The Healthy Workplace Award

Improving workplace health in the East of England

The Healthy Workplace Award recognises and celebrates organisations across the East of England, who are committed to improving and maintaining a healthy and happy workplace.

Why enter for an award?

A happy, healthy workplace is good for business.

Workplace health and wellbeing are priorities for government, industry commerce, employer and employee groups.

Having a resilient, healthy workforce with the right work-home balance has never been more important.

It improves productivity, absenteeism and effectiveness, as well as strengthening your ability to adapt and respond to the economy and our ever changing environment.

These portfolio of awards, will support your organisation to make time for wellbeing, focus your efforts and track your progression.

They are designed for small, medium or large organisations in the East of England and will encourage collaboration across your entire workforce.

 

case study

Pier Marketing

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The eight standards

Designed to structure your progression, helping you achieve a healthy workplace in all areas of your organisation.

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1 - Absence Management Standard

Identifying a clear attendance management policy with solid procedures.
FULL DETAILS OF THE ABSENCE MANAGEMENT STANDARD  >>

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2 - Alcohol and Substance Misuse Standard

Having a policy or statement on alcohol and substance misuse, together with health information.
FULL DETAILS OF THE ALCOHOL AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE STANDARD  >>

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3 - Health and Safety Standard

Considering all relevant healthy and safety policies and procedures.
FULL DETAILS OF THE HEALTH & SAFETY STANDARD  >>

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4 - Healthy Eating Standard

Promoting healthy eating both in the workplace and at home.
FULL DETAILS OF THE HEALTHY EATING STANDARD  >>

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5 - Inclusive Employment Standard

Demonstrating a work environment where every employee feels valued, whilst their differences are also acknowledged.
FULL DETAILS OF THE INCLUSIVE EMPLOYMENT STANDARD  >>

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6 - Leadership in Health and Wellbeing Standard

Adopting a ‘whole-person’ approach to health and wellbeing from the top down.
FULL DETAILS OF THE HEALTH & WELLBEING STANDARD  >>

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7 - Mental Health and Wellbeing Standard

Adopting a ‘whole-person’ approach to mental health and wellbeing.
FULL DETAILS OF THE MENTAL HEALTH & WELLBEING STANDARD  >>

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8 - Smoking and Tobacco-related Ill Health Standard

Ensuring a smoke-free workplace environment which complies fully with legislation.
FULL DETAILS OF THE SMOKING & TOBACCO-RELATED HEALTH STANDARD  >>

DID YOU KNOW…

30%

of employees have experienced poor mental health where work was a contributing factor