David Price – CEO of Health Assured
David Price is CEO of Health Assured, the UK & Ireland’s most trusted health and wellbeing network and a part of the Peninsula Group.
His career has always centred on the development and welfare of employees. Before joining Peninsula, David spent several years as senior manager at a training provider that helped launch over 78,000 UK businesses.
He also worked for the Department for Work and Pensions, and is a long-standing member of the UK Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA) and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
Today, David advises Peninsula’s client companies on how they can develop a healthier workforce. His areas of expertise include the best ways to combat employee stress and the management of staff financial wellbeing, and he works closely with clients on tailored employee assistance programmes that result in happier and more productive businesses.
He also often speaks to the media on mental health issues, with his views featured on Sky News, BBC and in the Financial Times.
Recent Blog Posts By David Price – CEO of Health Assured
[SICK LEAVE] Prevent poor mental health at work this winter
You may have noticed that the winter months take a heavy toll on people’s mood and wellbeing. Well, there’s a reason why. It’s called Seasonal Affect... Read More
Burnout is damaging for business… ACT NOW
Imagine that one of your employees tells you they want to take time off work. And the reason? They’re tired, stressed, and demotivated at work. The... Read More
Why your employees' fitness really is your business
As the boss, you might be thinking it’s not your responsibility to look after your employees’ fitness. You’re not about to introduce a type-as-you-tre... Read More
How to avoid a toxic work culture
Before I start, let’s make it clear that I’m sure your business doesn’t have a toxic work culture. Rather, the point of this article is to identify th... Read More
3 risks of remote working and how to avoid them
Many employees jump at the chance to work from home. They imagine a world where they don’t have to commute, where they get to play their music loud, a... Read More
The hidden reason your staff are stressed
When it comes to sickness at work, most employers are familiar with absenteeism and presenteeism. The first is when your employees don’t come into wor... Read More
Why your model employee could be hurting your business
We all have that one employee who thinks he’s a superhero. The one who comes into work no matter how ill he is. The one who insists he’s fine while st... Read More
How to cut commuting woes for your staff
Let’s face it, no one likes travelling to and from work. Unless you enjoy 6:30am alarms, packed trains and traffic jams, of course. Scientific rese... Read More
How to help staff beat the January blues
With Christmas a distant memory, January is often perceived to be the most depressing month of the year. In fact, Blue Monday (the third Monday in Jan... Read More
Stop! You're working yourself to death...
Who would have thought sitting down was so dangerous? Well, turns out that it’s a lethal weapon. Especially for office workers or others in station... Read More
This matters NOW: taking mental health leave
Say you have an employee called Madalyn. One morning, you email her with a task for her to do. Instead of her usual reply saying “I’ll get cracking... Read More