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Wellbeing

In today’s fast-paced and ever-changing world, it’s never been more important to support and encourage employee wellbeing. That’s why we’ve developed a wide-ranging suite of initiatives to help employees manage all aspects of their physical, emotional, social and financial wellbeing.

96%

of employees agree their manager cares about their wellbeing

Paragon Employee Survey 2021

4/5

average employee-rated wellbeing score

October 2021

12

trained wellbeing representatives across the Group


emotional support at Paragon

Emotional Wellbeing Support Team

Our team of carefully selected volunteers from across the business are on hand to talk to employees who are going through difficult times and signpost them towards organisations that can help. Each volunteer has received specialist training from Mental Health England and the support they provide is completely confidential.

mental health support at Paragon

Mental health awareness training

We offer mental health awareness training to managers and team leaders from across Paragon to help them understand how to encourage good mental health within their teams, as well as identify and support employees who may need help.

wellbeing hub at Paragon

Wellbeing Hub

A Wellbeing Hub on our intranet provides a wealth of information and resources to support all aspects of wellbeing.

Vitality Wellbeing

Vitality

Initial and ongoing health reviews, discounts through Vitality’s partner brands to help you lead a healthier lifestyle and a rewards scheme for doing so!

employee assistance programme at Paragon

Employee assistance programme

Access to an extensive range of virtual services including easy access to 24/7 GP consultations, mental health support and get fit programmes.

wellbeing survey at Paragon

Wellbeing surveys

Regular employee wellbeing surveys help us understand how our people are feeling and highlight where extra support is needed.

fresh fruit boxes at Paragon

Fresh fruit boxes

A healthy diet is an important constituent of overall wellbeing and each location receives a fresh fruit delivery each week to get employees into the habit of healthy snacking.

financial awareness seminars at Paragon

Financial awareness seminars

In conjunction with AON, our pension plan administrator, we offer employees a range of financial awareness workshops to help them make more informed financial decisions at different stages of their life.

additional benefits at Paragon

Additional benefits

In addition to these high profile wellbeing programmes, we also support employees with flu vaccinations, a second medical opinion service, an optional corporate health cash plan and a tax efficient opportunity to purchase a bike for travel to work, through the Cycle to Work scheme.

exercise classes at Paragon

Exercise classes

Yoga, Pilates and Zumba classes are available free of charge at some of our biggest offices to help employees build and maintain their physical fitness.