Helping employers support staff following a cancer diagnosis

Recently I read a great article in The Conversation by Stephen Bevan (https://theconversation.com/cancer-survival-is-on-the-rise-but-return-to-work-rates-are-not-keeping-up-108551) highlighting that cancer treatment and care have been revolutionized over the last few years and increasingly people are living longer post diagnosis. However, as he points out in this article, how do

HOW TO BE A BETTER BOSS – BY JULIE DENNING

Consider your staff’s mental health and wellbeing. We know that being responsible for a team (small or large) can be hard at times. Regardless of your profession, there will always be a pressure to deliver against constraints like budget and time which can be stressful for

CUTTING THROUGH THE NOISE: HOW TO BEST SUPPORT EMPLOYEES WITH CANCER

We were recently asked to contribute to an article by Colin Hawes of Generali who was writing for HR Grapevine. As Colin says, “It’s generally a given that employers should do all they can to support employees diagnosed with cancer. The reality, however, is that support

Cancer survivors say life after illness is tougher than treatment

Only one in ten patients said they felt positive and ready to move on when they left hospital, a survey said According to Breast Cancer Care more than a quarter of patients surveyed (26%) said dealing with chemotherapy or radiotherapy was not as hard as coping

Cancer Work Support Service – an award winning service

We were delighted that our work was recognised last year, when we won an award, in partnership with Swiss Re, for our Cancer Work Support Service.  Together, with Swiss Re, we  developed this innovative service to assist people through their cancer journey and back to wellbeing and work. Read more from

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