In addition, 57% of UK employees say the ‘healthiness’ of the working environment has a moderate or high impact on their physical wellbeing, and 55% say it has a moderate or high impact on their mental wellbeing.
With 63% of employees saying they are more concerned about the ‘healthiness’ of their workplace than since the coronavirus pandemic began, it is clear that altering the office setting to ensure that health and safety is prioritised should be a top concern for HR.
This may also mean utilising tech to improve wellbeing; over half of those who left their workplace and have not yet returned agree they would feel more comfortable returning to the workplace if their employer was using data to improve the ‘healthiness’ of the building or workplace.
“Employees are returning to the office, but their expectations have changed,” noted William Cowell de Gruchy, CEO at Infogrid.
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