Developing Resilience is not just the right thing to do
It also makes for good business
“We now find that on average employers obtain a return of £5 for every £1 invested"
Mental Health & Employers: Refreshing the Case for Investment,
Deloitte Consulting (2020)
Workplace Stress: The Impact
When 1.4million UK workers were surveyed in 2017/18, 44% attributed their sickness absences to stress, anxiety or depression.
It is estimated that these absences cost UK businesses between £74billion and £99billion every year.
In the United States, work-related stress kills an estimated 120,000 people every year.
For workers, stress-related ill health can contribute to:
Mental Health Issues
Research conducted by Deloitte in January 2020 measured the financial return achieved by employers who made investments in employee wellbeing programs.
Their findings were that:
Employers obtain an average return of £5 for every £1 invested in employee wellbeing programs
The best returns come from interventions that are focused on prevention or that are designed to build employee resilience
“Resilience is not a trait that people either have or do not have. It involves behaviours, thoughts and actions that can be learned and developed in anyone.”
American Psychological Association (APA)
Resilience is not a fixed characteristic like personality, it is something anyone can learn and strengthen over time.
The RQi™ Psychometric Test forms the basis of all our Resilience Training as it only measures constructs that can be proactively strengthened over time with new knowledge, new skills and lifestyle changes.
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