There have been a number of recent studies supporting the claim that productivity is linked to employees wellbeing yet there is still lack of acknowledgement from employers.
Good healthcare can make a difference and promoting a healthy workplace should be seen as an investment rather than a cost. The steps don’t have to be costly in terms of expense and time. Small steps such as encouraging cycling and walking are a move in the right direction with the added bonus of being part of corporate social responsibility.
Greater physical activity is associated with better mental, as well as physical, health.