New research from Westfield Health into the nation's wellbeingJune 18, 2019Westfield Health have just launched their first Wellbeing Index report, a quarterly in-depth look into the state of the nation's wellbeing, at home and in the workplace.They surveyed 2,001 UK employees and 251 HR professionals to create a barometer of the nation's wellbeing across key areas; financial, physical, mental and social wellbeing.
The report explores how our wellbeing impacts us at home and at work, enabling employers and employees to take collective responsibility for building a happier, healthier and more productive nation.The first report shines a spotlight on the mental health crisis facing the UK's workplaces and the serious impact stress can have on our wellbeing.
• 61% of HR professionals identify mental health related issues as the main reasons for absence
• 40% of workers have taken time off due to mental ill health, but have given their employer a different reason for their absence
• 32% of employees work beyond their contracted hours because they're unable to complete their workload throughout the day
• 28% of working adults say stress and pressure often reaches unmanageable levels, with workload, long hours and job security being the main reasons
Download and read the full Wellbeing Index here.For further information on Westfield Health and their health and wellbeing solutions for Chamber members visit www.westfieldhealth.com/chamber
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