XpertHR launches menopause policy

'Talking openly about the issue is crucial'

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Policy highlights common symptoms, sets out potential workplace adjustments and suggests internal support measures

To help companies better support their female employees, XpertHR has produced a menopause policy for organisations looking to assist employees experiencing the menopause. The policy wording is accompanied by guidance on relevant legislation and case law. There are around 4.4 million women, aged 50-64, in work, up from 3.3 million just 10 years ago. For most women, the menopause occurs between the ages of 45 and 55, and lasts between four and eight years. Symptoms are varied, but include hot flushes, an inability to sleep, reduced concentration and depression. A survey of women over th...

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