Note: Employee Assistance Programmes 2014: The number of employers that currently provide an employee assistance programme (EAP). EAPs are confidential services that help employees and managers cope with problems they encounter both inside and outside the workplace. EAPs usually provide a telephone helpline, where callers can discuss problems, together with information and advice on a wide range of personal, health and other issues. This XpertHR survey was conducted in June 2014.