In the guide, Jelf calls on employers to encompasses fitness in their everyday life, such as competing in triathlons.
The guide said: “Existing PMI schemes may offer extra health and wellbeing benefits such as health screening, and now is a time to investigate these and encourage staff take-up.
“Reminding staff to drink water and eat fruit actually works. Put up posters in staff canteens, toilets, break-out areas, and desk drop messages regularly to keep healthy living front of mind.”
It also said it was important to encourage staff to seek advice, adding: “Speak to your healthcare intermediary for their advice and experience and learn from what others in your sector have done.