Menopause Awareness for HR and Line Managers (8 March)


This 3-hour webinar about menopause will look at how HR and line managers can support employees in the workplace.

It will help to define the difference between perimenopause, menopause and post-menopause, including what the symptoms are, as well as discuss the myths, facts and impact of menopause on women’s lives and careers.

It will also cover:


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The legal position:

  • Laws that exist to support menopausal women in the workplace
  • Brief review on the Government Report, detailing the importance of taking menopause in the workplace seriously
  • Key statistics
  • Confidentiality
  • How women experiencing menopause can be supported through risk assessment and reasonable adjustments


What this means for Line Managers and HR professionals:

  • Understanding what the obligations are as a line manager or HR department
  • Mitigating the risk of conflict and difficulties
    Working with HR professionals to ensure the policies are correct
  • How can managers and colleagues offer support including reasonable adjustments
  • The benefits of becoming a menopause friendly workplace

What support you will need, and how you can support your employees:

  • Signposting
  • Menopause workplace pledge
  • Menopause Wellbeing Champions
  • What support and guidance for women wishing to seek assistance for menopause symptoms at work
  • Asking for help: tips for employees
  • Asking for help: what to expect from managers
  • How to have a good conversation about menopause
  • How can managers and colleagues offer support including reasonable adjustments
  • How can menopausal staff offer support and understanding to their employer?
  • Appropriate and inclusive language
  • Advice on how to create a safe space
  • Wellbeing elements of menopause – briefly cover nutrition and exercise


Friday 8 March, 9:30am – 12:30pm


Members: £90 + VAT
Non-Members: £105 + VAT

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About the Trainer

Sue Crabtree is a registered Nutritional Therapist (BANT, CNHC) based in West Sussex. Her time is currently divided between her private clients, lecturing at the College of Naturopathic Medicine and running Workplace Health Workshops for managers and their employees.

Sue specialises in corporate wellbeing: focusing on the health of staff, andropause, menopause and mental health in the workplace. Through educating both managers and staff in these areas has helped improve working relations, reduce absenteeism and increase productivity.

Sue worked alongside Public Health West Sussex for several years where she was part of the Tier 2 and Tier 3 intervention program for bariatric clients.

She has written several articles for Runners World and Style magazine and delivered nutrition workshops and seminars to various organisations, businesses, charities and schools.

Sue also runs talks on pre-diabetes on behalf of Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). She has a strong interest in the topic of nutrition and applies research skills to continuously develop her knowledge base.

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