, motivated and engaged workforce able to deal with stress more effectively
- A workforce with a better work-life balance
- Enhanced retention and loyalty of staff and reduced staff turnover, hence reduced recruitment and training costs
- Reduced business and health insurance costs from a decrease in staff sickness and absenteeism, combined with faster recovery times
- Improved company profits