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Physical wellbeing | Lack of staff exercise costing UK employers up to £6.6bn

Lack of staff exercise costing UK employers up to £6.6bn

New research has revealed that increased physical activity among employees could save UK businesses up to £6.6billion as a result of improved productivity per year.

The study, which was conducted by PJM Economics and commissioned by AXA PPP healthcare, found that if employees met the recommended guidelines of doing 75 minutes of energetic activity or 150 minutes of moderate activity per week – and as little as 20 minutes per day – it could result in up to £6.6billion in employee productivity gains. Furthermore, The Economics of Exercise: Measuring the business benefits of being physically fit report highlighted the sheer ROI value a more active workforce would yield.

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