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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

Perkbox Webinar

Continuing with the theme of looking at the effects the habits of modern life have on our wellbeing, CiC would like to invite you to watch a recent webinar we delivered in collaboration with our clients, Perkbox. Focussing on the relationship between Stress and technology this webinar explores how ourRead 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

CiC CEO Kate Nowlan will be speaking at SXSW

We are excited to announce that CiC Employee Assistance CEO, Kate Nowlan, has been selected to speak this Friday, March 8th at the 2019 SXSW Conference, leading the panel for “Frontline to Newsroom: Journalist Mental Health.” The discussion will cover the conflict and human misery that can occur, even justRead More

Healthy Relationships

For many of us our most important relationship is with our significant other. As with speaking to peers at work, communication is key to a strong and resilient relationship at home. On our online employee support platform, WellOnline, CiC have a wide selection of helpsheets that address a range ofRead More

Mental Health Champions

As we know from Time to Talk Day, sometimes it is easier to talk to an understanding peer about stressful or traumatic experiences than to a professional and this can be an invaluable first step to seeking expert psychological help at a later stage if indicated. The benefits of trainedRead More

Time to Talk Day 2019

At CiC, we strongly believe that speaking with colleagues about mental health can improve your life at work and at home. When we speak to a peer we are engaging with someone who has similar experience and may be able to encourage looking at difficult situations from a different perspective.Read More

Mad World Forum

“Mad World is Europe’s only solutions focused conference and exhibition with a clear mission: to eradicate stigma and spark a new era of mental health and well-being in the workplace” The inaugural event in October 2018 provided a stimulating meeting of minds, blending commercial imperatives with practitioner expertise and theRead More

Mindful Employer Plus

CiC now support over 25,000 employees through our partnership with Mindful Employer, an organisation which helps support staff who experience mental health conditions. The Mindful Employer scheme was launched in October 2004 by Workways, a vocational rehabilitation service offered by the Devon Partnership NHS Trust, and now operates nationally. CICRead More

Dying To Work Certification

Employers across the UK have signed a pledge to support terminally ill staff in their organisations, recognising that terminal illness requires support and understanding, as well as adequate employment protection. The charter states: “Terminally ill workers will be secure in the knowledge that we will support them following their diagnosisRead More

MENTAL HEALTH AND SPORTS: NOT A RED CARD OFFENCE

The second annual Not a Red Card event was held at The Oval in London, in November sponsored by Legal and General and this time incorporating awards for mental health initiatives in the corporate world that helped to tackle the stigma and prove it’s not a “red card” offence toRead More