SUMMARY: How did Computershare deliver best-practice mental health without budget?

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At the start they had:

  • no high claims or sick leave problems and >60% participation in health checks; but,

  • their survey showed high employee stress levels and a lack of physical activity


They created targets for:

  • Mental health;

  • Physical activity;

  • Healthy eating;

  • And... THIS IS KEY: invited employees to run each area as a passion project.


To get support and promote:

  • They invited Jeff Kennett to speak and this caused their leadership team to get behind the project.


To maintain momentum:


The result:

  • Strong improvements in productivity, engagement and retention.