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Menopause

A decade too late? The hidden costs of menopause

It’s no secret that not offering menopause support carries a high price tag for businesses. But our latest research shows that the potential costs of menopause to the UK economy could be even greater than we’d originally thought. The UK Parliament’s ‘Menopause and the workplace’ report cites 14 million working...

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How to help new parents return to work after parental leave

Navigating the transition back to work after parental leave is a journey filled with excitement, anxiety and a host of unexpected challenges. The real experience of returning to work is often more complex than policies and guidelines can capture. Here's an in-depth look at the unspoken realities and how employers...

Fertility

The long road to PCOS diagnosis

Over 1 million people in the UK are living with undiagnosed polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). But is this just another period problem for women to learn to live with, or is the long and complex road to diagnosis something employers should be doing something about? 

Men's Health

Men matter: Addressing the impact of male fertility on business

From our school days, we're taught about the 'birds and the bees' with an unmistakable emphasis on female fertility, when in fact male-factor infertility makes up around 50% of all cases. In our modern age, it's astounding how this outdated narrative continues to dominate not just societal discourse, but also...

Fertility

Miscarriage in the workplace – the do’s and don’ts

Experiencing a miscarriage is massively traumatic, both physically and emotionally, with long-term feelings of grief and loss. Whether you’re a close friend, family member, colleague or line manager, this is a difficult issue to tackle. But it needs to be tackled – with sensitivity.

Menopause

Why Businesses Can’t Afford NOT to Support Menopause

Around the world, menopause and other underserved areas of health are costing businesses billions. These are the neglected areas of health that lack attention, support, and investment, despite being common issues.  Underserved areas of health include:  Menopause  Men’s health, including low testosterone, or prostate cancer  Women’s health, such as conditions...

Men's Health

Men’s wellbeing is taking a hit. Here’s what employers can do.

Why are we discussing men’s health today? It’s simple. We talk about it because it matters, not just to the individuals who are directly affected, but also to families, communities, and yes, your businesses. Men are dying at a higher rate than women from the top 10 causes of death....

Men's Health

Lessons learnt from Unzipped 2023: Men’s Health Exposed

An Inclusive, Healthy Workplace Starts with You! During Unzipped 2023: Men’s Health Exposed we asked our attendees what their thoughts were about men’s health in the workplace and what support they have in place. We’re excited to share with you key insights from our discussions around supporting men’s health in...

Men's Health

Why employers are taking action to tackle low testosterone

Across the country, low testosterone levels are silently sapping the energy levels of two million men. And it’s not just the UK; globally, men’s testosterone levels are on the decline.  Low testosterone is a real threat to workplace productivity, and it needs to be addressed.  Symptoms include mood swings, low...

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Understanding Gender Identity: The Foundation of an Inclusive Workplace

Gender isn’t as binary as merely male and female. Employers aspiring to accomplish their diversity and inclusion objectives must recognise that gender is a fluid concept. The initial step towards appreciating the influence of gender inclusivity on the workplace is to comprehend the spectrum of gender identity. Let’s unravel the...