Changing the conversation about work and cancer

Working while caring for someone with cancer: the issues carers face and how employers can help

How often have we in HR stated in our visions, missions, strategies and policies that ‘our people are our greatest asset’ and /or that we aim to be an ‘employer of choice’? But what does this mean in practice – when our employees have to cope with life’s misfortunes and emergencies? What can you do as an employer to help? Here are three things you can do.

Written for Macmillan Cancer Support , June 2014

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