Discussing menopause at work

Supporting the menopause at work is important for both employers and their staff. In this episode we will discuss how organisations can create a supportive and inclusive environment, and the considerations they should be aware of to help their staff with menopause at work.

We are joined by Haitham Hamoda, Clinical Lead for the menopause service at King's College Hospital and the immediate past Chair from the British Menopause Society, and Kate Nowicki, Director of Dispute Resolution at Acas.

We discuss:

·        How to handle menopause at work

·        Creating a supportive environment

·        Legal rights and considerations

Episode resources:

Advice and guidance on how to handle menopause at work: https://www.acas.org.uk/menopause-at-work

The British Menopause Society support and advice: https://thebms.org.uk

Simone Cheng’s blog on ‘Normalising the menopause’: https://www.acas.org.uk/normalising-the-menopause

Michelle Piertney’s blog on ‘Breaking the silence on the menopause’: https://www.acas.org.uk/breaking-the-silence-on-the-menopause

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