News | Can Menopause be a disability?

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Can menopausal symptoms amount to a disability? In order for a worker to be considered disabled under the Equality Act, the worker must suffer from a long term (i.e. 12 months or more) physical or mental impairment. This must have a substantial (i.e. more than trivial) effect on their ability to carry out day-to-day activities. […]

Supporting employees with the menopause

It may be an accepted part of life that women go through the menopause, but it is certainly less accepted that female employees may need support in the workplace when coping with menopausal symptoms. It’s 2018, but we have not yet reached a position whereby we are openly talking about issues that affect employees’ physical […]