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Europa Worldwide Group expands mental health support

Europa Worldwide <a href=mental health” width=”657″ height=”357″/Logistics operator Europa Worldwide Group has trained all of its human resources business partners (HRBPs) as mental health first aiders, as part of an ongoing investment in its HR and recruitment services.

The group employs more than 1,400 people across 29 offices in the UK, Ireland, Belgium, Netherlands, Hong Kong, and the UAE. The mental health first aid support is intended to go hand in hand with its access to employee assistance programme (EAP) provider Health Assured’s app, which offers help from counsellors and a 24-hour confidential helpline.

Coinciding with Mental Health Awareness Week (15 to 21 May), Europa has also organised a series of live, interactive webinars available for everyone across the business to attend. The Changing Perspectives webinar, run by Everymind at Work, will explore how staff can support the mental health of themselves and their colleagues.

According to the business, its HR and recruitment team put these initiatives in place after issuing a Thrive at Work survey to its workforce and analysing the results, with the aim of continuing its pursuit of innovation and employee wellbeing.

Vanita Dass-Puri, head of HR and recruitment at Europa, said: “Building positive teams is a core value in the business. Having all our HRPBs trained as mental health first aiders will ensure that everyone across our UK sites has face-to-face support while at work. This reinforces the current all-hour service delivered by Health Assured. We hope these steps will make our sites an even safer and happier space for all.”

Tom Jenkins, central services director at Europa, added: “Our team are at the heart of what we do. Without them, we wouldn’t set the pace in our market or be able to deliver expert services to our customers. We have worked extensively to create a well-equipped,

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