Data from health and wellbeing provider Health Assured has revealed that the number of people calling for stress and anxiety support on its EAP (employee assistance programme) helpline increased by 22% in the first three weeks of September compared to the first three weeks in August. In comparison to the same time last year, calls […]
Health and wellbeing provider sees spike in stress and anxiety calls
Supporting staff as the schools reopen
Advice by David Price, Workplace Wellbeing Expert and CEO, Health Assured Schools are now open and children across the UK have headed back to education after many months at home. For many, who are anxious about childcare as they return to work, this is a blessing. But to others, it’s a worry—coronavirus is still an […]
Are your colleagues anxious about returning to the office? Here’s how to support them
By David Price, Workplace Wellbeing expert and CEO of Health Assured It’s been a few months now since lockdown began—and slowly, things are starting to return to normal. While some pockets of strict lockdown measures remain in place—and are likely to pop up as small outbreaks of COVID-19 appear—for the most part, retail and offices […]
Managing employee loneliness during lockdown
by David Price, workplace wellbeing expert and CEO of Health Assured The COVID-19 pandemic has affected our lives in an unprecedented manner. Due to the social restrictions put in place to protect us and those around us, the time that we spend with our friends and loved ones has been severely impacted. Naturally, loneliness has […]
How to banish post-holiday blues from the workplace
By David Price, Health Assured CEO and workplace wellbeing expert It’s summer, and it’s time to get away. Everyone’s jetting off to faraway climes—whether you enjoy the blazing sunshine or the Arctic blizzards, it’s the time of year to get away, relax and take your mind off work for a couple of weeks. Thing is, […]
Would you recognise work addiction in your workplace?
By Nicola Jagielski, Associate Director of Clinical Services at Health Assured A healthy work-life balance is a vital part of good wellbeing. Being fulfilled (and well rewarded) at work, as well as satisfied with your social and home life, is something we all aspire to. But for some people, the ‘work’ part of that balance […]
Are your employees suffering from Brexit anxiety?
In 2016, 30 million British people voted on possibly the biggest political decision of this generation—whether or not to remain part of the European Union. Whatever their reasons for voting, 52% of those votes were to leave—and at the end of March, that is what the UK is going to do. Regardless of political opinion, […]