CMA CGM,the shipping company, has introduced a healthcare cash plan as part of its absence management policy.
The Liverpool-based company’s 378 employees will be able to access a telephone helpline with fully-trained counsellors to offer them advice on combating stress, on-site health screening, and dental and optical care.
Liz Dowd, UK group HR manager at CMA CGM, said: "Although we don’t have a particularly high level of absenteeism, we decided to revamp our absence management policy to help focus on short-term absence. However, when doing this, we felt it was our duty to offer employees support with a healthcare cash plan."
The company’s healthcare cash plan is provided by Medicash.