Despite the compelling case for being a menopause friendly employer, the continued squeeze on business budgets has left some organisations asking themselves if they can afford to make the necessary changes to be menopause friendly. In fact, they should be asking themselves if they can afford NOT to be menopause friendly.
Article by 4 July 2023
If you have any questions relating to your workplace policies in relation to menopause you can contact the Banner Jones Employment Law team via the website here: https://www.bannerjones.co.uk/your-business/services/employment-law
Article by 28 February 2022
According to research we recently carried out, 32% of employers said that absence and sickness are the workplace menopause issues which have most affected their organisation, 23% reported productivity was impacted and requests for flexible working increased by 25% due to staff struggling with the menopause.
Article by 17 February 2022
HM Courts and Tribunal Service figures show a steady increase: 10 menopause-related employment tribunals in first six months of 2021 compared with 5 in 2018. Law firm Linklaters predicts 20 cases will go to tribunal in this coming year based on initial claims.
Article by 4 February 2022
If a colleague started talking to you about menopause, how would it make you feel? For many people, it’s probably ... View Article
Article by 27 August 2020
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