An Employee Assistance Programme aids employees dealing with personal problems that could affect their work performance, health and well-being. An EAP includes an initial assessment, EAP counselling and a referral service for employees and their immediate family members.
Stress, Depression and Anxiety accounted for 15.2million lost days of work in the UK in 2013 – up from 11.8 million in 2010 according to the ONS. By implementing an Employee Assistance Programmes UK, a company can help control stress levels by providing assistance on a range of personal issues that affect your employees. Reducing your employees’ stress and improving their quality of life allows your business to benefit from an increased level of employer/employee trust, improved productivity, and fewer lost days of work.
An Employee Assistance Programmes counselling service can provide the opportunities for employees and their families addition support for balancing the pressures of work with the needs of home and their personal life. An Employee Assistance Programme can be a stand alone EAP, or it can be build into a cash plan or as part of Income Protection cover. These benefits can also include an employee helpline for immediate support.
BDHL can provide a full market review that will source the right product for your company, providing a report that highlights the most suitable options. We can use our expertise and experience in offering Employee Assistance Programmes to ensure that you get the most benefit from your investment, and your employees appreciate the effort. Once in place, we will help promote the programmes and their benefits to all your staff.
If you’re interested in offering employee benefits in Kent, UK or worldwide then get in touch with BDHL now and we can talk you through the various options available that could be suitable for your business. Call us on +44 (0)1892 891 900, or use the contact form on this page to send us your enquiry.