Having a good attitude to workplace wellbeing and mental health can be the best way of motivating your staff and keeping a happy workforce in your business, not to mention the benefits of a happy workforce on your profit-margin. Many of the larger companies are putting aside parts of their budgets to help improve their staff morale and build new systems into their HR facilities to help identify those employees who are struggling in the workplace with stress-related issues.
Manchester-based tech firm, UKFast have gone one step further. They have invested in a leisure and support structure for their employees which put their staff at the centre of everything they do. Giving their staff an on-site gym, yoga and meditation classes, sleeping pods, not to mention break-out rooms, has improved their productivity and general happiness. Their staff are encouraged to go home on time and no one has a team bigger than 6 under them. This way, they are protecting their staff wellbeing and minimising any of the effects of stress.
If you are lucky enough to have a budget for destressing staff, creating breakout rooms, and other activities, you are luckier than most of us, but if not, that doesn’t mean that your staff members
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