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Delivered digitally via Zoom  
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09:30 - 12:30
£125.00 per person
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Menopause and the workplace

Understanding the legal responsibilities of employers and exploring ways to support employees and raise awareness of menopause in the workplace

According to NHS Employers, 3.5 million of Britain’s female employees are aged 50 or over and are likely to be approaching or experiencing the menopause. A recent survey conducted by BUPA and the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD) found that three in five menopausal women were negatively affected at work.

The menopause is therefore a key workplace issue that all managers need to have a greater understanding of. Not providing employees with the necessary support and reasonable adjustments at work can have serious implications.

Organisations where employees can talk openly about the menopause and feel supported are more likely to attract and retain a diverse and inclusive workforce. They can also benefit from reduced absence levels and improved employee retention. 

This event will cover the symptoms and misconceptions of the menopause, as well as employer responsibilities and the support mechanisms available for employees.

Who is this best suited to?

Delegates from all sectors of work, including: 

  • line managers, supervisors and team leaders
  • HR professionals
  • business owners
  • Trade Union/employee representatives
  • individuals who wish to further their professional development

What will I learn from this training?

  • Menopause awareness - symptoms and misconceptions
  • Legal considerations - discrimination, reasonable adjustments and sickness absence 
  • Talent retention and employee engagement 
  • Developing support networks and organisational awareness 
  • Action planning including developing a menopause policy

Key course information

  • Delivered digitally via Zoom
  • Half-day session
  • Delegates will receive an electronic certificate of attendance

Run this training for your organisation

This course can also be provided in-house. We can also tailor the programme to suit your precise organisation needs. To speak to our customer services team about your requirements call 0300 123 1150 or complete our online enquiry form.

Does your organisation need more than training?

Our specialists can diagnose issues in your workplace and tailor practical solutions to address the challenges faced by you and your staff. To find out more, contact our Customer Services Team on 0300 123 1150 or complete our online enquiry form.

We also offer free e-learning on a wide range of employment relations topics. It's a great way to develop, enhance and refresh knowledge, providing an opportunity to work through theory, explore case studies and answer interactive questions.