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Employee Assistance Programmes (EAPs) – Supporting good work for UK employers?


This report, published by The Work Foundation in association with the Employee Assistance Professionals Association, explains how Employee Assistance Programmes (EAPs) can be used by employers to seek help on both work and non-work related issues.

In the workplace, Employee Assistance Programmes (EAPs) are one method through which the workforce are able to seek help on both work and non-work related issues that can have an impact on the health and wellbeing of employees. This report analyses the role of EAPs and whether they can help to achieve ‘good work’. The report covers the history of EAPs and goes into detail about the studies conducted into whether they are effective.

There are lots of useful conclusions and findings in this report, based on wide-scale surveys, that clearly demonstrate the need for more work into EAPs.

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Employee Assistance Professionals Association
Employee Assistance Professionals Association

EAPA represents professionals concerned with employee assistance, psychological health and wellbeing in the UK.

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