Managing the effects of the menopause at work is important for both employers and their staff.
For those experiencing symptoms it can be a difficult and stressful time. Everyone will experience the menopause differently and for some, symptoms can be quite severe and can affect people both physically and mentally. Acas advice includes:
Develop a menopause policy that explains how the menopause can affect people differently and what support is available;
Provide awareness training for managers including how to deal with the subject sensitively and fairly; and
Consider making practical changes at work to help staff manage their symptoms such as the availability of cold drinking water and temperature control.
You can also access their latest podcast:
Inclusive workplaces, supporting women through menopause
Acas training: The menopause and the workplace training looks at the symptoms and misconceptions surrounding the menopause, as well as the legal position and support available for both employees and employers.
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Upcoming digital conference Living and working with the menopause still has places available. The event is hosted on 5 October.
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