Corporate Case Studies
The "Health at Work: Economic Evidence Report" & HealthyWorks shares some real-world case studies that show indisputable, and highly enviable, ROI from the introduction of a wellness program.
Saved £147 million a yearIBM offers four different wellness programs, that includes a 12 week exercise plan. They pay employees to make healthy choices & over 2 years saved £147M in health care costs & saw 80% engagement levels.
90% Employee EngagementMotley Fool, an investment firm, offers groups fitness classes 5 times a week alongside active meetings, subsidised physical therapy & race reimbursement for fun runs. They have seen productive & employee engagement rise rapidly.
ROI of £31 for every £1 spent300+ employees participated in back care workshops & British Gas saw a 43% reduction in backpain related absence, creating a business benefit of £1.7K per participant.
Saved £8.4million per yearRedcar & Cleveland Borough Council implemented an exercise, mental wellness & stress awareness initiative. They saw sick days decline from 11.2 days to 8.3. An saving of 2.9 days for each of the 6,000 employees which saved £8.4million per year.
Saved £1.2 million a yearAn anon pharma company offered employees a package of health and wellbeing activities, including sports, nutrition & counselling support. The programme led to an 8.5% reduction in the absence rate and a saving of £1.2 million in absence costs.
ROI of £2.67 for every £1 spentAn anon manufacturing company with 1000 employees introduced physio, yoga & wellness talks. The programme reduced absence related costs by £1.2K (average operative wage £8.30/hour).
ROI of £34 for every £1 investedAn anon utilities company implemented discounted physical therapy for all employees. This resulted in a reduction in absence rates as well as an increase in staff retention rates & health awareness which generated huge savings.
A benefit-cost ratio of 1:6.5An anon professional services company invested £75K on a health advisor & delivered lifestyle advice, fitness & relaxation classes in the office. This reduced staff turnover by 10%, a savings of £464K. Absenteeism savings were calculated at £23K.
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