Part 3: The Benefits of Managing Stress in the Workplace

Employer Benefits:

  • Improved customer care and better relationships with clients and suppliers
  • Reduced costs - particularly sick pay, sickness cover, overtime and recruitment
  • Lower staff turnover, therefore lower recruitment costs
  • Fewer days lost to sickness and absenteeism
  • Reduced chance of accidents occurring
  • Increased staff morale
  • Improved organisational reputation
  • Improved productivity, efficiency, output and profits

Employee Benefits:

  • Increased morale
  • Less fatigue and strain
  • Higher motivation to produce good, high quality work
  • Ability to earn more by working harder and performing better
  • Happy in their work and less likely to look for work elsewhere
  • Managers can concentrate on their employees and not themselves

Part 4: The Employers' Responsibilities