Pandemic drives employers to act on improving staff wellbeing: GRiD

Research among employers and employees

Hemma Visavadia
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Pandemic drives employers to act on improving staff wellbeing: GRiD

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused employers to take greater care and responsibility over supporting staff with their mental, physical, social, and financial wellbeing, according to research from Group Risk Development (GRiD).

The industry body for group risk protection collected data from 501 HR decision-makers during 14 to 26 January 2022. It found that 59% of respondents felt an increased responsibility for supporting the mental wellbeing of staff, while 57% felt the same for physical wellbeing, 56% for supporting social wellbeing and 50% for employees' financial wellbeing. Meanwhile, 40% of employers said they increased their communication about the support available to staff especially during the lockdow...

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