In light of Mental Health Awareness Week, Canada Life's Paul Avis looks into how EAPs and EIS via group income protection policies are providing an answer
The Stevenson Farmer review of mental health and the workplace estimates the cost of presenteeism caused by poor mental health is £17bn to £26bn per year; far more significant than the estimated £8bn cost of absenteeism to employers each year. Our own research on presenteeism can shed some light on this discrepancy. Employees are only as likely to take time off work for a stress-related illness as they would for a migraine (20% of respondents), and the same proportion are more likely to come...
More needs to be done within the workplace to tackle wellbeing
Pulse Insurance's Torquil Mclusky discusses the stigma surrounding mental health, embracing mindfulness and how the industry can provide more inclusive access to cover
Above industry average figures for both critical illness and life paid claims
"The tides have changed for protection"