Employee Assistance Programmes

Currently waiting for a response from Shropshire Council, they should respond promptly and normally no later than (details).

Dear Shropshire Council,

Under the Freedom Of Information Act I would like to request the following data:

- The annual council spending on Employee Assistance Programmes, meaning the amount of money spent by the council each year on employee assistance progreammes for their employees for 2018 and 2019.

Yours faithfully,

Lauren Smithson

FOI, Shropshire Council

Dear Ms Smithson


Thank you for your request for information received on 02/08/2020.  We are
currently processing your request in accordance with the relevant

Your request is for information about spend on Employee Assistance

* This is a summary only and full details have been sent to the team
providing the response.
* If you feel the information is inaccurate or requires amendment,
please notify us as soon as possible using the contact details
provided below. 

Please note:
The Council has been facing unprecedented challenges this year. Firstly,
in response to the flooding in February and now in responding to the
coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. During this time, resources may have to
be diverted away from usual compliance or information rights work. The
council acknowledges that it can’t extend statutory timescales of requests
and everyone is doing their best to meet these. However, priority may have
to be given to other areas, eg the safeguarding of vulnerable people,
during this extraordinary period.
The Information Commissioner’s Office has blogged about their approach to
requests during this time: [1]blog
The Information Commissioner’s Office has released a statement about Data
Protection and the Coronavirus here: [2]statement



Yours sincerely


Information Governance Team

Shropshire Council


Abbey Foregate




Tel:                  01743 252179 / 252774 / 252747

Email:             [Shropshire Council request email]

Web:               [3]www.shropshire.gov.uk/access-to-information




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