The overall objective of I-KNOW-HOW is to facilitate people who receive a diagnosis of cancer to remain in, or return to work by co-creating and piloting new services for employers, employees, medical professionals and job coaches.

By means of these innovative services, we intend to increase the percentage of people with cancer who remain in, or return to work by 15%, and we will shorten the period that the employee is absent from work given the right adaptions by the employer, and with support from a job coach and their medical team.

For the 2seas area, this means that 4,889 extra people with cancer will remain in or return to work. These return-to-work programmes will reduce the costs for both employers and government substantially.