Perhaps battling my way across London and arriving in a highly stressed state wasn’t the best way to arrive at the Workplace Wellbeing and Stress Summit that took place at the end of last year in London!
Across all of the speakers, the underpinning message was that ‘workplace wellbeing of employees is a key contributor to business performance‘ and those companies who take that perspective and are more proactive, enjoy better results than those who don’t!
It was a good message for me to hear, and it was encouraging to listen to more and more evidence coming from business leaders to support the wellbeing case, which is adding a lot of weight to the argument, moving workplace wellbeing from a ‘nice to do’ to an essential part of any people or talent management strategy and approach.
So what’s the formula for workplace wellbeing success?
Where do you start?
How much will it cost?
These were just some of the questions that were discussed at the Summit, and the responses fit into nine areas:
1. Genuine Concern