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Research finds unwillingness among employers to provide staff cancer screening A new survey by Helm Godfrey has revealed one-in-five employers would not offer subsidised cancer screening to staff, despite the illness costing UK businesses more than £5bn each year. The study, which sent questionnaires to more than 100 organisations with between 100 – 10,000 employees, revealed more than 80% of them don’t currently offer the potentially life-saving service. And with three quarters having no formal policy for managing cancer in the workplace, Helm Godfrey believes the results demonstrate “a lack of willingness among companies...and a general level of unpreparedness for dealing with of the UK’s biggest killers.” Helm Godfrey is one the UK’s leading employee-benefits and wealth management consultancies and one of the very few also able to offer advisory services to both employers and their employees. Read on for more information….Read more »