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Benefits of the Charter

Benefits of the Charter?

For your business:

  • Nationally recognised award.
  • Helps organisation comply with aspects of Health and Safety legislation
  • Improves performance – staff become more productive the healthier they are.
  • Staff retention – ensure staff don’t fall out of work due to an illness helping reduce absenteeism from stress, illness or accidents.
  • Effective leadership – provide strong leadership on health and wellbeing.
  • Legal reasons – ensure you are treating staff fairly, equally and consistently.
  • Employer of choice – become an employer that people want to work for.

For your staff:

  • Staff feel valued and involved – this can reduce stress and increase productivity.
  • Ageing workforce with greater health needs – an ageing workforce has different health requirements over time.
  • Lower levels of sickness – reduce prevalence of illness and improve recovery times.
  • Happier and healthier staff – staff have a higher level of mental health and wellbeing.

For the community:

  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) – become an employer that cares for its local workforce.
  • Improved local reputation – through caring for and protecting staff.
  • Sustainability – ensure your organisation is more resilient through tough economic times.