Work and cancer

If you are self-employed

Worries about money and work are very common for people affected by cancer. But they may seem especially tough if you are self-employed or run your own business.

Self-employment and cancer

If you’re self-employed, you may worry about work and money during cancer treatment. Support is available to help you cope.

Managing your finances

If you’re self-employed, you may worry about your finances. Support is available to help you.

Keeping your business going

If you decide to keep your business open, reorganise your tasks so you can cope with your workload.

Making decisions about work

If you are diagnosed with cancer and self-employed, you may have to make some decisions about your business.

Working during treatment

Cancer treatments can cause side effects or symptoms at work. There are ways to make things easier for you.