Two mugs on a green background with the words Takling Cancer.

Talking Cancer Podcast - Series 2, Episode 3: Coronavirus, work and cancer

Podcast
Published: 14 Oct 2021
Edition: 2
Two mugs on a green background with the words Takling Cancer.
In this episode, Emma B is joined by Macmillan’s Work & Cancer expert, Liz Egan. Tune in to hear more about your rights at work during the pandemic, which ‘reasonable adjustments’ you can ask your employer to make to allow you to continue working, the options available as the furlough scheme comes to an end, and guidance for anybody out there who might have been made redundant. Richard, who was diagnosed with kidney cancer in 2018, also shares his advice on the steps you can take if you’re working in the pandemic while living with cancer.

You can read a transcript of this episode here.

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Published: 14 Oct 2021
Edition: 2
In this episode, Emma B is joined by Macmillan’s Work & Cancer expert, Liz Egan. Tune in to hear more about your rights at work during the pandemic, which ‘reasonable adjustments’ you can ask your employer to make to allow you to continue working, the options available as the furlough scheme comes to an end, and guidance for anybody out there who might have been made redundant. Richard, who was diagnosed with kidney cancer in 2018, also shares his advice on the steps you can take if you’re working in the pandemic while living with cancer.

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