Employee assistance programmes

Many employers offer an employee assistance programme (EAP) to staff. This is an employer-paid scheme that allows employees to contact an independent adviser on a confidential basis to discuss any issue that is troubling them, causing stress or interfering with effective job performance or attendance.


Future challenges in workplace health

8 Nov 2010

Organisations must be proactive in educating an ageing workforce about health, for the sake of the employees and the economy,...

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Terminally ill employees: HR’s role and responsibilities

10 Aug 2010

It is said that nobody on their deathbed regrets not spending more time at work, but it seems this may...

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New service shouts emergency details when you can’t

28 May 2010

A ground-breaking new online service is set to provide a lifeline for people taken ill or involved in an accident...

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Questions to ask before choosing an EAP

18 Feb 2010

The choice of EAPs is wide, ranging from small, dedicated, niche EAPs right up to the huge providers like Axa...

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How to make an EAP deliver

18 Feb 2010

There are five key steps to ensuring you make your EAP deliver which are supported by case studies and survey...

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How to get value from your supplier

18 Feb 2010

The employee assistance programme (EAP) comes perilously close to what number crunchers might see as a luxury. Yet surely there...

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Three steps to getting the most out of an EAP

18 Feb 2010

1. Market the EAP effectively to employeesThe provider should give you a clear implementation plan, with pre-promotional planning, and talk to...

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An introduction to EAPs

18 Feb 2010

What is the definition of an EAP?An employee assistance programme (EAP) is a work-based programme which can identify and help resolve...

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Key benefits of EAPs

18 Feb 2010

Forget fears over corporate paternalism or the blurring of the line between home and work. Employee assistance programmes (EAPs) –...

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How an EAP supports the employer’s duty of care

18 Feb 2010

Employers are required by law to have a duty of care to ensure that they offer a safe, unthreatening environment...

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Who are the main EAP providers?

18 Feb 2010

EAP Supplier List – By Provider TypeThis is a list of the key Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) providers, with a...

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Snap-On UK Holdings finds significant savings on employee healthcare with Jelf

22 Jan 2010

Snap-On, the automotive tool manufacturer, has appointed Jelf Employee Benefits to oversee its private health insurance benefits.Following the Jelf review, Snap-On...

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Motivano launches new employee savings platform

8 Sep 2009

This month sees the launch of Motivano’s new employee savings platform which has been designed to give employees access to...

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October set to be the busiest month ever for new discount scheme launches

3 Sep 2009

Asperity Employee Benefits will have its busiest month ever for launches of its Reward Gateway employee discounts schemes.  With an eye...

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