Group Income Protection Cancer Pathway: Employer support

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Supporting your business and employees through cancer

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‘Cancer in the Workplace’ HR and line manager

Our ‘Cancer in the Workplace’ workshop has been developed with Maggie’s cancer charity and is designed to give HR and line managers the knowledge and understanding to help an employee following a cancer diagnosis.

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Online modules

Designed for those who can’t attend a workshop, our e-modules allow you to:

  • Pick and choose the sections you want to use
  • Access the information whenever you need it

The ‘on demand’ training and guidance also includes access to practical tools and videos.

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Line Manager support

Access line manager support via Help@hand – simply call the confidential, freephone helpline with your question. Register today to offer employee and line manager support via our award-winning app.

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Maggie’s cancer charity

Through our partnership with Maggie’s cancer charity, we can provide information and advice for HR professionals and line managers on cancer support.

Contact our rehab helpline on 0345 600 6765 (9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday) or email for further details on the support available through the Unum and Maggie’s partnership.

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Return to work support (when the time is right)

Our team of specialists can help you support your employee through their cancer experience. And, when the time is right, they can work with you and your employee to develop a personalised return to work plan.

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Wellbeing Hub

Our Wellbeing Hub includes useful links and support, including a dedicated area for wellbeing resources, including podcasts, articles and case studies. Plus access the Wellbeing Calendar for ongoing and relevant content throughout the year.

About Help@hand

Help@hand is provided to Unum Group customers by Square Health. It offers access to services designed to manage the health and wellbeing of employees and their families. Help@hand is entirely separate from any Unum insurance policy. Help@hand is not part of the insurance contract, is provided by Unum for no additional cost to its customers, and Unum can withdraw or change the service in the future. Help@hand is available to UK residents only.

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