Supporting the health and wellbeing of current and former bank employees
We’re here to help bank employees and their families across the UK. We do this by providing advice, information, expert support and, in some cases, financial help.
My client adviser also asked me about my home situation. I told her about how we were all stuck at home, and it wasn’t just getting to me, but how Lauren was also finding it hard to cope.
She asked me more about Lauren and then suggested their partner, Relate, the counselling service because they might be able to help her.
How to prioritise your mental health and wellbeingImproving and maintaining our mental health and wellbeing should be a priority for us all.
With so much going on around us right now, and with restrictions easing, you may be experiencing changes related to your mental wellbeing, such as increased feelings of stress, worry or anxiety. We offer practical advice and support around mental health and wellbeing for both adults and children/young people. Explore our support services and find out how we could help you.
Supporting bereaved employees during the COVID-19 pandemicOur workplace wellbeing blog, the Wellbeing Pulse, explores whether businesses are doing enough to help employees following the death of a loved one. We examine simple steps employers can take to provide bereavement support at work.
How resilient are you?Our tool helps you find out how resilient you are, the areas you should improve and how you can improve them.Resilience Check
You’ll be presented with 5 screens, each containing 5 statements, read each statement then indicate how much you feel that statement applies to you.
Once you finish, we’ll give you your results and some personalised advice to help you build your resilience.
Kooth provide a free, safe, and anonymous online counselling and wellbeing support service for young people aged 11-18.
This includes 24-hour access to one-to-one chat sessions with a qualified counsellor via drop-in or booked live text-based counselling sessions. Access to live peer-to-peer moderated forums, self-help articles and tools including mood tracking and goal setting, as well as links to further support.
My Possible SelfMy Possible Self is a research-led app which offers a holistic approach to mental health. It can help you to manage anxiety, tackle depression, ease stress and improve sleep.Learn more
HSBC Support FundHSBC are working in partnership with BWC to support the financial wellbeing of current and former HSBC employees and their dependants, through the HSBC Support Fund.Learn more
The fund – a scheme devised by HSBC – is designed to help with unexpected costs and expenditures that have arisen suddenly, and is administered by BWC.
How BWC supports the banking community
Advice and information
Our advisers work across a range of areas and have extensive experience of supporting working-age people, families and retirees.Find out more
We partner with some of the UK’s leading organisations to provide you with specialist support, and we’ll work with you to find the best solution.Find out more
We may be able to provide you with financial support with general living expenses and long-term costs such as disability aids or home adaptations.Find out more
We offer a range of tailored services and products to help banks support their employees’ health and wellbeing.Find out more