Healthy employees lead to a healthy business. That’s what small business owners said in a recent survey. Nearly all rated employee health as “important” to their bottom line. Fifty-four percent said it was “extremely important.” One way to promote better health is to offer a wellness program.
While once offered only in big companies, wellness programs are becoming more common in small businesses. They contribute to better productivity, and they can assist in recruiting and retaining staff.
Here are some tips and resources from SBA.org and others on starting a wellness program in your small business without breaking the bank:
Small business owners recognize that there’s a link between their employees’ health and the success of their business. Wellness programs can create a win-win situation. Employees improve their health and workplace productivity increases. That can lead to a better bottom line for the business.