Employee Benefits

Helping you provide the support your employees need

Employees are the soul and backbone of the company, why not ensure that they are taken care of by providing them with the support they need. Employee Assitance Programmes (EAPs) and Cash Plan are a fantastic benefit for your employees and shows them that you care about their wellbeing.

Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

Employee assistance can help your employees by offering both emotional and practical advice and support on a range of topics. Mental health has a significant impact on both your employees’ work life and personal life. An EAP provides essential support to help, while enabling you to fulfil your duty of care to your team.

An Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) provides support for personal and work-related issues. With an EAP, your employees’ home and work-life problems can be addressed by trained counsellors and advisors in complete confidence, over the phone and online 24/7, 365 days a year.

Mental health has a significant impact on both your employees’ work life and personal life. An EAP provides essential support to help, while enabling you to fulfil your duty of care to your team.

Employee assistance can help your employees by offering both emotional and practical advice and support on a range of topics including:

family and matrimonial

• bereavement

• stress, anxiety, and low mood

• isolation feelings

• child and dependent care

• domestic violence

• health and lifestyle

• bullying and harassment

• money management and debt‡‡v

• legal rights

Dependents and partners over 16 years old living at the same home address have access to the EAP service. There’s also online information, self assessment and tools and support to help your employees and their loved ones self-manage their condition.

Figures from the period between October 2021 and October 2022 show that for every £1.00 spent on an EAP in the UK, employers have seen an average ROI of £10.85.

Employee assistance programs (EAPs) are one-way companies try to support the well-being of team members. To the extent that they are used, good EAPs can contribute to employees’ productivity, personal wellness. In addition, if an employee is happier, companies are more likely to retain them long-term. Improved employee retention results in reduced hiring, onboarding, and training expenses.

 

Cash Plans

Cash Plans offer a low cost alternative to traditional private medical insurance and have been increasing in popularity in recent years.

Many larger companies are using cash plans to reward their employees as cash plans offer staff to access everyday health care benefits which may be used regularly by employees and their families, often regardless of age, status or income.

How can they benefit employers?

Cash plans help employers to meet their duty of care responsibilities and may contribute towards:

Reducing absenteeism

• Enhancing staff recruitment

• Rewarding your employees and keeping them loyal

How can they benefit employees?

Traditional cash plans are designed to pay a pre-defined amount toward the cost of medical treatment including:

Optical treatment

• Dental treatment

• Complementary medicine

• Maternity

• Hospitalisation