Employers still lack preventative care for staff: GRiD

Research reveals

Hemma Visavadia
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Employers still lack preventative care for staff: GRiD

Despite more employers offering health and wellbeing support to staff, nearly two in five (18%) still offer no support for prevention, according to the industry body for group risk, GRiD.

Research by the industry body found that out of all the support offered to employees, flexible working initiatives were the most popular option, offered by nearly one third (30%) of employers. This was followed by emotional support, such as counselling (25%) and occupational health (20%). Meanwhile, 19% of employers said they offered mental health first aiders and 17% gave staff access to an employee assistance programme. A further 16% offered initiatives to help staff manage stress, me...

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