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EAPA 2019 Conference

EAPA 2019 conference in St Louis, Missouri CiC’s Kevin Vallis, Strategic Relations Manager and Kate Nowlan, CEO attended the international EAP conference in St Louis where leading EAP providers came together from across the globe to discuss and share innovative ideas on best practice and new directions. The conference attractedRead More

Employers Initiative on Domestic Abuse

Did you know that 1 in 4 women and 1 in 6 men experience domestic abuse in their lifetime, ranging from coercive control to murder? Also in 2016/17, 1.9 million people were affected by domestic abuse in the UK. Early in October, some of the CiC team attended the EmployersRead More

Foreign and Commonwealth Office Wellbeing Supervision Programme – Case Study

Background The Consular Directorate of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) assists British people living, travelling and working around the world. Consular staff at their embassies, high commissions and consulates, and in the FCO in London, provide assistance to people who have been victims of crime, hospitalised, arrested, bereaved.  StaffRead More

Macmillan Coffee Morning – 27th September 2017

CiC will be hosting a Macmillan coffee morning on Friday 27th September in their London offices. Staff will have been baking all week in readiness for this big coffee morning get together.   We are hoping to raise money for the tremendous work Macmillan do for people living with cancerRead More

Officer Down: Police under Attack

On the streets of Britain a police officer is attacked every 20 minutes. Last Monday Channel 4’s Dispatches investigated the devastating impact it’s having on their mental health, with our client’s Police Care UK & Jessica Miller interviewed. With 1 in 5 officers and staff having some form of PTSD,Read More


CiC is proud to announce a new Critical Incident service partnership with GroceryAid, ‘the national charity that helps people across the whole of the grocery industry – from the largest factory through the supply chain, to the smallest store’. Funded by The Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust, the service will provideRead More

International Fathers’ Mental Health Day

Following on from World Maternal Mental Health Day on 1 May, we turn to International Fathers’ Mental Health Day. Men’s health – both physical and mental – is a vitally important area for employers to consider. Some of the statistics are worrying: By the year 2020, a shocking 80 percentRead More

CiC Attend EAEF Conference

This year senior staff at CiC are attending the XVIII EAEF (Employee Assistance European Forum) Conference in Paris on 13 & 14 June. Kevin Vallis, Head of Strategic Relations and President Elect of EAEF, will be present alongside CEO CiC and past EAEF President, Kate Nowlan. Amour – what’s loveRead More

Effects On Jurors After Dealing With Traumatic Cases

A high court judge and senior barrister have recently warned of the serious effects that exposure to traumatic material can have on jurors. Chris Henley QC, Chair of the Criminal Barr Association, said “People who are whisked out of their normal lives and confronted with very traumatic stories and eventsRead More

Health and Wellbeing at Work

On Tuesday 5th March CiC attended the Health & Wellbeing at Work conference. It was a great opportunity to catch up with some of our customers and to keep abreast of what is happening in the world of workplace wellbeing. Health and Wellbeing at Work is the UK’s leading forumRead More

The Importance Of Sleep

March 15th is World Sleep Day – Designed to raise awareness of sleep as a human privilege that is often compromised by the habits of modern life. The aim is to lessen the burden of sleep problems on society through better prevention and management of poor sleep. It is heldRead More