Specialist Schools and Academies Trust launch EAP

The Specialist Schools and Academies Trust (SSAT) launched an employee assistance programme (EAP) for its 300 employees on 1 September. Chris Lipscomb, head of HR, said the EAP offered by provider Icas, also includes an online health assessment facility for employees. Once staff have completed these they receive email newsletters targeted according to the information given. Lipscomb added the company may build on the wellbeing theme by offering things such as cholesterol testing.