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Supporting employees with gambling problems

Engagement | Communication | Wellness

Posted on: Monday August 12, 2019

Last week, ahead of the new Premier League season, our Chief Executive Deborah Frost shared her views with People Management on the important role employers can play in supporting their employees struggling with gambling debts. As income providers, employers play a pivotal role in supporting such employees by providing emotional wellbeing support, for example through an employee assistance programme (EAP), and practical financial support such as fair value loans and financial education to help employees tackle the financial implications once they feel emotionally ready.

You can read Deborah’s opinion piece on People Management’s website

With more than half of Premier League teams set to be sponsored by gambling companies, this is an issue that will no doubt become more widespread. If you’d like to know more about how you can support your employees’ wellbeing in this way, get in touch or call us on 01908 605000.

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