What is ExerciseNZ – Stress Management Programme
Under the Health and Safety at Work Act, employers have an obligation to reduce work related harm amongst their staff.
This includes mental or physical ill health due to workplace stress.
As most people are aware, exercise and lifestyle changes can play a huge role in managing debilitating stress levels. Adopting an effective programme of exercise can therefore result in a win/win situation for both employees and the business they work for.
Exercise New Zealand Stress Management Programme Endorsement requires exercise professionals to meet specific criteria which then allows them to offer their programme to businesses for a fee that is both tax deductible and not subject to Fringe Benefit Tax (FBT). FBT however is payable on a gym memberships purchased by a business