Before businesses start a new workplace wellbeing program, there are a number of considerations they must be mindful of so as to ensure such initiatives are meaningful, rather than detrimental. 

This is the advice from advocacy group A future that works, whose recent Workplace Wellbeingreport – based on a survey of over 1,000 Australian workers – shows that programs have to be more substantive than just “work perks” intended to improve levels of wellness.