October is Menopause Awareness month and 18th October marks World Menopause Day. Menopausal women are the fastest growing demographic in the workplace, and are at significantly higher risk of leaving their job due to the impact symptoms may have on their work.
This is why it’s essential for employers to ensure they have the right services in place to support employees who may experience symptoms of the menopause or who may work or manage someone who does
17 October: Menopause webinar to support menopause in the workplace
To raise awareness of the impact of menopause, we’ve teamed up with menopause specialist Dr Rebecca Lewis MBBS Clinical Director of Newson Health Menopause and Wellbeing Centre and Director of balance app. Rebecca will host the menopause webinar, discussing menopause symptoms, common myths and how to approach menopause in the workplace.
Register for your free place here. Can’t make the date or time? Register, and you’ll be sent the recording by email.
Survey results from a study by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development show 45% of women over the age of 45 feel menopausal symptoms have a negative impact on their work and 47% of women who need to take a day off work due to menopause symptoms don’t tell their employer the real reason for their absence.
Interested in benefiting from menopause support services?
All our clients benefit from:
- Information and advice for those who are directly impacted by menopause including confidential 24/7 access to counselling and GP services.
- Advice for managers to help create a supportive, flexible, and comfortable work environment including webinars and a free accredited training course.
- Support for family, friends, and co-workers with signposting to recommended local and national services and support groups.
If you are a current Growth Partners client, your employees can access menopause support services on their My SMART-e app. If you have any questions regarding the service, please contact your engagement manager. You can email Daniel.email@example.com or call 0116 340 3116