Just about every single firm we serve and talk to is considered to be a small business…with employees. Your firm faces rising healthcare costs, and your employees face a myriad of common health issues. According to the University of Rochester Medical Center, the top 2 most common are physical activity/nutrition and overweight/obesity.
How can you proactively defray the rising costs of providing healthcare options to your employees? The answer could be instituting a wellness program.
- Give people their weekends back
- Make lunchtime fitness practical and possible
- Provide access to healthy food choices
- Leverage employees sense of competition
- Outsource the program
The benefits of a healthy workforce are many. Healthy employees will miss work less frequently, concentrate more effectively when they are there and your firm can save money on insurance costs. It’s a win-win and not as difficult as you might think.
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Here’s to a healthy and happy 2016!
Vice President – Business Development
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