• 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


    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


    As the nights draw in, we are more likely to have trouble sleeping; insomnia is far more common in the winter months. This is because the shorter days mean we are exposed to far less sunlight, often spending from sunrise to sunset in our office. Sunlight is needed for theRead More

  • Did You Know? CiC are experts at Workplace Mediation

    October welcomed Mediation Awareness Week, where a number of events take place, in order to raise awareness around conflict in the workplace and how mediation can offer an effective, informal and confidential resolution to this. As part of this week, Timmy Kurtuldum, CiC’s Mediation Manager was invited to Lincolns InnRead More

  • World Class Schools Symposium 2018

    CiC was proud to join our partner, World Class Schools, at their annual Symposium earlier this year. World Class Schools Quality Mark (WCSQM) is a UK charity working to accredit non-selective, Ofsted outstanding state schools across the UK with their quality mark accreditation. Kate Nowlan, CEO of CiC, delivered aRead More

  • International Stress Awareness Week 2018

    This year, we are recognising International Stress Awareness Week (5 – 9 November) with a number of resources designed to help you and your employees’ wellbeing. The theme for the week is ‘Does Hi-Tech cause Hi-Stress?’. This is a subject that CiC has looked at closely, in order to inform our learningRead More