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Chamber Webinar – A business case for investing in wellbeing

Date and time: June 14, 2021 , 11:30am

Organised by: Norfolk Chambers of Commerce

Venue: Virtual Zoom Webinar

How to register: To book your place please visit: https://www.norfolkchamber.co.uk/events/chamber-webinar-business-case-investing-wellbeing

Cost: Free to Attend

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Considering the wellbeing of your staff is key to being a good employer and a successful organisation. Wellbeing contributes to staff engagement, it helps with retention and enhances productivity.

On this free-to-attend 60-minute webinar Sara Connolly, Professor of Personnel Economics at Norwich Business School, UEA, will introduce you to cost-effectiveness analysis to support investment choices for improving workplace wellbeing.

Chamber Webinar – A business case for investing in wellbeing

Considering the wellbeing of your staff is key to being a good employer and a successful organisation. Wellbeing contributes to staff engagement, it helps with retention and enhances productivity. Staff wellbeing is perhaps even more important in these challenging times as employees and managers navigate new ways of working, but how can you tell if you are getting the most wellbeing benefit for the cost of the intervention? This webinar introduces you to cost-effectiveness analysis to support investment choices for improving workplace wellbeing.

Content / Takeaway

In this webinar, Sara will cover:

  • Comparing and assessing the cost-effectiveness of wellbeing activities
  • Collecting the right types of data needed to perform a cost-effectiveness analysis
  • Using the cost-effectiveness calculator

When you register for your place, you will be sent a calendar invitation as confirmation of your place. The invite will include a unique link from Zoom for you to join the video call.

About the Speaker

Sara Connolly, Professor of Personnel Economics at Norwich Business School, UEA.

Sara’s research interests are in gender and the labour market. She was part of the What Works Wellbeing Evidence Programme for Work and Wellbeing and is now a part of the team at UEA working with RAND Europe exploring ‘Practices and Combinations of Practices for Health and Wellbeing at Work’.

About UEA

Established in 1963 and with teaching space initially for around 1200 students, UEA is now home to 17,000 students. We are ranked in the top 25 in the UK (The Times/Sunday Times 2020 and Complete University Guide 2020), and the World Top 200 Universities (The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020).

With a founding ethos of interdisciplinarity and a strong sense of community, we have established an international reputation with our Norwich campus providing high quality academic, social and cultural facilities for undergraduate and postgraduate students from around the world.

Just two miles from the centre of Norwich, England’s first UNESCO City of Literature we are located on the Norwich Research Park a world-leading centre for environment, health and plant science research, which is also home to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

Our richly diverse research base is embedded in our outstanding teaching and world-leading academics are connected with society, government and industry alike.

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