5 Reasons Why Your Team Needs an Away Day
5 Reasons Why You Need to Take Your Team on an Away Day
So you have just got your team back into the office, but here are five reasons why taking them out again will be the best decision you've made all year.
1. Improve Staff Wellbeing
Throughout the last 2 years, work-related stress has exceeded pre-pandemic levels. According to Mental Health charity Mind, over two-thirds of employees working from home have displayed symptoms of burnout. But Mind also say that time spent in nature can benefit our wellbeing.
Bust burnout and recharge your team with an away day in the British countryside. Surrounded by 25 luscious acres, wildlife and carefully cultivated gardens, Hillscourt is the perfect setting to refresh your entire team.
2. Build Winning Teams
All zoomed out? Us too. Whilst technology has kept the world communicating with colleagues throughout lockdown, more and more employees are feeling disconnected from their co-workers. Team away days helps integrate new starters, improve communication and strengthens your team.
3. Retain your best performers
Demonstrate you value your team members by investing in their job-satisfaction. An away day enables you to compete with other employers offering enticing employment packages and retain your team. Show your staff you value their contributions to your organisation
4. Maximise Creativity
We all want to find those ingenious solutions that will level up your team’s performance. But to think outside the box, sometimes you just need time away from the office. A fresh environment can give your team a fresh perspective to find the answers and solutions you have been searching for.
5. Good old fashion fun
The past 24 months will have been the most challenging in you and your employees’ professional lives. The pandemic and successive lockdowns have tested your organisation and demanded quick remedies to unexpected problems at a moment’s notice. What better way to reset for a fresh and positive start and reward your team for their hard work than getting away to the best of the British countryside for an overdue break from the challenges of the last two years? We know your team will return to the office rejuvenated and ready to be productive.