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Over half of employees feel they would take less time off work if employers looked after their mental wellbeing
COVER editor explores mental health 'resilience' and the importance of an open conversation in the workplace
Poor management alongside lack of monitoring and recording of absence could be combatted by group risk products
Aviva is the first group protection insurer in the UK to partner with Care first and offer access to the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) App.
Employee assistance programmes are a valuable asset to workplaces. So why do very few worker know about them? And how can they adapt to employees' ever-changing circumstances? Jon Blackburn finds out
Canada Life Group Insurance's Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) has revealed a fifth (21%) of calls made to the service in Q1 2015 concerned mental health - a 40% increase from Q1 2014.
Employers should encourage staff to take more responsibility for their health and wellbeing to ensure they are fit to enjoy retirement, and able to work for as long as they like, writes AXA PPP's Nick Jeal.
F&TRC'S Jason Green argues the case for re-evaluating the use of Employee Assistance Programmes in financial wellbeing.
Offering counselling for employees helps reduce stress and absenteeism rates, research by Capita has found.
Employee Assistance Programmes (EAP) result in employees being three and a half times more likely to cope with the demands of their job, with 21% rating their ability as "good" or "very good" prior to receiving counselling, compared to 75% afterwards....
Employee assistance programmes (EAPs) are not a motivational tool for employees and are all about "protecting the risk of a company", says First Group reward and pensions director John Chilman.
Will group insurers remain as insurers or become service providers? Should advisers be consulting on additional services? Paul Avis investigates.
Ceridian has produced a mobile app version of its LifeWorks employee assistance programme (EAP) allowing staff to access the services on the move.
It has become the chief cause of long-term absence in the UK, but appropriate provision for mental health problems at work lags way behind. Keith Bushnell assesses how employers can limit absenteeism and reduce the strain on their insurance policies....
Generali Employee Benefits has announced it will launch an EAP to its group income protection (GIP) customers while group life (GLA) customers will have access to a new bereavement counselling and probate helpline service.