Wellbeing

Mercury has a robust employee Wellbeing Programme in place. We conducted a survey of our employees in 2020, which formed the basis of our revised and updated Programme that suits the needs everyone at Mercury. We know a “One Size Fits All” approach does not work for everyone so we have made a number of initiatives available for people to pick and choose from. The Wellbeing Programme is available to employees through our internal Wellbeing Hub our App, which is powered by PepTalk. Our wellbeing forms part of our Responsible Business plan, 'Our Planet, Our Duty'.


ONGOING WELLBEING & SAFETY INITIATIVES

Mercury's teams take part in a number of regular wellbeing & safety initiatives across all projects internationally.

European Safety Week - Mercury celebrates safety week annually and is a safety week partner with the Construction Industry Federation (CIF). A number of live and virtual events and toolbox talks on a variety of safety & wellness initiatives every year across all projects & office locations.

Mental Health First Aid Training - Mercury regularly delivers Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training in collaboration with Mental Health First Aid Ireland across its projects. MHFA is the help offered to a person who is experiencing or developing a mental health problem or crisis until appropriate professional treatment is received or until the crisis resolves. For more information on Mental Health First Aid Ireland, Read more here.

Making Safety Personal - Mercury’s health & safety culture is recognised as industry leading worldwide. From our senior management to our trades and apprentices, safety is embedded in our DNA and our daily work practices. We believe that making safety personal through the use of behavioural psychology programmes is key to reducing on-site accidents. Read more here.

Workplace Wellbeing Day - Mercury staff across Europe are taking part in a number of wellness initiatives for Workplace Wellbeing Day annually. Initiatives include interactive online gym classes and virtual coffee breaks and fun team-bonding events such as 'Formal Friday'. Read more here.


FITNESS & HEALTH

Our workplace health and fitness initiatives deliver a beneficial environment for our staff.

We provide our employees with a range of health and life insurance group scheme options and discounts, while we offer a diverse range of sports clubs and social activities from hillwalking and soccer to cycling.

This encourages our employees to connect with their colleagues and discover new interests in a fun, relaxed environment.

We also regularly host in-person & virtual fitness classes from our Dublin HQ's Gym, while our global staff are invited to take part in regular sporting events organised and sponsored by Mercury.


EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMME (EAP)

All Mercury employees have access to the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP). The EAP service offers our staff an independent, 100% confidential counselling service funded by Mercury for anybody requiring help with:

- Depression & Anxiety

- Stress
- Work-related issues
- Addictions
- Bereavement
- Any other life concerns.


PEPTALK WELLNESS APP

Mercury announced a partnership with PepTalk Wellness, an employee wellbeing and engagement solution for all Mercury staff members & subcontractors.

The programme offers employees access to the full suite of PepTalk’s on-demand, gamified wellbeing solution offering across physical, nutrition, emotional and financial pillars and delivered via an exclusive mobile app, web-based dashboard and on -site workshops throughout the year.