These days more and more small companies are looking for new ways to encourage healthy living and offer compelling perks to employees without spending a lot of money and time putting together a plan.

The Wall Street Journal has a handy guide that lays out the basic steps you can follow to set up a Wellness Program at your company:

How to set up a wellness program

A healthier workforce can provide your business:

  1. Decreased Health Care Costs
  2. Better Workplace Morale
  3. Reduced Absenteeism
  4. Reduced Overall Costs
  5. Increased Productivity
  6. Reduced Sick Leave
  7. Better Company Loyalty