Posted by Rebecca McCollum, Senior Associate
A menopause policy: a positive first step
According to ACAS, around two million women over the age of 50 have difficulties at work as a result of their menopause symptoms. Menopause can affect all of us indirectly at work, as colleagues or line managers, but it still remains a taboo subject, rarely discussed or even acknowledged in the workplace. There is also very little obvious support or protection available for women experiencing the sometimes debilitating symptoms of the menopause at work.