Research and Bright Ideas

  • Is it time to get more for your money from a wellbeing at work programme?

https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/organization/our-insights/wellness-at-work-the-promise-and-pitfalls

  • Some attention grabbing headlines from Business in the Community “33% of long term sickness absence is attributed to MSK dysfunction” and “ESA claimants with MSK dysfunction more likely to attribute their health conditions to their work”…

https://wellbeing.bitc.org.uk/sites/default/files/business_in_the_community_musculoskeletal_toolkit.pdf

  • Nudge economics, “I basically have made a career stealing ideas from psychologists,” Nobel Prize Winner Thaler joked at the Chicago news conference. We’ve heard worse ideas…

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-nobel-prize-economics/were-all-human-nudge-theorist-thaler-wins-economics-nobel-idUSKBN1CE0X5

  • Ideas on how to build a coherent programme of wellbeing initiatives… “we use a framework rather than a policy”  Alistair Dornan, Capita Employee benefits “there are plenty of providers out there trying to sell solutions for all sorts of workplace wellbeing issues, making it essential to focus on just a few, for example nutrition, mental health and physical activity”

https://www.personneltoday.com/hr/build-employee-wellbeing-programme/