• Recognition of a Secret Army

    With an estimated one in seven employees caring for someone who is ill, frail or has a disability, the chances of a carer working in your organisation is high. So how best can you support them? In an article published in a recent issue of The HR Director, CiC ChiefRead More

  • CiC partners with Oxfam GB to offer first ever EAP

    Oxfam has launched its first ever employee assistance programme in partnership with CiC, offering round-the-clock telephone assistance and face-to-face counselling to the organisation’s 1,300 UK-based employees. “Our employees have benefitted from in-house occupational counselling for nearly thirty years. But with the retirement of a key member of staff we recogniseRead More

  • CiC is a top family friendly SME!

    It’s official, CiC is a top family friendly SME, according to Working Families Working Families, the campaigning organisation for family-friendly workplaces, who have ranked CiC as one of the top ten family friendly SMEs in the country. Kate Nowlan, CiC’s chief executive says: “We are very proud that our commitmentRead More

  • How to better manage your stress levels

    Feeling a bit wound up? A bit stressed? Or that you’re not quite in control at work or at home? Kate Nowlan, CiC’s chief executive, highlights some of the symptoms of stress and takes a look at some of the small, positive steps that you can take to break theRead More

  • Whistle While You Work

    Irish Times News article

  • Survey says employees feeling in control of wellbeing at work

    Read the full article here.

  • London Councils Hit Staggering Staff Stress Levels Amid Job Cuts

    Kate Nowlan, CEO of CiC recently explained to LondonlovesBusiness.com how rising levels of stress could be exacerbated by feelings of job insecurity “We’re seeing a marked increase in the number of calls to our employee assistance help lines, particularly in the last six months. For employees who m.ay have alreadyRead More

  • EAEF Conference June 2013 in Dublin

    A great line up of speakers and workshops from all over Europe will be introduced by Kate Nowlan, CEO of CiC, who is President of EAEF. Open to HR & OH professionals, EAP providers and clinicians – a fantastic opportunity to network with suppliers and clients from across Europe. ForRead More

  • CiC calls for education & awareness for overseas workers

    CiC Chief Executive, Kate Nowlan, spoke at the Duty of Care: Protecting Workers Overseas Conference in February 2013 about employee and volunteer education when it comes to warning individuals about the risks associated with working overseas. Working across borders means increased risk for employers and their employees. And for employersRead More

  • CiC Autumn Seminar: Mediation and conflict resolution

    Conflict can arise in many forms and is an inevitable part of work. No matter how harmonious your organisation may be, it contains human beings who, by their very nature, have a tendency to clash and as a result, up to 40% of a typical manager’s time can be spentRead More

  • CiC selected by Cabinet Office for framework agreement

    CiC has been selected as one the providers for the framework agreement to deliver the Cabinet Office’s pan-government employee assistance programme (EAP). This agreement was awarded as part of a government procurement service, this was decided from four different providers. CiC are delighted to support both the public sector andRead More

  • CiC Spring Seminar – Stress Management

    The CiC spring seminar held at the National Liberal Club, Whitehall in June focussed on stress management – with two outstanding presenters highlighting different aspects of an issue which remains high priority for HR and OH managers across the sectors. Kiki Maurey, executive coach specialising in supporting resilient leaders, challengedRead More