CIPD URGES EMPLOYERS TO OFFER MORE MENOPAUSE SUPPORT
Three out of five (59%) working women between the ages of 45 and 55 who are experiencing menopause symptoms say it has a negative impact on them at work, according to the CIPD.
It’s urging employers to break the workplace taboo on the topic and offer more support, ranging from having a desk fan to accessing flexible working.
The CIPD’s research surveyed 1,409 women with menopause symptoms. Of those affected negatively at work, 65% said they were less able to concentrate, 58% that they experienced more stress and 52% that they felt less patient with clients and colleagues.
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