May 30, 2022
Menopause is a really hot topic (no pun intended!) right now. In the UK particularly there has been a lot of discussion - and fear - created by the recent Channel 4 documentary ‘Sex, Mind and the Menopause’ with Davina McCall. A survey by the British Menopause Society has revealed that over 20% of the working women surveyed reported that the menopause had affected their confidence at work. In the same survey, around half the women reported that the menopause had had an impact on their home life and just over a third said it had affected their social life.
So it’s great to see a growing focus on raising awareness of the impact of women in the workplace, and how best to support women going through this sensitive time.
In addition, it’s also key to upskill managers in this area because Menopause is covered under the Equality Act 2010, and can be on the grounds of sex, age or disability discrimination.
Therefore we are seeing more organisations putting in place policies about menopause, but is it enough to suggest giving women control over the air conditioning unit in the office?
Whether you are a women or an organisational leader, tune into this brilliant interview with Tania Elfersy, Menopause expert, to discover;
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