By: Gillian Hogarth | 0 Comment
As part of the company’s commitment to all of our staff’s health and wellbeing, we have chosen to support The Construction Industry Helpline which is managed and funded by the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity.
The charity has been delivering charitable welfare and support to the construction community since 1956. The Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity is funded by the industry, for the industry.
They receive no public funding and rely on the generosity and support of the industry and the volunteer network of regional clubs and fundraisers to allow them to deliver the charitable services.The Construction Industry Helpline provides a 24/7 safety net for all construction workers and their families in the UK and Ireland. It is a charitable service funded by the industry, for the industry and provides;
Emergency financial aid to construction families in crisis
Advice on occupational health and mental wellbeing
Support on legal, tax and debt management matters
Those working in the industry, as well as their families, can contact the Construction Industry Helpline and will be able to call the 24/7 confidential Construction Industry Helpline on 0345 605 1956 to access:
Emergency financial aid in times of crisis following an illness, accident, injury or bereavement that forces a family into a state of poverty
Advice on occupational health and wellbeing issues as an employee or an employer
Support and advice for sufferers of stress and addiction-related illnesses
Advice on matters ranging from divorce to employment
Advice on specific tax-related issues concerning employment within the construction sector
Help to manage and reschedule debt
Help to understand the benefits system and your entitlement, especially if you are caring for others
Support on career changes, especially after accident or injury preventing you from returning to your original job
More information can be found at:
You can help your construction workforce gain access to this invaluable support service by purchasing a helpline pack for your site or business.
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