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06 March 2006

Telephone counsellors gearing up for calls

Telephone counsellors gearing up for calls Glasgow telephone counsellors are gearing up for an influx of calls from stressed workers when the smoking ban comes into force in Scotland at 6am on Sunday 26 March. Validium, which operates one of the largest confidential counselling helplines in Scotland, is urging employers to recognise that tempers may be raised, along with anxiety levels, and be proactive in helping staff deal with giving up the habit. Many employers may not be aware that they also have a legal obligation to ensure that adequate signage is positioned throughout the office, clearly indicating a smoke free environment, and that a clear smoking policy is circulated to all members of staff.

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01 September 2005
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New EAP Company Gets the Stamp of Quality

Press Release - October 1998 Newly formed company The Validium Group Limited, a specialist provider of Organisation Support Services including Employee Assistance Programmes (EAP), stress managemen…

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08 August 2005
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Influx to Helplines Expected as Exam Results Loom

As exam results loom with Scottish Highers announced on 9 August 2005 and A Levels on 18 August, leading HR & psychological health specialist, Validium, is gearing up for an influx of calls to its tel…

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15 June 2005
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Employee Assistance European Forum 4th Annual Conference

Validium delivers 'How to Become a Successful EAP Counsellor' Workshop Validium Director, Dr Wolfgang Seidl delivered a professional development workshop at this year’s Employee Assistance European…

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26 November 2004
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Luxury Gift Set Prize Draw– Winner Announced

We are delighted to announce that Jim Appleby, head of Contact Centre for Barclays UKCF, based in Manchester, is the winner of the luxury gift set.

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