One in four employers 'not affected' by menopause issues

Absence and sickness were the leading menopause-related impacts

John Brazier
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One in four employers 'not affected' by menopause issues

The extent to which employers view and understand how the menopause affects both businesses and employees has been illustrated by B2B digital health and wellness platform, Peppy.

A survey of over 500 HR decision makers found that around one quarter (26%) of employers did not believe their business was affected by any employee menopause-related health condition or have any employees who have gone through the menopause. Around two thirds (32%) of respondents indicated that absences and sickness are the workplace menopause issues which have most affected their organisation. This was followed by increased requests for flexible working (25%), an impact on productivit...

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