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With too many women leaving the workplace in their 40s and 50s, Mother Pukka Founder Anna Whitehouse discusses what needs to change
Heart palpitations, brain fog, piercing headaches — many of the symptoms of menopause can make everyday life much harder, especially in the workplace.
Menopause and job loss isn’t a joke. At current, as they face the condition, 1 million women in the UK are thinking of leaving their jobs. You’d assume it’s because they’re struggling with their symptoms, but it’s not just that. It’s also because of the undeniable lack of sympathy most experience from employers at this inevitable stage of their lives.
“What I’ve heard across the board is that women are stepping down, logging off and shutting down careers they have fought hammer and tongs for, because…