RAND Europe conducted a recruitment evaluation of SMEs to the Wellbeing Premium Programme run in the West Midlands. The overall study aims to establish whether SMEs will improve the health and wellbeing offer in response to a financial incentive.
Carra Sims, a senior behavioral and social scientist, has studied sexual harassment in the workplace for over a decade. In this Q&A, she discusses the changes that have taken place in recent years and the issue of accountability in matrixed organizations and in the gig economy.
Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) programs are key to resilient and ready Airmen and families. The authors developed a resilience and readiness model and compared it with target outcomes of MWR services. Next steps are also provided.
A cluster randomised controlled trial was designed to establish whether small-medium enterprises will improve their health and wellbeing offer and achieve higher employee awareness and participation in the offer due to a monetary wellbeing incentive.
This report reviews the evidence base for common approaches used in workplace psychological health programs and profiles U.S. Department of Homeland Security programs that address psychological health, peer support, and resilience.
Our study examined the potential link between organisational, personal and health-related factors and employee engagement, and how engagement is linked with the outcomes at the individual or organisational level.
Many employers are actively looking at ways to improve health and well-being in their workplaces. Increasing employee participation in health and wellness programs requires strategies to address health risks, engagement with staff, and buy-in and support from management.
Employers looking to address mental health problems among staff must recognize the causes and understand mental health challenges within the organization. Construction workers could face greater risk than workers in other sectors, but awareness of support and help remains low.
The report summarises the existing evidence on the effectiveness of workplace related preventive health programmes, outlining the challenges involved in calculating the return on investment (ROI) of such interventions.
In 2014, Public Health England published the Workplace Wellbeing Charter (WWC), a set of national standards for workplace health designed to aid employers in workplace health improvement. This study investigates the take-up and impact of the WWC.
Insufficient sleep is linked to lower productivity, which results in working days being lost each year. With a few simple measures, employers could help improve the health and well-being of staff, improve their bottom lines, and contribute to a growing economy.