Introducing Metanoeo Foundation for Business
Offering businesses the opportunity to reduce staff absence cost, increase productivity and build staff satisfaction whilst doing good and promoting their reputation in the community at the same time.
At Metanoeo, we understand businesses form a major part of our communities and believe in the power of business to do good. We are committed to building wellbeing in business as part of building wellbeing in the community.
According to the Centre for Mental Health one in six workers will experience depression, anxiety or problems relating to stress at any one time. They estimate the cost to UK businesses is nearly £26 billion per year which is the equivalent to £1,035 for every employee in the UK workforce (1).
At Metanoeo CIC we have come up with an innovative response which not only improves the wellbeing of your staff and reduces the cost of staff absence for your organisation, but also helps the community.
For an investment starting at just £595 for our basic package, you can sponsor the training of a community wellbeing life coach using our unique accredited training programme, help them to turn it in to a social business and in return you and the community will gain their life coaching accreditation placement hours. You will gain:
(1) Source: Centre for Mental Health, https://www.centreformentalhealth.org.uk/employment-the-economic-case accessed 23/05/18
(2) As you will gain eighteen hours of coaching the number of sessions can be tailored according to need. For example, three people could have six sessions each. Further sessions could also be purchased by the employee with a 20% discount.
As part of our initial Community Wellbeing Entrepreneurship cohort, ‘S’, decided to combine her own experiences of struggling with domestic abuse and poor mental health to explore the idea of starting a self-help group.
She is now beginning the journey of becoming self-employed with her idea starting a support group for women who have suffered similar experiences to herself. She has also experienced an improvement in her own mental health and wellbeing which she puts down to the self-understanding, skills and improved confidence she has taken from the course.
“The programme has helped me gain confidence and belief in what I would like to do in the future”
‘S’ June 2018
Gaining coaching from someone like ‘S’ gives your staff the opportunity not only to improve their wellbeing through life coaching, but also provides an opportunity for them to be inspired and energised by the story of a community member’s story of change.
Investment: £595 | Value of coaching: £1,800 | Social value: £23,750
Saving to society - individual’s improvement in mental wellbeing: £12,574 (3)
Saving to society - community’s improvement in mental wellbeing: £11,1764 (4)
Potential saving to your business: £6,210
(3 and 4) Based on the Housing Association Communities Trust recognised Mental Health and Life Satisfaction: The Relationship between the Warwick Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing Scale and Life Satisfaction