National Stress Awareness Day
It’s Wednesday 4th November – National Stress Awareness Day. The themes of stress and employee wellbeing are these days mentioned widely in the workplace. And they have become so core that we now have a day in recognition of them.
Employee wellbeing is a vital element of running a successful business – helping staff to improve their performance and productivity.
Whilst it goes without saying that this should include employee’s general health, we would always advocate the need for this to also include financial wellbeing. Being on top of and managing your finances can only help to reduce stress; leading to people feeling more confident about their future and their financial situation.
Many of the companies we are speaking to today approach us with the background of employee wellbeing – looking at financial education programmes to support this. And this is a trend that looks set to continue….
By Darren Laverty, Partner at Secondsight