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
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
3 tell-tale signs of poor mental health
Mental health is back in the spotlight. The recent cases of Prince Harry and footballer Aaron Lennon show that no one is immune to mental health issue... Read More
Your business's secret weapon: an EAP
Ever heard of an EAP? It stands for Employee Absence Protection, and it could be your business’s secret weapon. An EAP is a range of online and in-... Read More
Managing financial wellbeing at work
Money worries go hand-in-hand with reduced mental health and wellbeing. And while it’s devastating for the people going through it, your business can ... Read More
Blue Monday in the workplace
It’s well known that the third Monday every January is dubbed ‘Blue Monday’, so what can businesses do to boost morale in the workplace and help emplo... Read More
Encouraging your employees to switch off over Christmas
For some businesses, this time of year may represent a winding down period, whereas for others the constant rush and hive of activity fails to show si... Read More
Supporting an employee with anxiety
According to The Office of National Statistics (ONS), 19% of people in the UK suffer from some form of depression and anxiety. With this in mind, it i... Read More
7 ways to reduce stress in the workplace
Stress can develop in any job, even if you love what you do. Deadlines, presentations, big projects… office culture is full of potential stressful sit... Read More
How to support staff who are experiencing a mental health problem
World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is just the latest boxer to suffer mental health issues. Ricky Hatton, Oscar de la Hoya and Frank Bruno were ... Read More
Supporting an employee with a social media addiction
It is almost expected that an employer may be confronted by the dilemma of what to do about an employee who has an addiction problem in their professi... Read More
Relationship breakdowns - Should employers offer support?
Relationship breakdowns can be one of the biggest causes of stress and unhappiness in life so it is inevitable that a relationship breakdown can have ... Read More