August 2007
People Management;8/9/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 16, p9
The article offers views on the benefits of employee assistance programs (EAPs) in Great Britain. Kerry Davies, human resource manager of Blacks Leisure, states that its EAP offers counseling on debt and money worries, as well as legal advice. Bill McCulloch, senior occupational physician of Alpha one Healthcare, believes that EAPs are a necessity for many employees.


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