Employee Assistance Programme

(Unum LifeWorks)

Providing comprehensive, 24/7 support for employees. Unum LifeWorks is designed to give information and practical advice on issues such as work, family, relationships, money and health.

The service is provided by LifeWorks and is available via the web, Freephone and mobile app.

Unum LifeWorks can also provide up to 4 sessions of face to face counselling for your employee.

Call: 0800 048 2702
Visit: unumuk.lifeworks.com
App: iOS or Android


‘Return to work’ support

(when the time is right)

When the time is right our team of specialists can help develop a return to work plan which is tailored to the person’s needs.

We’ll stay in touch throughout and will monitor to make sure that the plan is working for you and your employee.

Maggie’s cancer charity

Unum’s partnership with Maggie’s cancer charity offers free practical, emotional and social support, and is available to people with cancer as well as their family and friends.

Visit the Maggie’s website to find the nearest Maggie’s Centre or to access their services online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Cancer Hub

(employer toolkit)

Our cancer hub and employer toolkit includes:

  • Answers to frequently asked questions
  • Downloads on addressing concerns before, during and after a return to work
  • Guidance on putting together a graduated return to work plan
Access to the Lifeworks App and the service is facilitated at no cost by Unum. Unum is not the provider of the service, but retains the right to withdraw or change the service at any time.