Half of line managers without cancer support training: Unum

Research reveals

Hemma Visavadia
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Half of line managers without cancer support training: Unum

Unum UK has warned that almost half (47%) of surveyed line managers have not received any training on how to help support employees with cancer in the workplace.

According to research conducted by the provider in May, 11% of respondents said they needed to find training methods themselves on how to support employees living and working with cancer. Furthermore, two-thirds (60%) of managers also stated that they "have or would" struggle to talk to employees about their cancer diagnosis and treatment, further highlighting the need for training. The top areas managers said they needed support on included supporting employee wellbein,; ensuring good ...

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