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About Gemma Dale

Gemma Dale is an experienced HR Director. Gemma is a Fellow of the CIPD, and a regular speaker and writer on a variety of HR topics including employee engagement and social media.

Gemma is an award winning blogger over at as well as writing for a number of HR and recruitment websites. Gemma is the co-author of the ‘Putting Social Media to Work’ book series, and the e-book ‘Human Resources, A Practical Guide’, both co-written with Tim Scott. A qualified Personal Trainer, Gemma also writes a fitness blog and has published a book on weight loss.

Gemma has held a variety of HR roles including leading teams in employee relations, resourcing, service delivery, internal communications and business partnering. Many of her roles have involved transforming HR teams and developing effective HR solutions and policy. Gemma has an MA in Employment Law and Industrial Relations from Keele University and is also a mediator and coach. She now runs The Work Consultancy, focusing on bringing together people, work and technology.

You can find her on twitter as @HR_Gem.

Menopause in the workplace – supporting your people

Menopause in the workplace is a subject that has of late received increasing attention. Employers of all sizes are starting to realise that this is a significant issue for many of the people that work for them. Earlier this year the CIPD produced detailed guidance to help organisations and people professionals address the challenges of menopause in the workplace.

Article by 15 May 2019