We know that a business’s most valuable assets are its staff and its customers!
It’s because of this, that we are committed to support and encourage businesses in the Southend Borough, no matter how small or large, to help their employees and their customers improve their health and wellbeing.
Too many of us are eating the wrong foods, drinking too much and not doing enough physical activity for good health.
Creating the right environment can empower and support people to make informed, balanced choices that will help them lead healthier lives, and consequently create a fitter, more productive business.
Active employees take 27% fewer days off sick. The cost of sick absence has a direct and indirect cost implication for any business.
The Southend Public Health Responsibility Deal aims to inspire employers to support their employees and/or customers to improve their health and lifestyle, reducing staff absenteeism and increasing motivation and productivity.
The deal covers areas such as –physical activity, workplace health, and emotional wellbeing.
For retailers – it’s about raising awareness around selling alcohol and healthy food options in restaurants and staff canteens.