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A HR guide to launching a workplace menopause survey

HR leaders: do you really know what’s going on with your employees? If you answered yes, you’ll likely point to the data gleaned from your yearly or quarterly employee engagement survey. And while this is certainly a great start—there’s still something missing. And it means that 20% of your employees...

3 ways HR can improve employee retention for midlife women

In the wake of the Great Resignation (or Great Reshuffle), employee retention has never been a higher priority for human resources teams than it is now.  In fact, according to Lattice, 83% of teams are investing either “somewhat” or “significantly” more into employee retention than they have in the past. ...

Forgetting everything? How to cope with brain fog

If you feel like you’re forgetting things or even going mad, it could be brain fog. Here are some tips about how to cope with brain fog during menopause, from Linda Gillham and Kathy Abernethy, clinical experts at Peppy. Quick facts Memory lapses and ‘brain fog’ are common in menopause...

HRT shortages explainedand what you can do

Supplies of HRT are at an all-time low. So, if you’re trying to manage your menopause symptoms, you might go to pick up your prescription and have to leave empty-handed. Here, one of Peppy’s menopause experts explains HRT shortages, and what you can do. HRT shortages, in a nutshell Problems...

Menopause: The Change is Here

https://peppy.health/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/BMS-2021-Peppy.mp4   “Peppy has been a life changer” Watch Peppy in a collaboration production between the British Menopause Society and ITN Productions Peppy is proud to be featured in a programme premiered on World Menopause Day 2021 – Menopause: The Change is Here. The programme, presented by Louise Minchin, explores...

7 eating changes to help hormonal weight gain

The hormone activity faced during perimenopause and menopause can lead to unwanted weight gain. But, eating to support your hormones and manage your weight is easier than you think, says Peppy’s registered nutritionist Kylie Hendrikse. Quick tips: Diets can trick your body into starvation mode, so you feel hungrier. Eating...

How to manage menopause at work

The changes that you experience during the menopause can have an impact at work – like your performance, and relationship with others – as well as your personal life. As the retirement age slowly rises, there is a high chance you’ll be working during the menopause transition, and beyond. This...

Menopause For Men

I think my partner may be going through Menopause. How can I support them? So, you have noticed a change in your partner and have no idea what to do about it. There’s been a lot of publicity about menopause recently. Maybe you’ve heard people talking about a recent programme,...

Menopause: It’s Not Just A Women’s Issue

Since a French physician first coined the term in 1821 – and arguably as far back as the third century BC when the Ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle is believed to have studied the subject – mankind has known about the menopause. The earliest known references to menopause date back more...

Talking To Your Manager About Menopause

It would be good to think that in a modern mixed-gender workplace, you would feel able to mention the ‘M’ word without embarrassment. But in reality, our work colleagues are not always our friends. Discussing personal issues like menopause in the workplace may not come naturally. Your manager may be...