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And in many workers are trying to instill.
Wellness plans in their businesses small businesses in particular -- Rogers -- the strain -- from foxbusiness.com.
He's a good idea should businesses be -- and that.
Yeah usually getting here workers to be happier healthier and more Doyle is simple -- just putting a trembling your office this is according to a recent study from Principal Financial Group.
So they found that not only do these wellness plans meet your workers.
More likely to stay with you but -- also reduces the amount of days that they actually call out sick and it seems to them an average of 327.
Her every dollar spent on health care and also now three dollars and twenty Simpson's guest for employers every dollar that they -- on their health care and also.
It reduced is absentee costs by an average -- 273.
Per employee per dollar spent on -- so it's definitely something that some of -- -- provision on the office well.
Not only I depends of course what kind of business you have the -- -- working went and of course money and budget.
So I spoke with Amanda Austin -- the national federation of independent business and -- even if you tips for small business owners are looking to get some of these programs up and running.
So her first hit what I think is very important in a good point is that need to make this voluntary.
Because health and we are super sensitive to -- back.
And you only make any of your employees feel that they're being singled out -- that you're kind of pointing the finger act and that's your first tip which I think makes a lot of centered.
Again we just talked about budgets and the second tip is to figure out you can afford -- if you don't have -- -- you have a real general corporate jamming your business which.
How many businesses really get a slightly small business so go to your local all gyms and even start -- think the -- DNA.
And see if they're willing to give you a discount for -- workers have a membership there I think especially dynamic alliance is a good place to start to -- Amanda said.
That they're really community -- -- doesn't -- likely to kind of give you break -- -- good -- actually fishing getting near the office and people go to the -- on the way homer to -- that even -- on their once Milano mentality LNG can -- -- -- hand on the next tip is to get your insurance company involved a lot of insurance companies will give your workers.
A little bit off the top of their premium if they are involved in some of these well machinists and wellness initiatives excuse me -- it it will kind of give them more incentive to you.
Be a part of it and they also mainly to come to your office and do something like health screening and one of those diabetes testing -- and EMI and all of that comment in those traveling pants they can come here often do.
A major -- -- workers yes.
Also consider healthy eating initiatives how many small companies -- -- -- all gonna die together exactly.
Call how many of these companies have no birthday cake here in the carrier we -- having one every other week what I would tell -- as -- probably exactly yet because they're more tightening -- them -- -- Korean trade so instead indicate funny try having a printout or something like that and get them on board and see if maybe they're willing to you.
Partake in it and finally think every awards because getting help me my happy enough for every once and I think -- is and cash.
And you know I think we're at eight cents I think eight -- we'll definitely hitting the all you know I mean you here we did we heavily the Weight Watchers thing going out we DO I don't know -- it easy mass Melissa volatile yet and definitely be at the gym he see people do you participate in it -- -- It's worthwhile for even a small company you think -- Meeting I had an entire weight loss program like happy to do something as small as having them participate media corporate walker -- our walk a fine for a greater cause like breast cancer awareness or something that fact and -- it builds comradery as well it absolutely apps right.
Yes I think it's cool stuff I would -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- But it's some sort of piece of equipment in my office how -- that -- I can't imagine -- great thank you so much nice article is up on foxbusiness.com website in this -- business section.
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