Companies Combine to Offer Work-Life Services Globally

June 30, 2006 ( - UK-based Employee Advisory Resource (EAR) and US-based Workplace Options have joined forces to provide work-life benefit services globally.

According to the announcement, the partnership will allow EAR’s global clients to extend coverage of their employee benefits outside the UK. It will also allow Workplace Options’ (WPO) Employee Assistance Program clients to expand their work-life services internationally, and will provide them with access to an expanded network of behavioral health providers throughout Europe.

“Through this innovative partnership leading global businesses will get the benefits of one contract to cover their employees in more than 35 countries,” said Alan King, president of WPO, in the announcement. “This also allows us to expand our emindhealth network to include mental health professionals in 12 European countries.”

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