How Do You Define Workplace Wellbeing?
Workplace wellbeing refers to the ‘wellness’ – both mentally and physically – of staff in a business. As a phrase, its meaning is simple, but workplace wellbeing can be fostered in a variety of ways and has been proven to have a significant impact on the productivity of employees.
According to the CIPD, boosting workplace wellbeing relies on creating an environment that ‘actively promotes a state of contentment, benefiting both employees and the organisation.’
Workplace wellbeing can be achieved in a number of ways, with both the business’ culture and staff workload having an impact, as well as the environment itself. If the workplace is too dark, too humid and stuffy, or there are too many distracting noises, employees’ wellbeing will be impacted and, in turn, their productivity will suffer.