We have long been advocates for quality food in the workplace, and more and more reports continue to come out in favor of company-sponsored meals and snacks. The benefit isn’t just for your employees, either. In fact, Entrepreneur Magazine recently shared an Eat Club infographic that shows providing your employees with quality, free lunches can potentially provide a return-on-investment of up to 150%.
The Eat Club infographic shows that 54% of well-fed employees are more likely to stay with the company, thus reducing the cost of staffing turnover. Another benefit of lunches provided by the company is that the business itself is more likely to get recommended as a great place to work – 70% of employees would recommend their workplace, in such case. The study also found that 60% of employees would be happier if they had the perk of company-paid lunches.
Since 46% of fed employees would have better focus, and 49% would be more productive if they were provided lunch by their employers, the return for businesses is quite good. The potential ROI for providing lunch as a perk for your team is as much as 150%!
Why is this the case? Good, free food for your employees can make employees feel appreciated while also increasing productivity.
Bonuses, health benefits, and even after-hour, off-the-clock events are excellent ways for employers to boost morale and make their staff feel more appreciated for the work they do. Additionally, employers can incorporate vending machines and even more robust micro markets to support their employees nutritionally.
Simply put, employer-provided meals and snacks increase productivity by giving employee energy levels a boost and reducing the amount of time staff members have to use outside the office to get their food.
Contact us to learn about the options we offer for your staff nutritional needs – we would love to help you get a great return on your investment.
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