Increased alertness, time management and work output. Studies have shown a 72% increase in productivity on days when participants exercised and 96hrs more of effective work a month done by healthy vs unhealthy employees.
Reduced sick leave, lighter duties, resignation and insurance costs. One study showed healthy employees take 88% less sick leave than unhealthy employees. Others cite savings up to $6 for every $1 invested in employee health.
Increased retention and easier recruitment of high quality, wellbeing focused staff. Gained employee respect and confidence that your company cares for their health.
Expand employee's capabilities of dealing with stress, high pressure situations and anxiety. Mental wellbeing is an extremely valuable business asset.
Group exercise encourages strong personal relationships, reinforces a supportive company culture and creates a more relaxed environment for connection.
Improved heart and lung health, life longevity, joint pain improvement, weight management and muscle and strength maintenance.
Employee Wellness Packages
We know that each workplace has different goals, employee motivations and approaches to wellbeing.
To create the most effective wellbeing plan for your company, we will work directly with you for requirements and pricing.
Examples of offerings that can be included in your package:
Wellness workshops on functional fitness, stretching and getting moving in the workplace.
Group training sessions at workplace, RST studio or offsite.
Personal training sessions at workplace or RST studio. (Discounts may be applicable with a package.)
8 week workplace fitness challenges or monthly exercise competitions.
Consultation, goal setting and at home exercise programs.
RST boot camp discounts for employees.
Coaching for team building fitness events. (eg. Team entries for obstacle races.)
Employee wellness programs provide maximum benefit when there is maximum staff engagement. It is important to know what type of wellness solutions your company and employees need to ensure results. There are lots of different ways to gain staff engagement and at RST we want to help you with that. Here are a few examples:
Ask your employees what their ideal wellness support would look like from the company.
Gain an idea of your employees professional and personal goals and understand how a wellness program may assist these.
Boost hype for your wellness program company wide before launching by getting the word around the business.
Promote the wellness program through company wide marketing materials and discussion. RST is happy to help support this.
Set an example of wellbeing from the top down. Staff are more likely to engage in your wellness program if they see management taking part.
Offer incentives, rewards and perks for participation and effort with employee wellbeing.
Track progress data to show employees the results of their hard work.
The investment in employee wellness programs are proven to provide long term benefits to both your company and employees. The great thing is that it doesn't take much to make a significant difference. Below are some examples of how you can manage the financial investment of employee wellbeing:
Full payment of selected package options.
Additional options chosen by employees can be covered individually by employee. Eg. extra training sessions.
Co-payment of selected packages at a company set percentage.
Payments can be made:
Directly from company to RST by monthly or package invoices.
From employee directly to RST weekly/monthly or on a package basis.
Directly from company to RST, with deductions being made by the company from employee's pay.
If you would like to know more about how we can support your business in creating an employee wellbeing program, please reach out below.
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