Menopause

Labour promises 12 months of maternity pay

The Labour Party has pledged to increase statutory maternity pay from nine to 12 months as part of a raft...

Acas menopause guide encourages inclusive policies

18 Oct 2019

Acas has published new guidance to help employers support the estimated two million women who have difficulties at work due...

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Labour backs flexible working for menopausal employees

23 Sep 2019

The Labour Party has said it will ensure employers provide flexible working arrangements to women experiencing the menopause if it...

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Kent Police and Essex Police team members pick up their Health and Wellbeing award from Lloyds Bank's Michelle Blaney (second from right).

Personnel Today Awards 2019 shortlist: Health & Wellbeing Award

20 Sep 2019

The 2019 Personnel Today Awards take place on the 19 November at the Grosvenor House Hotel on London’s Park Lane....

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Menopause support will boost boardroom diversity

2 Jul 2019

The menopause is a long under-recognised factor why companies are losing experienced, talented women.

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CPD: The heat is on – managing thermal comfort and the menopause

5 Apr 2019

Menopausal symptoms can affect all older women and some aged below 45, and can pose challenges for individuals and employers...

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Three in five suffer at work due to menopause

27 Mar 2019

Three out of five working women between the ages of 45 and 55 believe their menopause symptoms are having a...

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How menopause policies can help to reduce employment tribunal risk

19 Oct 2018

If women’s menopause symptoms are not treated sensitively, employers can face increased risks of claims for sex and disability discrimination....

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Menopause at work: how employers can help staff manage “the change”

29 Apr 2015

It may be inevitable for all women, but the menopause is generally seen as a personal matter rather than an...

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Gender equality: Five issues you might have overlooked

29 Jan 2013

HR teams may have taken steps to deter sex discrimination in their organisation. However, there may be some less obvious...

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Working women experience menopause ‘stigma’

8 Mar 2011

New guidance has been published today advising employers how they can help women who feel criticised for taking menopause-related sick...

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Managing the menopause in the workplace

7 May 2010

Tact and information are key to helping women through 'the change'.

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Employers failing to address menopause in the workplace

1 May 2003

Women report criticism, ridicule and harassment by their managers

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