It has been announced that Heat Recruitment have become the first recruitment agency in Bristol to be accredited for the Workplace Wellbeing Charter as supported by Public Health England.
After doubling in size in the last two years, Heat Recruitment has encouraged its staff to recognise the importance of good health within the workplace.
In modern business, the importance of the wellbeing of staff has never been more critical with awareness of health issues ever-present within the media and HR briefings.
Therefore, developing strategies and practices within the workplace have become more common and a company’s culture and day-to-day activities can sometimes come under scrutiny.
With growing evidence of financial benefits enjoyed by organisations as a result of implementing effective programmes, more companies are seeking to work towards the steps laid out by the Workplace Wellbeing Charter.
With reduced sickness absence, improved productivity and reduced staff turnover, Heat’s efforts have been recognised by Bristol City Council.
After assessing the standards and requirements set out by Public Health England, Heat were accredited with the Workplace Wellbeing Charter.
Steve Preston, Managing Director at Heat, comments: “For us, signing up to the Workplace Wellbeing Charter is affirmation of the importance of health and wellbeing across the business and our commitment to continue developing our strategies as we grow the organisation.
“It is fundamental to building a healthy, vibrant business where people enjoy their working lives and in doing so push and excel in their efforts to make Heat the best business and working environment.
“We are excited for what the future holds for our health and wellbeing programmes and are encouraged by the other organisations who have also pledged their dedication. We look forward to seeing this community expand and workplace health and wellbeing improving across Bristol and the surrounding areas.
“For Heat, the gaining of the Workplace Wellbeing Charter is just the start, as there is plenty of work ahead as we continue to maintain a healthy work/life balance.”
The company also recently won a Lotus Award for great company culture & Employee Engagement.