The Wellbeing at Work Event is a one-day conference in central Edinburgh for HR professionals, business leaders and consultants. Come and learn from experts and peers about the latest wellbeing developments and successes that are enhancing individual and organisational performance in companies across the UK and Europe.
Global communications and technologies are changing the world of work and employers are continuing to ask more of their employees. The Wellbeing at Work Event aims to provide a forum for businesses to hear, meet and discuss wellbeing initiatives with leading experts and practioners to equip businesses with the tools to introduce or improve well-being programmes in the workplace.
The Event will include a programme of influential speakers, debating panels, workshops and networking sessions where delegates can ask questions, exchange ideas and share experiences on a subject that has the potential to change the world of work.
Increase staff attendance
An average sized firm with 250 employees is estimated to make an estimated loss of £250,000 annually, due to sickness absenteeism.
Outperform your competitors
FTSE 100 companies that prioritise employee engagement and wellbeing outperform the rest of the FTSE 100 by at least 10%.
Improve staff retention
A highly engaged workforce has the potential to reduce staff turnover by up to 87%.
Learn from the experts
72% of workplaces still have no formal mental health policy, even though it costs UK employers around £26 billion each year and is one of the top five reasons for long-term absenteeism.
Below are our 2017 speakers. Our 2018 programme will be announced later this year
Kezia Dugdale MSP
Leader of the Scottish Labour Party
Head of Wellbeing, BT
Chief Destressing Officer, The Stress Management Society
Miles Briggs MSP
Scottish Conservative & Unionist Party
Founder, The Tartan Explorer Foundation
HR Business Partner, Trinity Mirror PLC
Head of Health and Work Services, NHS Health Scotland
Co-Founder and CEO, Salary Finance
Director of People and OD, Scottish Fire & Rescue Service
Senior Ergonomist, Herman Miller
Prof. Abigail Marks
Director, Centre for Research on Work & Wellbeing
Operations Director, Boundless
Group Human Resources Director, James Donaldson & Sons
HR Director, Edinburgh Airport
Head of HR Governance, Scottish Police Authority
Co-Founder, We Thrive
Managing Director, The Mind Solution
Director, Total Health
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