Less than a third (27%) of respondents do not measure health programme take-up rates, according to research by insurer Unum.
Its research also identified that four in ten employers do not monitor the health and wellbeing of their staff.
The research also found:
- 37% of respondents that offer flexible benefits plans do not monitor take-up rates.
- 66% of human resource (HR) departments do not have the necessary ‘ammunition’ to make the case for wellbeing programmes on an internal level.
- Just under a third (32%) of employees have access to a benefits statement.
Linda Levesque (pictured), HR director at Unum, said: “There’s no question of the value of workplace wellbeing, which has a proven and tangible impact on both employee engagement and the bottom line.
“But delivering health and benefits packages is not a one-off job. Only by tracking the take up of benefits and taking feedback from across the business, employees, the HR team and the board, can [an organisation] see the full potential of its benefits package.”