Hello and welcome to the
Workplace Wellbeing Charter website
The Workplace Wellbeing Charter is an opportunity for employers to demonstrate their commitment to the health and well-being of their workforce. The positive impact that employment can have on health and wellbeing is now well documented. There is also strong evidence to show how having a healthy workforce can reduce sickness absence, lower staff turnover and boost productivity - this is good for employers, workers and the wider economy.
The Workplace Wellbeing Charter provides employers with an easy and clear guide on how to make workplaces a supportive and productive environment in which employees can flourish.
Organisations of all sizes can use the Charter standards. The entry level has been developed as a baseline for all businesses to achieve and acts as a useful checklist for smaller organisations to ensure legal obligations are met. The criteria for small businesses should not involve significant financial investments, and there are lots of free resources and guidance on this website as well as support from your local provider.
Employers who volunteer to sign up will find help and support available through this website. This will include a network of providers who can offer employers the services and advice they need to meet the Charter, and help them to build the healthy workforce that business needs for the future.
I urge all employers to consider signing up to the Charter, so they can take advantage of what it has to offer both them and their employees.
Professor Dame Carol Black
Expert Adviser on Health and Work to the Department of Health and Public Health England