Endometriosis in the Workplace - the plight of sufferers

Endometriosis in the Workplace - the plight of sufferers

Legal employment expert and fellow Endometriosis sufferer, Carrie-Ann Randall at Lawson-West Solicitors, understands Endometriosis and the impact it can have on female employees in the workplace. She openly tells her story to raise awareness of the plight of sufferers.

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If I could tell you just one thing about the menopause at work...

If I could tell you just one thing about the menopause at work...

The CIPD (the professional body for HR and people development) is aiming to break the taboo surrounding the menopause at work. That is why they’ve published a variety of menopause resources, including two specific guides, one for people managers and the other for HR, both providing advice and support designed to help women going through the menopause at work. We caught up with Claire McCartney, Diversity & Inclusion Policy Adviser at the CIPD, to find out more.

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Reproductive health is a serious workplace issue. But, why?

Reproductive health is a serious workplace issue. But, why?

According to Public Health England (2018), a third of women in England are suffering from severe reproductive health problems. This includes endometriosis, infertility and the menopause; all conditions which can cause particular difficulties at work. With women representing just under half (46.5% in 2017) of the total labour force in the UK (The World Bank, 2017), reproductive health is an issue which needs consideration. 

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