Health & Wellbeing

We are proud of our Health & Safety track record, with the wellbeing of our employees, customers, partners and the public our highest priority.

Our ambition is to be bold in our pursuit of wellbeing to boost the happiness, health and satisfaction of our people, as well as making a meaningful, positive impact on the health and wellbeing of the communities we operate in and the places we deliver.

What is it?

Targeting good health.

Physical and mental health is something everyone strives towards in the pursuit of a good life. A healthy body and mind allows us to enjoy our surroundings, feel good about ourselves and achieve more.

Our ambition

Why it’s important to us

Happier, better outcomes.

We want to play our part in helping to support a healthier, happier and engaged workforce – because it’s a good thing to do and because it drives sustainable performance. We also have the potential to impact our customers and communities – through places and products – to boost their wellbeing and enrich their lives.

How we can have an impact

Support wellbeing programmes within our workplace.

Address the wellbeing of communities in all development plans.

Consider and plan for the wellbeing of contractors and partners.

Highlights in 2020

  • Launched a dedicated weekly wellbeing newsletter for all employees.
  • Set up wellbeing hub for employees, including hints, tips and further support.
  • Participated in and promoted key wellbeing campaigns including Mental Health Awareness Week, Men’s Health Week and Movember.
  • Trained line managers in mental health awareness, and created more than 40 Mental Health First Aiders.
  • Supported employees on furlough with dedicated weekly communications.
  • Wellbeing included in Logistics Park Code.

Our plans for 2021

  • Conduct a Health & Wellbeing employee survey to set a baseline.
  • Identify key areas of focus and an action plan for 2021 and beyond.
  • Develop a plan to support the wellbeing of our contractors and partners.
  • Create a community engagement strategy to ensure all sites contribute to community health and wellbeing.
Strategy in action

Mental Health First Aiders

One way that we’ve enhanced our support for colleagues is through our Mental Health First Aid training programme.