Presentation on theme: "Gary Towers Deputy Regional Director Business in the Community-East of England."— Presentation transcript:
Gary Towers Deputy Regional Director Business in the Community-East of England
mobilising business for good Business in the Community Business Action on Health campaign Practical solutions by business for business Future plans Wealth from Health Overview
mobilising business for good Business in the Community. Mobilising business for good – taking action now for people and planet 1 independent business-led charity 27 years experience-The voice of responsible business practice 100 partner organisations convened through an international network 300 business leaders actively engaged leading campaigns 850 companies in membership
mobilising business for good Business in the Community Mobilise Collaborate Strong in Norfolk
mobilising business for good Responsible Business Practice-Creating a public benefit Our purpose is to inspire, engage, support and challenge companies to continually improve the impact they have on society workplace Marketplace In the community and in the environment Range of programmes & campaigns for each impact area
mobilising business for good Workplace campaigns Business action on skills Diversity and inclusion Opportunity now Race for opportunity The Talent Challenge Work inspiration Health & Wellbeing - Business Action on Health
mobilising business for good Business Action on Health The vision To create a society that values the health and wellbeing of all its people by harnessing the unique power of business to create a healthier and more competitive society.
mobilising business for good Business Action on Health The mission To create the conditions that support the whole employee to realise their full potential whilst maximising associated business and social benefits.
mobilising business for good Business Action on Health Key objectives To make the compelling business case for investing in employees health and wellbeing To provide practical guidance and tools developed by business for business To establish public reporting on employee health and wellbeing as being commonplace in the UK.
mobilising business for good From health and safety compliance to public reporting To make public reporting on employee health and wellbeing commonplace in the UK by 2011
mobilising business for good Business Action on Health Leadership Team
mobilising business for good Intellectual capital for campaign developed by business for business Practitioner Team Expert Steering Groups on: Emotional Resilience Skills and Talent Healthy Eating Physical Activity Active Travel Musculoskeletal-Joints and muscles Boardroom Reporting
mobilising business for good Campaign achievements Employee health and wellbeing has emerged as a key CSR issue The most frequently selected section of BITCs CR Index for past 3 years
mobilising business for good 2007 68% 2009 85% FTSE 100 public reporting on employee health and wellbeing
mobilising business for good Cost to UK employers (£billion)
mobilising business for good Definition Presenteeism means reduced productivity - when employees come to work when not fully engaged or ill and perform at a lower levels.
mobilising business for good Financial Performance Cost of disengagement to the economy was between £59.4 billion and £64.7 billion. (Gallop, 2008) If organisations increased investment in a range of good workplace practices which relate to engagement by just 10%, they would increase profits by £1,500 per employee per year. (IES/Work Foundation People and the Bottom Line 2008) Engaged employees generate 43% more revenue than disengaged ones. (Hay Group Engage Employees & Boost Performance)
mobilising business for good Potential cost savings Positive steps to improve the management of mental health in the workplace, including prevention and early identification of problems could result in cost savings of 30% NICE, Promoting Mental Wellbeing at Work 2009
mobilising business for good A huge business opportunity Investing in employees health & well being - A huge business opportunity Differentiate from competitors High retention-low absenteeism-lower costs People proud to work for the organisation Making the most of your people-achieving more with less The wider community feel good about the business A profitable and sustainable enterprise
mobilising business for good Articulating the business case Development of BITC Workwell Model Evidence based – widely endorsed Holistic and integrated Dual responsibility of employer and employee Articulates link between wellbeing and engagement to productivity
mobilising business for good Employee wellbeing Wellbeing is comprised of the mutually supportive relationship between the physical, psychological and social health of the individual. Wellbeing combined with good work results in higher engagement and greater productivity.
mobilising business for good Employee wellbeing The relationship between wellbeing and engagement is mutually reinforcing in fostering sustainable performance. When this virtuous circle is broken, high performance becomes unsustainable and as a result, productivity declines.
Whats in a healthy workplace: Better physical and psychological health Create a safe & pleasant physical environment Promote healthy behaviours Emotional resilience Musculoskeletal Healthy eating Physical activity Smoking cessation
mobilising business for good Whats in a healthy workplace: Better work Create a happy and engaging work environment Management style & organisational culture Skills and Talent management Job design: autonomy, control & task discretion Fair treatment Benefits and reward packege reward Flexible working arrangements
mobilising business for good Whats in a healthy workplace: Better relationships-social health Promote communication & social cohesion Line manager Team colleagues Support networks Family
mobilising business for good Whats in a healthy workplace: Good specialist support Provide early interventions to manage health and wellbeing Occupational health Human resources Employee assistance/counselling Training for line managers & employees
ACTION! Process to support a companys journey from health & safety compliance to public reporting 28 LevelA.C.T.I.O.N! stepsLinked campaign resources Commit Assess where you are on health and well-being Commit time and resources to take positive action Tell others why, what and how change must happen A.C.T.I.O.N. questionnaire Wealth from Health Nurture & Grow Case studies Act Integrate with business strategy and objectives Organise programmes with measurable targets Nurture your key partners to achieve change Business HealthCheck Tool Towers Perrin Action Pack Healthy Eating, Physical Activity, Emotional Resilience, Healthy Joints & Muscles & Skills Toolkits Case studies Benefit Demonstrate business benefits HWWB Business HealthCheck Tool BITC Healthy Workplace Award
mobilising business for good Provides practical guidance and tools developed by business for business Suite of toolkits recommended by Cranfield University on:
mobilising business for good Emotional Resilience Toolkit
mobilising business for good Working Joints and Muscles Toolkit
mobilising business for good Skills, Health & Wellbeing Toolkit
mobilising business for good Physical Activity Toolkit
mobilising business for good Healthy Eating Toolkit
mobilising business for good Practical solutions, by business for business. Healthy People = Healthy Profits A growing number of UK employers have recognized employee health and wellbeing as a strategic priority, particularly during the challenging economic times. Wealth from Health An action model for employers
mobilising business for good Future plans Guidance for public reporting on employee health and wellbeing Workwell model populated with case studies, even more practical support for the business case Engage SMEs through large company supply chains Embed campaign regionally-local workshops for SMES BITC Healthy Workplace Awards
mobilising business for good For more information and freely available resources Toolkits and other Business Action on Health resources www.bitc.org.uk/health ACTION:http://www.bitc.org.uk/workplace/health_and_wellb eing/healthy_workplace_model/index.html