Investing in employee wellbeing

The case for investment

Key takeaways from January 2020 Deloitte into workplace mental health examining the case for investment:

Annual cost to employers has increased to £45 billion
£2,068 per employee aged 30-39
Mainly due to presenteeism and leaveism

Young professionals (18-29 years) are most vulnerable demographic
Twice as likely to suffer from depression or struggle with leaveism

Average return on investment (ROI) for employers is 5:1
Employers obtain a return of £5 for every £1 (5:2:1) invested
Results vary greatly depending on the quality of the intervention. Returns can be as high as 11 : 1.