Mind Body Business

A joint initiative by the Public Health Agency and Ards and North Down Borough Council that aims to benefit you, your business and your employees.


The benefits of your business being healthy

Mind Body Business is a joint initiative by the Public Health Agency and Ards and North Down Borough Council that aims to benefit you, your business and your employees. Making your business healthy will:

  • Increase workforce creativity and productivity
  • Engage and motivate your workplace to maximise performance, reduce absence rates and retain the best employees
  • Help you gain a competitive advantage and enhance your business image
  • Decrease the number of accidents and legal claims
  • Help you access help and support for issues raised by yourself or employees

Mind Body Business will:

  • Raise awareness of the benefits of workplace health
  • Provide examples of good practice
  • Keep enterprises up to date on the activities of partner organisations
  • Offer networking opportunities through various events


What's on offer?

The MBB delivers a series of programme initiatives that encourages employers to put "health" at the centre of their business agenda to the benefit of their employees.

Sign up to sessions on a variety of topics including:

- How to improve morale and productivity

- FREE First Aid in the Workplace accredited training course

- FREE Health Checks in February and March 2020

- FREE Step Challenge Event Programme

- FREE Taster activities including: Boxercise, Healthy Eating and Nordic walking

Open to all employers and employees located in the borough. To attend, please email: healthandwellbeing@ardsandnorthdown.gov.uk or call 0300 013 3333 Ext. 40333

Health and Wellbeing Fair

Health and Wellbeing Fair

The link between healthy employees and a healthy, thriving business has been well documented in recent years with those looking after staff wellbeing reporting a decrease in absenteeism and increased performance Ards and North Down Borough Council, in partnership with the Public Health Agency (PHA), held a one-day Health and Wellbeing Fair on Thursday 14 November at Ards Blair Mayne Wellbeing and Leisure Complex.

Mind Body Business (MBB) is the Ards and North Down Borough Council and Public Health Agency (PHA) project designed to help local organisations put “health” in the heart of their business.

At the health and wellbeing fair

Find out more

For more information on the Mind Body Business Programme please contact Maura Bettes.