Let's talk about menopause

Menopausal symptoms affect 80-90% of women with 25% describing them as severe.1

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Did you know?

Women of menopausal age are the fastest-growing demographic in the UK workforce today.2

  • There are almost 15.5 million women working in the UK.3 And almost a third of them are aged 45 to 554
  • 45% say symptoms have negatively impacted their work5
  • 18% of women were looking to leave their job because of menopausal symptoms6
  • 47% of women who have taken time off did not feel they could tell their employer that menopause was the reason7


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How our health plans support women’s health


Our health plan supports employee health and wellbeing with a 24/7 video GP service24/7 advice and counselling helpline and enables employees to claim money back towards everyday health treatments.


We are regularly adding new content to our Women’s Health Hub, so your employees can find the help they need, quickly and easily, to support them through these life stages.

To find out more speak to your Intermediary or contact us

Watch our panel discussion about supporting women during menopause

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Menopause in the workplace women's health webinar

Providing a wealth of information about how menopause can affect women across the world, this webinar can help businesses take the necessary steps to support their employees’ wellbeing and mental health during a difficult period of their lives.

Watch our panel discussion with experts including Baz Moffat, former GB rower and founder of The Well HQ and Debra Clark, Head of Consulting at Towergate Health and Protection, on the topic of how you can improve your provisions for menopausal employees. 

Watch the full video by submitting your details

Download our women's health guide for more useful tips

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A note from us: where we refer to women, we recognise that many of the topics apply to those assigned female at birth, identify as female, exhibit female biological and/or physiological traits, or are interested in female health and wellbeing.


1. People Management – Vodaphone research May 2021 - supporting returners into the workplace in 2021 and beyond

2. Government Equalities Office report October 2019 – Employment pathways and occupational change after childbirth

3. Office for National Statistics Full time, part time and temporary workers February 2022

4. Office for National Statistics female employment rate (aged 16-64, seasonally adjusted)

5. CIPD report March 2019 - The Menopause at Work

6. British Menopause Society (BMS) October 2021

7. BMS factsheet September 2020