Millions of women suffering from lack of menopause support: Benenden Health

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John Brazier
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Millions of women suffering from lack of menopause support: Benenden Health

New research from Benenden Health shows the extent to which working women are negatively impacted by an employer’s approach to the menopause.

According to its survey of 2,000 employees and 500 business owners, only one in five (19%) of employees are aware of "any kind of awareness or available support" at work for those work for when they suffer menopause-related ill health. Despite 95% of employers recognising that an employee had experienced ill health due to the menopause, around one quarter (23%) of women who have experienced menopause ill health have left jobs, one in five (18%) were not given a pay rise or promotion and over one...

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