Professor Sir Cary Cooper CBE appointed first Honorary Member of UK EAPA

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Professor Sir Cary Cooper CBE appointed first Honorary Member of UK EAPA

  Professor Sir Cary Cooper has been announced as first Honorary Member of the UK Employee Assistance Professionals Association at the 2016 Annual General Meeting.   “The UK EAPA is very proud to make Professor Sir Cooper our first Honorary Member. He has been a strong advocate for mental health awareness for many years, leading research and policy creation in this area, and working extensively to support campaigns to enhance wellbeing in [...]

UK EAPA supports Health & Wellbeing at Work 2016

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UK EAPA supports Health & Wellbeing at Work 2016

The UK EAPA is pleased to be hosting its Annual General Meeting as part of the Health & Wellbeing at Work 2016 Conference at the NEC Birmingham on 8 and 9 March 2016. Health & Wellbeing at Work is all about improving the health and wellbeing of work-aged people and the conference and exhibition will provide attendees with new ideas and resources to ensure employees are engaged and motivated, healthy, return to work quickly following absence and stay in work. You [...]

Dr Keon West to speak at 2016 UK EAPA Annual Dinner

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Dr Keon West to speak at 2016 UK EAPA Annual Dinner

The UK EAPA is delighted to announce Dr Keon West as the guest speaker at the third UK EAPA Annual Dinner, which is being held in partnership with COHPA. The event takes place at the Hilton Hotel Metropole on the first evening of the annual Health & Wellbeing at Work Conference held at the NEC, Tuesday 8 March 2016. Dr. West of Goldsmiths, University of London and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society is an expert in the field of [...]

UK EAPA publishes new EAP Standards Framework

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UK EAPA publishes new EAP Standards Framework

New standards for providers of Employee Assistance Programmes have been published by the UK Employee Assistance Professionals Association.

“The UK EAPA Standards Framework has been updated to support the continued delivery and achievement of safe, appropriate and effective, quality Employee Assistance services. As the employee assistance landscape has changed in recent years, it has been necessary for the Association to evolve and update [...]

Latest issue of UK EAPA Member Newsletter published

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Latest issue of UK EAPA Member Newsletter published

The latest issue of the UK EAPA Member Newsletter has just been published.   Featuring articles on topics including the EAP research project, work to develop counsellor competencies, the launch of the new EAP Standards Framework, as well as UK EAPA's support of the third Maudsley Learning annual mental health conference that takes place on 28 January 2016 in central London. The newsletter also outlines the 2016 Branch Meeting dates and to read this issue, just click

UK EAPA Branch Meeting (December 2015): Vulnerability, Debt and the FCA

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UK EAPA Branch Meeting (December 2015): Vulnerability, Debt and the FCA

The UK EAPA will welcome Jane Clack, Senior Debt Advice Consultant for Payplan and a Member of the Institute of Money Advisors as guest speaker at the December 2015 Branch Meeting which takes place on Thursday 10 December 2015. Payplan is an Associate Member of EAPA UK and provide ‘free to consumer’ debt advice to more than 100,000 clients each year. Jane will explore the debate of delivering best client outcomes in debt [...]

UK EAPA wins Outstanding Branch Award at 2015 World EAP Conference

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UK EAPA wins Outstanding Branch Award at 2015 World EAP Conference

  UK EAPA has been named 'Outstanding Branch' at the 2015 World EAP Conference in San Diego on 2 October 2015.   The Outstanding Branch Award honours the UK Branch for outstanding growth, development, and community outreach and reflects the significant efforts we have made in recent years to promote the employee assistance profession in the UK and establish partnerships with government bodies and other industry [...]

Supporting employees when trauma strikes

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Supporting employees when trauma strikes

For employers of any size, responding appropriately when an employee has been affected by a traumatic experience is a subtle art, and getting it wrong can have huge consequences, both individually and for the organisation. In this article recently published on Business Matters, Michael Jelley, UK EAPA Executive Board Member, takes a look at how employers, and SMEs in particular, can help [...]

UK EAPA commissions research into UK EAP market

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UK EAPA commissions research into UK EAP market

  In partnership with Lancaster University’s The Work Foundation, the UK Employee Assistance Professionals Association has begun research into the EAP market and an employer’s return on investment in employee assistance.   “With half the UK workforce having access to an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), it is inevitable that EAPs play a significant role in supporting the health of the nation. These programmes are a natural choice for employers that want to [...]

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