Glasgow headquartered well-being company The Original Fit Factory, creators of corporate well-being solution TRUCONNECT, have today announced an exciting partnership with fellow British health and well-being company, Westfield Health.
The partnership will see The Original Fit Factory’s TRUCONNECT Corporate platform integrated into Westfield Health’s UK Active Space proposition, as well as supporting the well-being of Westfield Health employees internally. Together the businesses will explore opportunities to expand the platform across Westfield Health’s portfolio of wellbeing and insurance corporate clients – which as a collective includes 400,000 people and 9,000 businesses across the UK and Europe – including global brands in the finance and healthcare sectors.
Enrolled businesses will have access to TRUCONNECT’s extensive collection of fitness programs, health, well-being and nutrition resources, in some cases extending to the provision of a bespoke cloud-based, corporate gym management software solution which The Original Fit Factory have developed to streamline the delivery and provision of corporate fitness spaces for businesses and employees across Westfield Health’s client portfolio.
Speaking on the partnership, James Wildish, Head of Technology and Corporate Wellness at TRUCONNECT explains:
Looking at mental health issues alone they cost UK employers up to £42 billion last year. Health and well-being moving up the corporate agenda is long overdue, and we’re incredibly excited to be working with Westfield Health to empower businesses to take the best possible care of their employees.
James Wildish, Head of Technology and Corporate Wellness at TRUCONNECT
Having already been rolled out to a number of Westfield Health clients to further bolster Westfield Health’s holistic provision of well-being services which span the likes of mental health support, gym management and health insurance, TRUCONNECT’s whole of workforce employee well-being solution is supported by a Corporate Dashboard which allows management and employers to view anonymous, aggregated analytics on the well-being of their customers and employees.
It also features unique interactive functionalities designed to empower users to take control of their physical and mental well-being together, with for example, the capability for employers to roll out challenges across workforces, and for employees to be able to do everything from creating, completing and logging their own workouts, to monitoring their mental health through the use of meditations, soundscapes and podcasts.
Westfield Health CEO Dave Capper commented:
At a time when many employers are under extreme financial pressure, investing to help employees cope can seem expensive, both in cost and time, but the cost of ignoring the problem is even greater. Partnering with TRUCONNECT made complete sense for us given their ability to deliver a best-in-class whole of workforce solution spanning both corporate well-being and gym management.
Dace Capper, Westfield Health CEO
Work is already underway as The Original Fit Factory and Westfield Health also look towards possible expansion of the rollout to encompass Westfield Health’s 420,000 wellbeing and insurance clients.
The news, meanwhile, comes off the back of The Original Fit Factory last year being announced through Deloitte’s prestigious Fast 50 UK Technology Awards as the fifth fastest growing technology company in the UK following exponential growth of 14,854 per cent. The Original Fit Factory’s wellness ecosystem of products and services have been curated to enhance the physical and mental well-being of individuals, businesses, and their employees, enabling them to achieve a happier and more accessible way of living.
Joanne is the editor for Workplace Wellbeing Professional and has a keen interest in promoting the safety and wellbeing of the global workforce. After earning a bachelor's degree in English literature and media studies, she taught English in China and Vietnam for two years. Before joining Work Well Pro, Joanne worked as a marketing coordinator for luxury property, where her responsibilities included blog writing, photography, and video creation.