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We are Macmillan. Cancer Support
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.
Register 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.
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|.
Cancer is legally defined as a disability under the Equality Act 2010. We can help you understand what your legal responsibilities are.
Find out more about legislation relating to work and cancer|.
These videos are 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 online| or order the DVD|.
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]|.
A template for HR teams to develop a company policy for supporting staff who are caring for someone with a long-term condition. Download the carers' policy template [Word doc]|.
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]|.
Download these tips for line managers [PDF]| designed to guide you and support your employee through the cancer journey, from diagnosis through treatment and living with cancer.
Get expert advice| about how to fulfil your responsibilities as an employer, and how you can best support employees with cancer.
Personalise and print posters for your workplace at be.macmillan.org.uk| to highlight your support for people affected by cancer.
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.
Online courses for line managers, union representatives and Occupational Health to help explore issues around work and cancer. Access the courses by registering with our Learn Zone.|
For answers, support or just a chat, call the Macmillan Support Line free (Monday to Friday, 9am-8pm).
A free work and cancer e-learning module for occupational health professionals is available on our Learn Zone| website.
We can provide information and support for staff affected by cancer.
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