This guidance was produced by CancerBackup in association with CIPD, Carers UK, and Working with Cancer. It is for anyone who is working while also caring for adult partner, relative or friend with cancer. It aims to help carers cope with work issues they may face because of the impact of the caring role on their working life.

The guidance begins by setting out facts and information about cancer and about cancer care, and then goes on to address work-related issues, including:

  • information on employment rights
  • suggestions about flexible working
  • how to get support at work
  • tips on talking about cancer with your employer and colleagues.

It also includes a further information section covering useful organisations, publications, websites, and frequently asked questions.

Download the Guide below.

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