EXCLUSIVE: Natwest Group introduces menopause support

EXCLUSIVE: Natwest Group introduces wellbeing initiatives to support 64,000 employeesEXCLUSIVE: Natwest Group has launched menopause support for its employees and their partners in the UK, Jersey, Guernsey, Isle of Man and Republic of Ireland as of this week.

The banking group has more than 39,000 employees, including around 6,400 women between the ages of 45 and 55, working in the UK and Ireland, who will now be able to access health app Peppy.

Employees will have access to support from specialist menopause practitioners, including consultations, one-to-one and group chats, and access to articles, video and audio content, events and webinars.

The app also includes impartial help in understanding the menopause and managing symptoms through treatment and lifestyle, covering wider health and wellbeing, nutrition, fitness and mental health.

According to Natwest, which has plans to launch the service globally, this is part of its commitment to championing the potential of all employees, empowering them through every life stage, and offering the support they need to reach their goals.

Sharon Midwinter, benefits and wellbeing lead at Natwest Group, said: “Offering access to specialist menopause support to our colleagues at this important life stage is going to make a real and tangible difference to them. This support is perfectly aligned with our approach to give our workforce the most relevant and appropriate support that they need.”