What is an Employee Assistance Program (EAP)?

An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is provided by an organisation to their employees to support them across a variety of needs, from financial to health and emotional. EAPs can encompass a wide range of benefits including savings on products such as gym memberships and loans, to a hotline for coping with and resolving personal issues. These issues can include but is not restricted to health, personal and professional relationships, abuse gambling, financial problems, disorders including PTSD and anxiety, depression and legal. Employees can access these benefits via their intranet portal at any time.