Building a business case
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Introduced by the Chairman of the Economic Development Board this short video shows how two South Australian businesses have benefited from promoting wellbeing in their organisations.
Successful organisations know that investing in workplace health programs makes good business sense, producing returns on investment through cost savings and increased productivity.
View this video to hear Dr Christina Boedker, Associate Professor with the University of New South Wales Business School explain the link between employee wellbeing and productivity.
4 times more likely to lose talented workers
7 times more costly workers compensation claims
9 times more sick days taken per year
$6.4 billion productivity losses in Australia per year due to obesity alone
3 times more productive
50% less injuries
5 times more engaged
Return on investment of $3-6 for every $1 spent
Providing workplace health and wellbeing programs and activities can deliver a range of benefits for employers and employees. These benefits range far beyond just return on investment and although often less tangible, they are still highly sought and valued.
The benefits to business, regardless of business size, increase over time. A small investment now can lead to positive business outcomes over time.
Calculate your potential business savings with the online Workplace Health Savings Calculator.