How businesses can improve mental wellbeing and reduce staff absence with corporate memberships
Wave Leisure Trust is offering discounted memberships to businesses to encourage business owners to help improve employee’s overall health and wellbeing.
In 2019 - 2020, a report estimated that 38.8 million working days were lost due to work-related ill health and non-fatal workplace injuries in Great Britain. Stress, depression and anxiety accounted for the majority of days lost.
The national guidance provided on GOV.UK explains that workers can spend up to three-quarters of their day sat down, which contributes to a range of preventable health conditions, including the two leading causes of workplace absence: back injuries and mental illness.
Exercise naturally reduces stress levels, promoting better mental health in the workplace. Regular exercise releases endorphins and increases serotonin levels in the body, meaning employees are better equipped to navigate the trials of everyday office life, while employers can enjoy stronger attendance and morale across the board.
For employers looking to increase company benefits or to strengthen company well-being, Wave Leisure Trust offers savings on all corporate memberships, whether businesses are looking to help encourage a team to be fitter and healthier, or to promote health, fitness and wellbeing goals.
Corporate membership with Wave includes unlimited gym, classes and swimming across all centres*, a free personal plan review every 10-12 weeks to help develop goals and track progress,14-days advance booking rights via an online booking website and app and more. Plus, any of the sites can be visited at no extra cost.
In addition, businesses can build a bespoke packages such as workplace well-being workshops or personalised training sessions for their team.
Duncan Kerr, CEO at Wave Leisure Trust, said: “At Wave we encourage members to form long term, healthy habits in an effective and sustainable manner and we believe that this attitude should also extend to businesses, to not only encourage peak work performance, but also the perfect work life balance.
“Our experienced team of fitness professionals are on hand to support you and your team by offering specialist advice to help reach fitness goals and improve both physical and mental health.”