The phrase "an apple a day keeps the doctor away" has never resonated more when considering the staggering cost of absenteeism to businesses.
Promoting healthy living in the workplace is a win-win measure for both employer and employee. It is a relatively inexpensive way to maintain good staff morale while driving down the number of sick days.
Healthy employees drive a healthy business.
Employers are now being encouraged to consider swapping “cake days” for healthier alternatives, in a toolkit aimed at tackling unhealthy habits at work.
It is crucial that employers take better care of the health of the individuals in their workforce.
Almost two-thirds (60%) of employees believe their employer should offer fresh fruit to staff in the workplace, according to research.
52% of respondents work more productively when they eat healthily. 50% of respondents eat more unhealthily when they are stressed at work. 55% feel in a better mood at work when they eat healthily.