Recognising & Supporting Menopause in the Workplace ConferenceDanubius Hotel Regents Park , 18 Lodge Road, St. John's Wood, London NW8 7JT
With over 3.5 women in the UK workforce who are over 50, this is a taboo that has been ignored for too long.
Registration fee: £395 plus VAT per delegate
Symptoms can be debilitating and 50% of those women have reported difficulties on their performance due to the onset of menopause.
Tackling the issue positions your organisation as an employer of choice; many women returning to the workplace and the effect of Brexit means this is a demographic that must be taken seriously.
The issue often affects women at the peak of their career.
Designing and implementing a practical and workable support policy will also minimise the risk of costly disciplinary cases.
Part of a long-established BFI portfolio of workplace occupational health training.
Please note: The agenda for this year's annual event is still being researched. Please check back shortly for the full agenda and confirmed speakers. If you have a topic to suggest or might like to speak at, ensorse, or sponsor the event, please see how to get involved here.
Which functions will benefit from attending
- HR , Diversity & Inclusion, Recruitment & Resourcing, Policy & Strategy , Operations, Line Management, Legal, Talent, Training & Development, HR, Equality, diversion and inclusion, Training, Policy, Organisational Development, Employer Branding, Engagement, Employee Relations, People Development, Learning and Development, Improvement and Quality
Coffee and registration
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: FINDINGS OF RECENT STUDY OF MENOPAUSE CHALLENGES IN THE WORKPLACE
- Understanding and meeting your legal requirements to support menopausal staff
- Writing and implementing a menopause-specific policy
- What should be included?
- How do you ensure it’s implemented and understood company-wide?
- Case histories and lessons learned
- A blueprint
Morning coffee and networking
TAKING THE HOLISTIC APPROACH
- Conducting effective risk assessments
- Potential changes to physical and psycho-social work environments: what really works?
- Providing information and support – what are the optimum channels?
- Training line managers
- Extending support to colleagues and family members
Lunch and networking
CASE STUDY: WEST MIDLANDS POLICE
- Why is the issue relevant and key to our organisation?
- Understanding the issues and communicating them internally and externally
- Practical workplace solutions: what to implement and why
Afternoon tea and networking
CASE STUDY: ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES
CASE STUDY: LESSONS FROM THE CITY
- Starting the conversation with colleagues who have no experience of the issue
- Raising awareness without ranting!
- Practical measures: what works and why?