Training and support for employers

Sign up to Macmillan at Work to receive a free toolkit and access to expert training, resources and advice to help you support staff affected by cancer.

About Macmillan at Work

If you are an employer, you're likely to face managing employees affected by cancer in the workplace. Managers and colleagues might need supporting too. Whatever your needs, we’ve got an option for you. Sign up today >

Macmillan at Work provides:

  • Expert training
  • Consultancy
  • Information and support
  • Resources, including our e-newsletter and free work and cancer toolkit.

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Expert training

By joining Macmillan at Work, you'll have the opportunity to book our specialist work and cancer training sessions for your line managers and HR professionals.

Find out what we offer:

Managing cancer in your workplace: open workshop

*Next sessions:  London, 11 October 2016*

We deliver the workshop to your employees as an open workshop at locations UK-wide.

Designed for HR professionals and/or line managers, this interactive workshop provides training in:

  • Cancer treatment, its side effects and the impact on a person’s work.
  • The Equality Act and the
  • Disability Discrimination Act.
  • Talking about cancer.
  • Supporting carers’ needs.
  • Making workplace adjustments.
  • Managing bereavement and end of life.

This session includes real-life case studies and provides you with an organisation action plan.

Details

  • £170 per person private sector
  • £140 per person public and third sector
  • Half-day (includes lunch and networking)

Upcoming sessions

  • London: 9 June and 11 October 2016

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Managing cancer in your workplace: in-house workshop

We can deliver the workshop to your employees in-house or at a location of your choice.

Designed for HR professionals and/or line managers, this interactive workshop provides training in:

  • Cancer treatment, its side effects and the impact on a person’s work.
  • The Equality Act and the
  • Disability Discrimination Act.
  • Talking about cancer.
  • Supporting carers’ needs.
  • Making workplace adjustments.
  • Managing bereavement and end of life.

This session includes real-life case studies and provides you with an organisation action plan.

Details

  • £970 per session private sector
  • £820 per session public and third sector
  • Three hours
  • Location of your choice

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It was absolutely fantastic, very interesting and very well worth attending.

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Train the trainer

We can provide you with the materials and skills to establish a sustainable training model for your large workforce. We will train up groups of staff to upskill line managers to better support staff affected by cancer.

Email us or call 020 7840 4725 to find out more.

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Bespoke sessions

To develop a bespoke programme, e.g. shorter sessions or a workshop with specialist content, get in touch for a quote that’s specifically in line with your requirements.

Email us or call 020 7840 4725 to find out more.

From start to finish the team at Macmillan were extremely helpful.

Lindsey, HR Officer, Protomed

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Taster session

We can also offer an introductory session on work and cancer delivered by one of our volunteers. This session is designed for HR professionals and/or line managers.

Details

  • No charge
  • One hour
  • Limited to one per organisation
  • Location of your choice

Contact us

Email us or call 020 7840 4725 to book your free taster session and find out more.

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Consultancy support

This bespoke service can enable your organisation to develop best practice provision to support staff affected by cancer. This may include reviewing long-term sickness, bereavement and carers policies or advising on the support needs of your staff.

Email us or call 020 7840 4725 to find out more.

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Not sure which training could help your workplace?
Email us or call 020 7840 4725 to discuss your needs.

E-newsletters

Macmillan at Work members will receive a quarterly e-newsletter with updates and advice about how to support employees affected by cancer. Recent topics have included reasonable adjustments and support for carers.