Employers must offer menopausal support or face legal action, new guidance says

New guidance from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (ECHR) on how menopausal women should be treated in the workplace, could see legal action taken against employers if they do not take appropriate steps of workplace support. Read More

‘I had no other choice but to wear it’: Michelle Stephens on ill-fitting PPE

Michelle Stephens has worked 30 years in health and safety, primarily in rail, yet unsuitable PPE continues to be an issue. Here she shares her experiences. Read More

Workplace menopause support could already be there, suggest GRiD

Employers probably have more menopause support than they realise, writes Katharine Moxham at GRiD. Read More

Employers being impacted as menopause is often misdiagnosed as depression

Employers are being impacted by a common misdiagnosis of psychological menopause symptoms, experts have said. Read More

Five ways to foster gender equity in the workplace

Lucy Dixon at CHAS Fairness, Inclusion & Respect assessment, outlines five steps businesses can take to foster gender equity in the workplace. Read More

Government announces HRT cost cut for menopause support

The Department of Health and Social Care announced today that 'around 400,000' women in England will have access to cheaper Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) for menopause support. Read More

No menopause leave is a missed opportunity – ministers have said

The failure to allow women menopause leave and make menopause a protected characteristic is a missed opportunity, according to those calling for change. Read More

Amazon Alexa, Boots, Channel 4, Co-op: Inaugural menopause awards showcase the brands making a difference

The awards aim to celebrate brands leading change for the menopausal consumers and staff alike, and were launched by GenM. Read More

One in five employers only communicate their menopause support on a quarterly or less frequent basis, says Peppy

Of the employers who offer menopause support, one in five (18%) only communicate on the subject on a quarterly or less frequent basis, according to new research from Peppy. Read More

NatWest Group launches menopause support app to employees

NatWest Group has launched menopause support via health app Peppy to their employees, and their partners, in the UK, Jersey, Guernsey, Isle of Man and Republic of Ireland. Read More

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