It’s the time of year when we focus on the menopause. In truth, we should focus on it every day of the year. 8/10 menopausal women are in work, and we have a responsibility to provide the support they need. 10% of women leave work because of the menopause – before they’re financially, emotionally, or mentally ready. You can prevent the loss of talented women in your business by providing the proper support. Read on to discover how.
The International Menopause Society (IMS) works tirelessly to raise awareness of the menopause, the debilitating impact it can have on women, and why we need to talk about it. Like many ‘women’s issues’, it’s long been something not openly discussed, especially in the workplace.
It’s easy to see how it happened – especially in the UK.
The workplace was once a predominantly male arena. We’re a nation that took pride in having a ‘stiff upper lip’, and certain things ‘just weren’t talked about’…
In this blog, we take a look at: the menopause isn’t a lifestyle choice, empowering women to stay in the jobs they love, introducing dedicated menopause counsellors, and let’s not forget about men.