Employee wellbeing and work life balance

As awareness of the importance of wellness at work increases, organisations often struggle with how to help their employees look after themselves and how to help them achieve the most appropriate work life balance through flexible working and a range of other wellness initiatives.

Employee wellbeing and work life balance

This course will help to understand how:

  • To create an employee wellbeing programme that works for all stakeholders
  • To ensure jobs, teams and organisations are set up for flexible working from a procedural and most importantly cultural perspective.

Delegates will learn to understand:

  • The impact of wellbeing on corporate life
  • The business case for investing in wellbeing
  • Examples of successful wellbeing initiatives
  • The importance of work-life balance and flexibility to individuals and organisations
  • The context of and key research on work-life balance and flexibility
  • And make the link between effective work-life balance, flexibility and performance.

Workshop outline

  • Why is wellbeing important?
  • What impact does wellbeing have on employee and organisational performance?
  • The business case for investing in wellbeing
  • How have other organisations done it successfully and to what effect?
  • Statistics around work life balance and case studies around organisational and individual flexibility
  • How greater control over their work creates greater engagement and performance.

Who should attend

HR staff, anyone with management responsibility, senior leaders.

Gary Cookson

Team leader Gary Cookson

Gary has held several senior HR roles in various sectors, including 12 years in housing. He has delivered CIPD, ILM and CIH programmes for many years. He speaks regularly at conferences about leadership and HR, and is active on social media. He also carries out training on a range of topics for HQN.