The Role of Counselling in EAP in the Light of 4IR

Stress is on the rise Stress is on the rise in the South African workplace, with a significant catalyst being the escalating rate of change brought about by The Fourth Industrial Revolution.  For several reasons stressed employees may not be eager to openly reach out...

Back to Basics: Elevating Ethical Awareness

The unique “dual client” nature of employee assistance work can complicate ethical decision-making as the EAP industry and personnel always have simultaneous client responsibilities to both the work organisation and individual employees or family members....

Steps to Take When an Employee Reports Sexual Harassment

OverviewIn 2018 market research agency, Columinate, engaged 1000 urban South Africans to investigate the statistics behind sexual harassment in the workplace. According to the data recorded from participants in the study:51% of workplaces do not have a clear sexual...

EAPs for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

Most businesses, whether large or small, care about the health and wellbeing of their employees, but for SMEs, it can be more difficult to rationalise their investment in an EAP when so many other areas of the business compete for a slice of the budget.  However, a...