While employee wellness is commonly considered important for Canadian business owners, employees often experience emotional stress that can distract them from doing their best at work, according to Ipsos Reid’s 2015 study on health and wealth (PDF).

In 2015, Manulife initiated the survey to help shed more light on the role poor finances play in the mental and physical challenges facing many working Canadians:

Based on these numbers, there does appear to be a correlation between health, financial preparedness and workplace engagement. Helping and supporting employees in taking care of their health and finances can lead to improved workplace engagement and productivity.

Read the “Health and Wealth Study 2015” (12 page PDF).


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Manulife / Ipsos Reid – “Health and Wealth Study 2015” (12 page PDF)

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