Lauren Mawson: Why menopause should be on advice firms' agendas

5 million women of ‘menopausal age’ in the workplace

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Lauren Mawson: "With more than 50% of the population affected by menopause and about 5 million women of ‘menopausal age' in the workplace, it's vital that businesses start talking about what has traditionally been considered a ‘taboo' subject."
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Lauren Mawson: "With more than 50% of the population affected by menopause and about 5 million women of ‘menopausal age' in the workplace, it's vital that businesses start talking about what has traditionally been considered a ‘taboo' subject."

Lauren Mawson looks at menopause in the workplace and outlines how advice businesses can ensure female employees remain in the workplace with the right support at the right time

A recent survey published on World Menopause Day by Benenden Health revealed the shocking statistic that almost a quarter of women are leaving their jobs because of the menopause. However, this is, unfortunately,...

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