UK EAPA Newsletter – 2014 Issue 1

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UK EAPA Newsletter - 2014 Issue 1

Dated: March 2014

The year ahead looks to be a positive one for the Association…

THE LAST YEAR has been a busy one for the Association and the adoption of the updated UK EAPA By-laws at the recent Annual General Meeting is the culmination of hard work by the Executive Committee to ensure the Association is clear on its structure and constitution, working with clearer membership categories that will, we hope, encourage new members and organisations to join [...]

EAPs are uniquely placed to assist employees with bereavement

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EAPs are uniquely placed to assist employees with bereavement

Employee assistance programmes (EAPs) are an important resource for employers and employees to access when employees are bereaved or where there is a death in the workplace.

“Bereavement is a complicated issue and the impact on the individuals affected can be long lasting,” says Andrew Kinder, chair of the UK Employee Assistance. “EAPs have a unique role in organisations to help communicate and promote the support that is available to employees if they are [...]

EAP Market Watch Report Published

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EAP Market Watch Report Published

The UK Employee Assistance Professionals Association has published the first EAP Market Watch report that reviews the reach and coverage of EAPs in the UK.

“EAPs play a significant role in supporting the health of the nation and this new report estimates that half the UK workforce – that’s 13.8 million people – are supported by an EAP today. These programmes deliver valuable support, information and assistance to employees and have been recognised by Government as being an important [...]

UK EAPA encourages greater support for mental health initiatives

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UK EAPA encourages greater support for mental health initiatives

The UK Employee Assistance Professionals Association welcomes the findings of a new study on knowledge, attitudes and behaviour regarding mental illness in England, published in the British Journal of Psychiatry. “Great strides have been made in recent years to minimise the stigma associated with mental health issues and the UK EAPA backs the work of EAP providers [...]

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