Healthy workplaces

One You

Employers can reduce absences due to sickness, increase productivity and save money by supporting health initiatives in the workplace.

By the time we reach our 40s and 50s, many of us will have increased our chances of becoming ill later in life. Whether we are eating the wrong things, drinking more than we should, smoking, or just not being active enough, these small things can add up to an unhealthy you.

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One You Kent

Making better choices today can have a huge influence on our health, and could prevent diseases such as type 2 diabetes, cancer and heart disease, and reduce our risk of suffering a stroke or living with dementia, disability and frailty in later life.

Kent’s employers play a key role in helping people make positive lifestyle changes that could improve their health. By supporting the One You Kent campaign in the workplace, they can provide employees with free tools, services, support and encouragement to make a real difference. To help employers help their employees, One You Kent also provides a special guide that gives information on how to promote good workplace health.

One You Kent aims to help people fight back against diseases caused by modern lifestyles by making small changes that can add up to a make a real difference to our health.

We fund a number of One You Kent Workplace Advisors who offer the following advice and services to employers around the country:

  • free consultations to see how local services may best support your workplace (for example, NHS Health Checks or in-house stop smoking groups)
  • access to national tools and resources
  • questionnaires to help identify priority areas in your workplace
  • details of campaigns and health messages to share with employees
  • support to develop a workplace pledge or a three-step plan
  • annual reviews of workplace health policies
  • practical guidance and support for existing workplace health initiatives
  • signposting to funding or available grants

For support and guidance on initiatives that are happening in your area, contact your One You Kent Workplace Advisor today. The following advisors can support your business whatever your size or industry you work in:

For support and guidance on initiatives that are happening in your area, contact your One You Kent Workplace Advisor today. The following advisors can support your business whatever your size or industry you work in:

There are many ways you can help improve your employees' health, including: