Why is an Employee Assistance Programme necessary?

The Oxford Dictionary defines wellness as “a state of being healthy”. It further defines the associate concept of well-being a “a general state of emotional, physical, psychosocial health and happiness”. Companies adopt Employee Assistance Programmes (EAP) in order to maintain a productive, effective and functional working environment. The goal of an EAP is to ensure…

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Executive health – a business imperative

If it is true that most organisations regard their employees as their biggest asset, it is important to recognise that health is no longer just the absence of disease, but rather the presence of a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing. (World Health Organisation) Human capital is an increasingly scarce organisational resource on…

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