• A happy, healthy workforce is great for business

    One of the biggest problems now facing employers is their employees’ health and wellbeing. Employees are one of the most valuable assets to a business, so you need to look after them in an effective and efficient way.

It’s in every employers’ interest to tackle these problems proactively. There has been a steady rise in medical inflation and increased worldwide prevalence of chronic conditions. Because of this, companies will likely see a continued rise in their organisational costs and a drop in workforce productivity unless they can implement something to tackle it head on.

Poor employee health leads to –

Lost employee time

45 million

avoidable sick days per year

Lost revenue

$1900 – $2250

per employee per year

Lost output

$576 billion

is lost by the US economy due to workforce illness

Additional annual costs per employee with various lifestyle risks –

Smoking

+$5800

Diabetes

+$4413

Obesity

+$4237

High blood pressure

+$1077
Source: Bermen et al, tobaccocontrol.bmj.com, NBHC, February 2012;
Van Nuya et al, American Journal of Health Promotion, May/June 2014; Kowlesser et al, Joem, May 2011.

Having a health and well-being program in place is one way to offer the needed support to your employees. We all know a happy, healthy workforce will have a positive effect on staff motivation, productivity and employee engagement. It can help to attract and retain the best staff to, especially if you have gained a reputation for taking care of your employees.

This is when your health insurance comes in, our plans aren’t just built to cover illness and injury but pro-active prevention to. You may not realise it but all our plans include free, independent and completely confidential health and well‑being support, provided by our partner Morneau Shepell. This is offered face-to-face, over the phone or online, and it is completely free to use the service as often as you like, so encourage your staff to utilise this fantastic service.

If you would like more information about our plans and how they can benefit your workforce please speak to your intermediary or a member of the Integra Global team. We can also help you to proactively promote the service to your employees.

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