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
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
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-per... 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
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
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
How to support an employee with an eating disorder
With so many stresses and strains imposed upon us by society, eating disorders continue to be an extremely prevalent issue, affecting more than 725,00... Read More
How can you help employees experiencing anxiety?
The term anxiety can incorporate a number of conditions including generalised anxiety disorder (GAD), phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and... Read More
How can businesses support employees with Dyslexia?
1 in 10 individuals in the UK are affected by Dyslexia it often runs in families and can be mild or severe. Dyslexia is a very specific learning diffi... Read More
4 ways to encourage healthy eating at work
We might be verging towards warmer weather, but that doesn’t stop employees from getting sick as result of letting their health take a back seat. Heal... Read More