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Legal & General renews partnership with Health Assured to provide an enhanced employee assistance programme.

Legal & General has announced that it has renewed its partnership with award-winning EAP provider, Health Assured. This complements its continued commitment to providing comprehensive Early Intervention Programme and rehabilitation services through its group income protection policies.

24 Apr 2019

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As part of the renewal, the FTSE 100 insurer has enhanced its EAP offering through Health Assured for all its group protection policies to provide a range of resources and tools designed to help employees, with a view to manage the impact of absences from work on its customers.

The enhanced benefits include:

  • Up to eight free, structured counselling sessions, in person, over the phone, through online video for group income protection policies
  • A new and improved mobile app that gives employees access to resources at the tap of a button, anywhere, anytime
  • Access to the UK’s largest collection of wellbeing resources via the app and online portal, including monthly webinars, health assessments, articles and factsheets


Sarah Whybrow, Communications Director,

Hannah Polson, Taneesha Pawar,, 020 7440 8670

Chris Ford, Head of Employer Services, Group Protection at Legal & General: "As part of our ongoing commitment to helping employers improve workplace wellbeing, we’re pleased to have renewed our partnership with Health Assured. We believe Health Assured’s expertise in providing EAP is the best in the market and their industry experience complements Legal & General’s wider group protection proposition extremely well, as we are both dedicated to providing employees with quality support, when they need it most."
David Price, CEO at Health Assured: "We’re delighted to renew our partnership with Legal & General. Having worked together since 2015, we’re confident that our services strengthen Legal & General’s group protection offering by providing supportive, early intervention methods for those who need it."