Aon Consulting has launched a six month wellness programme in its Farnborough office. The programme...
Aon Consulting has launched a six month wellness programme in its Farnborough office.
The programme has been designed to enhance the teams' mental and physical capabilities as well as help showcase the benefits of an integrated wellness strategy.
There are five key strands to the Aon wellness pilot - hydration, fitness, education, relaxation and nutrition. The firm has teamed up with providers such as Bupa to deliver the programme. CloudNine will also deliver a combination of massages.
The pilot programme has been voluntary but the response has been positive with all employees participating from the outset.
British industry loses over £13.5bn a year to absence and wellness plans are becoming a valuable solution for UK business to counter the growing concern of work-related stress and health problems and help retain talent.
Colin Barnes, operational head of Aon Consulting's benefits solutions team, said: "While this is only a pilot, we hope to demonstrate that a properly integrated wellness programme can successfully increase productivity and employee engagement".
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