According to the report, the direct cost of inactivity in Britain is €1.9bn, with indirect costs rising to €9.4bn. Added to that, the study suggests that inactivity is strongly linked to mental health disorders which cost an additional €2.9bn.
Lower costs: Evidence suggests that for every pound spent to operate an onsite wellness centre with target programmes, employers can expect a 3:1 return on investment
As an industry, we have a duty of care to ensure our seafarers stay healthy. It’s not just a moral obligation as employers, it makes sound business sense.