In 2016-17, the average worker took 6.6 days off sick each year. That may not sound like much, but as little as a 1% reduction in absenteeism could save the UK economy an enormous £1 billion a year.
Believe it or not, the presence of live indoor planting can reduce occurences of self-reported sick days.
It’s a well-known fact that plants clean the air, but did you know that this can lead to lower cases of minor respiratory conditions and headaches caused by indoor air pollution?
And it’s not just physical health that will benefit – biophilic contact will also reduce stress and fatigue, lessen absenteeism and therefore lower your company sick leave costs.