Breaking down the barriers
People with cancer face complex barriers to returning to work, despite an employer's efforts to support them. Both sides experience an unintentional communication breakdown resulting in a loss for individuals, businesses and for society as a whole.
Maggie's and Unum are working together to help both the employer and the employee understand the challenges they face because of cancer in the workplace.
Cancer in the workplace
Following research by Oxford Economics about the contribution and needs of people living with cancer in the workforce, Maggie's and Unum are providing support to both people with cancer and employers to begin breaking down barriers, starting with a series of lectures for HR professionals.
The lectures will cover:
- Understanding the emotional, physical and psychological needs of employees with cancer.
- Approaching these situations with knowledge, empathy and understanding by providing you with insights and management strategies.
- Creating the right framework to manage employees with cancer.
Maggie's and Unum would like to invite HR professionals to attend our workshop series. Please email Aoife or call 020 7386 3516 if you would like to attend.
Cancer in the Workplace workshops
If you are interested in attending any of the workshops below, please email Aoife email@example.com for more information or to reserve your place.
Webinar, Thursday 27 February, 2.30pm – 4pm
Maggie’s London, Thursday 20 March 9am-11am, arrive for 8.30am
Maggie’s Newcastle, Wednesday 30 April, 9am-11am, arrive for 8.30am
Maggie’s Edinburgh, Wednesday 28 May, 9am-11am, arrive for 8.30am
Maggie’s Swansea, Tuesday 24 June, 9am-11am, arrive for 8.30am
Maggie’s Nottingham, Wednesday 23 July, 9am-11am, arrive for 8.30am
Maggie’s Aberdeen, Thursday 25 September, 9am-11am, arrive for 8.30am
Maggie’s Oxford, TBC October, 4.30pm – 6.30pm, arrive for 4pm
Maggie’s Liverpool, TBC November, 9am-11am, arrive for 8.30am