Bringing science to the workplace to improve health, wellbeing and performance
JLL partners with ART Health Solutions to enhance workplace health and well-being client offering
JLL has announced today that it has entered in to an exclusive partnership with ART Health Solutions, a pioneer in forward-thinking data collection techniques that provide insights on how employee’s working environments impact health, wellbeing and performance.
With the coronavirus pandemic rapidly shifting business focus towards employee wellbeing, a strategic approach on future decisions effecting health, wellbeing and productivity have become paramount for mitigating risk. Whether working from home or an office, JLL’s partnership with ART Health Solutions will enable its clients across all industry sectors to create science-led studies of their workplaces and people to inform their future strategy.
Combining science and state of the art technology, companies will receive bespoke workplace findings delivered in the form of robust data insights from multiple sources. Through rigorous measurement and assessment tools, the insight will provide businesses with an accurate appraisal of how their employee’s working environment can impact their health.
Lee Daniels, JLL EMEA experience lead, said: “Wellness at work has always been a priority for JLL, and Covid-19 has undoubtedly highlighted the rapid shift in focus our clients have made to employee wellbeing. As organisations work, amidst ever changing conditions to safely, effectively and efficiently manage their spaces and employees, our partnership with ART Health Solutions provides our clients an accurate assessment of how their employee’s working environment impacts their health, wellbeing and performance.
“Whether at home, the office, or elsewhere, companies need to prioritise their greatest asset - their people. With our enhanced JLL workplace strategy offering we will be able to give our clients data-driven insight to help them understand and improve their strategic decision making to drive positive change which ultimately helps them attract and retain the best talent.”
JLL has launched this partnership following a successful study conducted by ART Health Solutions with its own employees based in Manchester. This project which commenced at the start of lockdown, is the first to be study to track health and wellbeing whilst homeworking undertaken by a UK property consultant. Over 3,500 sets of activity data were collected from wearables, 800+ cognitive tasks performed, and numerous surveys completed. The findings have provided JLL and its employees valuable insight on exercise, sleep, heart health, stress, cognitive performance and employee sentiment and have showed how important mental health is for performance.
Paul Smith, chief strategy officer at ART Health Solutions added: “We have a strong desire to see employee data become central to real estate decision-making and strategy development, and we are delighted that JLL share these same values.
“With such complimentary services, our two companies have been able to develop a unique value proposition that has not only benefitted JLL’s own employees but can now act as a valuable tool to its clients. The insights we are able to gather reinforce how effective this type of offering can be to help design employee-centric workspaces that maximise health and performance, ultimately benefitting the business bottom line.”
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JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. JLL shapes the future of real estate for a better world by using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $18.0 billion in 2019, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of nearly 93,000 as of June 30, 2020. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated.