There are wide-ranging benefits of implementing or strengthening employee wellness programs for small businesses. Notably, such programs can lead to reduced direct and indirect costs related to poor health, with Harvard researchers finding a 6-to-1 return on investment for every dollar spent on employee wellness. These programs also contribute to lowering job-related injury costs and claims, improving employee morale and productivity, and enhancing employee recruitment and retention, serving as effective marketing tools. The article encourages small businesses to initiate wellness committees, highlighting the potential advantages of programs like InvigorHealth’s employee wellness program.

Link to Article