6 Tips For Coping With Menopausal Symptoms In The Workplace

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This week, menopause at work has been in the headlines with experts saying employers need to do more to “normalise conversations” about the menopause in the workplace. The comments came after a BBC survey found 70% of respondents did not tell their bosses they were experiencing symptoms. Some firms have brought in menopause-specific policies but experts said for many it was still a taboo subject. There’s no denying that menopause is tough, and for many women at midlife, they have to handle their difficult symptoms while working a full-time job. With this in mind, this week’s ‘Weekly Wisdom’ is about how to cope with menopausal symptoms in the workplace. In my Real Cost of Menopause survey, I found that 84% of the women interviewed, equal to about 8 million working women in the UK, believe their productivity at work was reduced because of menopause. Meanwhile, 75% feel that their productivity … Read More