Recognising and adapting to menopausal symptoms in the workplace

Carolyn Giles is Head of People & Operations at Plymouth Citybus and a long-standing member of SW Women in Business CIC. Here, she gives an update on their activity and how you can get involved. I was delighted to be asked to introduce the first joint event between SW Women in Business (SWWIB) and Devon … Read more

No need for women to press pause on their career during menopause

Helena White is Head of HR Services at Delt Shared Services. With more than 27 years’ HR experience, she provides professional and pragmatic HR support and advice to Delt and its clients. Here, Helena focuses on why there is a spotlight on the menopause right now and what employers should be doing about it. The … Read more

Range of support available to women going through menopause

Jane Sargeant is Healthcare Account Manager at Nuffield Health. Here, she discusses the range of services Nuffield can offer to women going through the menopause, as well and informing members on the series of patient/consumer events that are being hosted at Devonshire Gym throughout the year. Did you know that Nuffield Health is the UK’s … Read more

Recognising the common symptoms of the menopause

Nikki Harris is the owner of Women’s Hormone Health and a fully qualified Nutritional Therapist, Dip NT mBANT CNHC. Here, she talks about how our body changes with the fluctuating hormones and what causes weight gain, hot flushes, brain fog, and changes in mood. The menopause happens when ovaries stop releasing eggs, periods stop and … Read more

Better understanding the menopause can help you retain skilled staff

Briony Goldsmith is Health, Safety and Wellbeing Officer at the University of Plymouth and a champion for its inspirational work in introducing its highly successful Menopause Policy. Here, she shares the story of how the University is helping to lead the way in supporting staff experiencing the menopause. The University of Plymouth is one of … Read more

Promoting healthy habits will benefit your home and work life

Kate Magic from Raw Living looks at how making healthy habits can benefit our bodies and minds. There’s no denying that health has been at the forefront of everyone’s minds over the last 18 months.  Although there has been much talk of what happens when we get sick, there’s been a lot less talk about … Read more

Reflecting on the day that saved my life

In July 2009, Dan Silver’s life changed forever. Here, the founder of Plymouth charity Dash of Silver, tells his story… “Life is difficult. This is a great truth, one of the greatest truths. It is a great truth because once we truly see this truth, we transcend it. “Once we truly know that life is … Read more

Tackling remote working stress carefully

With the UK now battling a second wave of coronavirus, and many workers back working from home, how employers can support – long-term – the mental and emotional health of their remote virtual teams is becoming a pressing health and wellbeing issue. A highly informative webinar, ‘The stresses and strains of working in a virtual … Read more

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