Help your workforce wellbeing by preparing your organisation for menopause.
Menopause is not a taboo word and people have no need to feel embarrassed talking about it.
Menopause is indeed everyone’s business!
Menopause is a significant life stage that can have a significant impact on women's physical and emotional well-being, including their ability to perform in the workplace. With millions of women in the UK workforce falling within the perimenopausal or post-menopausal age range, it's crucial for businesses to understand and address the challenges and needs of these employees.
Having up-to-date knowledge about menopause and considering recent legislation, such as the Equality Act 2010, can help businesses create a supportive environment for all staff, including those going through menopause. Implementing a menopause policy that addresses issues such as flexible working arrangements, accommodations for symptoms, and support for mental health can have a positive impact on staff retention and job satisfaction.
Investing in menopause support can also lead to a positive return on investment (ROI) for businesses. By retaining experienced and skilled female employees, businesses can avoid the costs associated with turnover and recruitment, and maintain a stable and productive workforce. Moreover, having a menopause policy in place demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion, which can enhance a company's reputation and position as an employer of choice.
Recognizing the impact of menopause on the workforce and proactively addressing it can contribute to a supportive and inclusive workplace culture, where all employees feel valued and supported in their health and well-being. It's an investment in the long-term success and sustainability of the business, as well as the overall health and happiness of employees.
We provide education and support, so your workplace has an appropriate toolkit to support women and their colleagues in the workplace.
Many women may feel unable to perform at their best at work, which can have a significant impact on their productivity and overall wellbeing. By providing menopause education and support in the workplace, you can help your employees better understand what is happening to their bodies and provide them with the tools and resources they need to manage their symptoms.
Some ways that you can support menopause in the workplace include:
Developing a menopause policy that outlines your commitment to supporting menopausal employees.
Providing menopause awareness and support training to all employees, not just women.
Offering flexible working arrangements to help women manage their symptoms.
Providing access to occupational health services and employee assistance programmes that offer menopause support.
Ensuring that line managers are trained to recognise and support menopausal employees.
Providing access to resources such as leaflets, posters, and online information to help women better understand menopause and its impact on their health and wellbeing.
By taking a proactive approach to menopause in the workplace, you can help to create a more inclusive and supportive environment for all employees.
How we can help
menopause awareness workshops
This is a great workshop to get your staff gaining an understanding of menopause, the symptoms, treatment options the importance of lifestyle factors.
Goody bags are provided.
or champion training workshops
We provide training for anyone in a leadership or management role.
We also train menopause champions.
Both are half day workshops.
They gain knowledge and skills to support their workforce during peri & post menopause.
We can deliver talks on any scale to help your team understand how the menopause can affect colleagues or customers.