Employers urged to ‘normalise’ menopause in the workplace

Employers need to do more to “normalise conversations” about the menopause in the workplace, say experts.

The comments came after a BBC survey found 70% of respondents did not tell their bosses they were experiencing symptoms.

Some firms have brought in menopause-specific policies but experts said for many it was still a taboo subject.

GP and Menopause Support expert Louise Newson said it was a “silent issue for too many organisations”.

Read more on this and see video of people’s experiences at the BBC website.