• Kate Nowlan & Thomson Reuters at US Journalism Convention

    Coping with On-The-Job Trauma – Powered by Reuters, at the 2016 NABJ and NAHJ Annual Convention and Career Fair Ferguson. San Bernardino. Baltimore. Sandy Hook. Katrina. Violent images on user generated content. U.S.-based journalists are thrust into coverage of mass-casualty events, civil unrest, protests and natural disasters at what seemsRead More

  • Health and wellbeing support to tackle hospital stress levels

    In a recently published article from Safety and Health Practitioner, Sara Brown, Deputy Chief Officer for Workforce Development at Birmingham Children’s Hospital, explains how BCH’s strategic partnership with CiC has helped to reduce the risk of serious stress-related and psychological problems amongst hospital employees. Looking at the findings from aRead More

  • CiC supporting healthcare professionals

    Healthcare can be a high-stress environment to work in, so strong support structures and a culture of openness are essential. In the June 2016 edition of Nursing Management, CiC’s client, Birmingham Children’s Hospital’s Sara Brown, deputy chief officer for workforce development, talks about how their work with CiC has providedRead More

  • Managing the tripartite relationship of EAP counselling

    Many EAPs are known for their provision of counselling support. EAP counselling referrals are mostly provided by affiliate or network counsellors and are complex not only because of the clients presenting problems but due to the sheer number of people in the consulting room. There’s the employing organisation (who isRead More

  • Emotional resilience boosts positive management techniques

    Delegates were treated to a dynamic, action-packed seminar as the CiC team introduced them to ‘Positive and effective management for challenging times’ on Tuesday 22 September 2015. Through a series of role-play workshops delivered in partnership with Emma Gersch Training, managers were given an insight into how to manage keyRead More

  • CiC scoops top employer award for third year running

    CiC is proud to make it to Working Families annual list of Top Employers for Working Families, being ranked among the top ten small employers for working families for the third year running. “CiC’s achievement in this ranking for the third year in a row is testament to the goodRead More

  • Effective management for challenging times

    Times are tough for many managers as we attempt to navigate today’s challenging and competitive business environment. To successfully make our way through these challenging times, it’s important to have a toolkit of positive and effective management techniques and at CiC’s latest breakfast seminar, clients will have the opportunity toRead More

  • The impact of trauma and critical incidents on volunteers

    Kate Nowlan, CiC Chief Executive, is pleased to be included in a new publication that reviews the impact of trauma and critical incidents on the professionals and volunteers who are involved in helping victims. Je suis victime, l’incroyable exploitation du trauma is published by Philipe Duval – click here forRead More

  • The good way to break bad news

    Most of us, at some point in our management careers, are going to have to break some bad news to an employee or colleague. But don’t worry, it is possible to deliver bad news in a good way, according to Kate Nowlan, CiC’s chief executive in an article recently publishedRead More

  • Promoting mental health in construction

    In an exclusive interview with UK Construction Media, CiC chief executive, Kate Nowlan, discusses resilience and how employers in the sector can promote good mental health within the construction world. “Enhancing emotional resilience within an organisation will not reduce stress or improve mental health overnight, but as part of aRead More

  • CiC: celebrating 25 years

    Over the last 25 years, CiC has established a strong reputation for expert clinical delivery, providing counselling and therapeutic support for thousands of employees across all business and industry sectors. Today, CiC looks after more than 400,000 people in the UK alone and is rapidly expanding its international client base,Read More

  • EAEF Conf. 2015: Workplace Duty of Care – the Role of EAPs

    Join the Employee Assistance European Forum (EAEF) at their 2015 conference in Madrid to discuss duty of care in the workplace and the role of EAPs. The event boasts a range of international experts and speakers, discussing a range of topics, including: Why the EAP is crucial to survivor syndromeRead More