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Does a member of your staff have cancer? Or are they caring for someone with cancer? Supporting employees so they can remain in or return to work benefits your business, as well as your staff. Find out what you can do to make this happen.
This video provides an insight into managing someone working with cancer.
The information in this video was correct as of 26 January 2012.
The toolkit contains practical advice, top tips and guidance for HR professionals, managers and employees. It has been created to ensure that people affected by cancer are effectively supported, should they wish to remain in or return to work.
Order the free toolkit|
This guide contains practical advice about how you can support employees affected by cancer, including your responsibilities as an employer and your employees' rights
Read the guide online| or order as a booklet from our Be.Macmillan site|.
Work it out: the essential questions to ask about work
Our tool for people living with and beyond cancer features a range of questions employees may need to ask about work issues, with details of who they should be asking, for example their line manager, GP or oncology team.
You can download the complete tool for staff [PDF, 221kb]|.
|Download our guide [PDF,874kb]| to make sure you're up to date with the the Equality Act 2010 changes to employer obligations that came into effect In October 2010.
The Equality Act does not apply in Northern Ireland, where employees with cancer are still protected from discrimination at work by the Disability Discrimination Act. Find out more about the legislation|.
Read our practical information| about cancer and treatments, balancing your health needs and your work, deciding who to tell and what to say to them, keeping the business operating, and managing finances.
Designed to help employers, managers or people working in occupational health or human resources support an employee who is diagnosed with cancer.
Watch the videos| or order online|.
Download these tips for line managers [PDF, 85kb]| designed to guide you and support your employee through the cancer journey, from diagnosis through treatment and living with cancer.
An overview of the current situation for people affected by cancer and insight into how businesses and government can benefit by making changes.
Download the Making it work report [PDF, 1.1 Mb]|.
A template for HR teams to develop a company policy for handling cancer in the workplace.
Download the cancer policy template [Word, 3.26 Mb|]
Guidelines developed alongside employers and people affected by cancer, designed to help organisations implement a buddying system in the workplace.
Download the buddying guidelines [Word, 97kb]|
Online courses for employees, employers and managers, HR and occupational health professionals and union representatives to help explore issues around work and cancer. Access the courses by registering with our Learn Zone.|
Personalise and print posters for your workplace at be.macmillan.org.uk| to highlight your support for people affected by 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 living with cancer.
For answers, support or just a chat, call the Macmillan Support Line free (Monday to Friday, 9am-8pm)
Show your support and host a Coffee Morning for Macmillan at your workplace.
A free work and cancer e-learning module for occupational health professionals is available on our Learn Zone| website.
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Our Cancer in the workplace videos aim to help employers, managers and people working in occupational health or human resources provide employees with support.
We can provide information and support for staff affected by cancer.
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© Macmillan Cancer Support 2013
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