Employee Wellbeing Programmes

The best companies appreciate that looking after employees is both a necessity and an asset for healthy businesses. In 2017 131 million days were lost to sickness absence, of which 21% for musculoskeletal conditions and 11.54% for mental health issues, including stress and anxiety (Office for National Statistics).

The benefits of having employee wellbeing activities in companies have been highlighted by numerous studies. According to these, wellbeing at work fosters better team morale and engagement, a healthier and more inclusive culture, lower sickness absence, improved productivity, enhanced employer brand, reduced work-related stress and better staff retention (CIPD Health and Wellbeing at Work May 2018 Survey).

At Joyful Living we help clients develop their wellbeing strategy, based on their employee wellbeing goals. Our programmes comprise wellbeing activities delivered on a regular basis, chosen to have a lasting impact on quality of life at work. We also monitor the results through personalised health screenings held periodically during the year.

A regular wellbeing programme guarantees lasting benefits at reduced costs for companies through our discounted rates.

Bespoke Programmes
Delivered by Qualified and Expert Practitioners 

You can choose a different combination or even workshops on topics of your interest.
At Joyful Living we are flexible and always available to deliver the best programmes for our clients.

Sample of Services

Office Massage
Lunch & Learn

Wellbeing Workshops
Mental Health at Work
Health Screenings
Company Wellbeing Days

Sample of Calendar

January – Mindfulness
February- Posture Awareness
March – Nutrition
April – Laughter Yoga
May – Mental Health Awareness
June – Health Screenings

July – Sleep
August – Financial Wellbeing
September  -Resilience
October – Work Life Balance
November  -Stress Management
December -Digital Detox

For more information or to discuss an employee wellbeing programme together please  contact us on 020 3691 9420 or info@joyful-living.co


Case Study

  • We have set up a wellbeing strategy for Network Homes for the fourth year. The management have made a priority to promote employee wellbeing as part of their company strategy. Starting from successful massage days in their 3 offices, we now provide regular Onsite Chair massage, weekly Yoga classes and Mindfulness.

    Employees have attended our 8-week Mindfulness at work course and due to excellent feedback they have decide to repeat the course every year, as well as have regular mindfulness classes to keep their practice going.


• Boost team morale and productivity
• Build company appreciation and loyalty
• Prevent stress and injuries
• Reduce costs for absenteeism and recruitment

Our Programmes

• Participatory and inclusive
• Easy to manage
• Clear return on investment

Tailored Service

• Tailored on each client’s needs
• Major discounts on our list of services

For more information or to discuss an employee wellbeing programme together please  contact us on 020 3691 9420 or info@joyful-living.co


Happy Customer

  • “We worked with Joyful Living to provide the massages for our company Wellness Day
    in January 2019. The entire process was so straightforward and the whole booking process
    was simple, with no issues on the day of the event. It was such great value and we had
    excellent feedback from all of our employees on the quality of the massages. It was such a
    success that now we have started a year long wellbeing program for our employees, with
    yoga, onsite massage and one wellbeing workshop on a monthly basis. Wouldn’t hesitate to
    recommend! Thank you Nisha and team!

    Nexus – Rebecca Bissett – Office Manager

Employee Wellbeing – Useful Statistics


• 131 million days 3 were lost to sickness absence
• 21% of sickness absences for musculoskeletal conditions (including back pain, neck and upper limb problems) caused 28.2 million days lost
• 11.54% of sickness absences for mental health issues (including stress, depression, anxiety and serious conditions) resulted in 15 million days lost (Office for National Statistics – Days lost due to sickness absence, by reason, England: 2017)
• The cost of Mental Health to employers is between £33 billion and £42 billion, between £1,205 and £1,560 per employee.
(Stevenson-Farmer – Thrive at work Report 2017)


The figures below are taken from organisations that have a regular well-being strategy. 
• Better employee morale and engagement 45%
• A healthier and more inclusive culture 35%
• Lower sickness absence 31%
• Improved productivity 25%
• Enhanced employer brand 22%
• Reduced work-related stress 20%
• Better staff retention 19%
(CIPD Health and Wellbeing at Work – Survey Report May 2018)
Positive return on investment of £9.98 for each pound spent on a manager mental health training programme. (Deloitte – Mental Health and Employment: the case for investment October 2017)
• If employees have access to a health and wellbeing programme, 89% of them are more likely to recommend their company as a great place to work.

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