Work and cancer

If you're supporting a loved one

If you're finding it difficult to juggle work and support your loved one, you're not alone. You have rights at work and there are laws in place to support you. We can guide you through.

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    Talking about your caring responsibilities at work

    You don’t have to tell your employer about your caring responsibilities, but if you do, it can help them support you.

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    Your rights at work

    It's important to be aware of your legal rights in the workplace. Your human resources department may be able to help you.

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    Making decisions about work

    If you’re a carer you may want to stop working temporarily or completely. It’s important to consider the implications of your decision.

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    Working if you are a young carer

    If you are a young person looking after someone with cancer, your work life may be affected.