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Supporting an employee affected by cancer can be tough, especially when you run a small business. You may be worried about how it will impact your team and day-to-day running of the business. We can provide expert answers to your work and cancer questions.
It's not always easy to talk about cancer. We can help you approach sensitive conversations with confidence.
We have information about the different cancer types, treatments and possible side effects.
Balancing the needs of your business and the needs of an employee with cancer can be difficult. We discuss things to consider.
We can help you get up to speed with current legislation and give you advice on how to fulfil your responsibilities.
We can provide advice on how to deal with bereavement in the workplace.
We have information on different ways you can support an employee caring for someone with cancer.
Sign up to receive our quarterly work and cancer enewsletter|, or look at the previous editions to see what you've missed. It contains the latest information on how Macmillan can help employers to support employees who are affected by cancer.
For more detailed information, order your free copy of The essential work and cancer toolkit, which contains practical advice, top tips and guidance for employers and employees.
Useful links and publications for small businesses:
Occupational health advicelines:
Absence policy template for small businesses:
Pay and Employment Rights Service, PERS
Government funding for workplace support:
Employment rights - Northern Ireland:
Disability Employment Service - Northern Ireland:
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