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How to create a company culture that supports women's health

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Who should attend?

This online training is vital for employers, Line Managers, HR and Occupational Health teams, especially those working closely with women.

Our experts will provide you with a clear overview of women’s health issues, and policies and practices to support women in the workplace.

Why attend?

According to Public Health England (2018), a third of women in England are suffering from severe reproductive health problems. This includes premenstrual dysphoric disorder, 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 in the workplace.

Stigma around reproductive health can prevent women from disclosing and accessing the information they need to manage their symptoms at work. In research carried out by the University of Nottingham for the British Occupational Health Research Foundation, over half of the women surveyed had not disclosed their menopause symptoms to management (Griffiths et al 2010). Many women were too embarrassed to discuss the issue or feared their manager would be embarrassed, causing them to suffer in silence at work.

As such, improved awareness and recognition of reproductive health in the workplace is crucial in supporting women at work.

What will you learn?

By taking part in the webinar you will:

  1. Be aware of common reproductive health issues experienced by women, including premenstrual syndrome, endometriosis and menopause.

  2. Understand how these conditions can affect women at work.

  3. Be aware of what the law suggests about reproductive health in the workplace.

  4. Be able to support women in the workplace through the right practices, policies and provision.

What are the benefits to your organisation?

  • Reduce absenteeism, presenteeism and leavism

  • Improve recruitment and retention of female talent

  • Increase employee engagement & productivity

  • Develop compassionate leaders and managers

  • Improve employee health and wellbeing

  • Create a more open, inclusive and supportive organisational culture

What do people say about our training?

Very thought provoking. I’m now in a better position to discuss and signpost colleagues.- Principal Safety Officer

Highly recommend to male and female employees who may work with women who are affected or suffering. Very friendly trainers with excellent knowledge.” - Operations Manager

Very useful to understand an unknown topic. It will help my managers to have a broader mindset.” - Sales Manager

“I’d recommend the course. It’s really insightful and helpful.” - Event Manager

“It is very important for everyone to know about this.” - Founder

“I’d recommend this training to colleagues, as it is very important for all to have this information.” - Journalist

Who is delivering the training?

Eleanor Thorne MSc, MBPSs, MABP

Eleanor is a Business Psychologist and certified coach, with Master’s Degrees in both Occupational Psychology from Goldsmiths University and Health Psychology from King's College London. Eleanor's background in both HR and academia gives her the ability to approach organisational challenges from both an evidence-based and practical business perspective.

Passionate about wellbeing in the workplace, Eleanor is an expert in women's health at work. She has conducted and published leading research on menopause, Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) in the workplace.

Eleanor is the founder of Example Coaching and Consulting, who provide Wellbeing Coaching, Performance Coaching, workplace training and research on women’s health at work.

Clare-Louise Knox MSc, PGCE, BA

Clare is a Business Psychologist and women’s health specialist, with an MSc in Occupational and Business Psychology from Kingston University. She recently presented her award nominated research on Premenstrual Syndrome in the workplace at the CIPD Applied Research Conference 2018.

Clare is the founder of See Her Thrive, a business consultancy helping organisations to plan and deliver education, policies and practices to support women’s health in the workplace. She has worked with public and private sector organisations in London and the South East to provide Manager and HR training, in order to improve outcomes for women.

Recently, Clare has written for Period! Magazine (Netherlands and UK), presented at DisruptHR London and was a guest on the Heavy Flow podcast (US). She is currently conducting research on perinatal health and wellbeing with the MoD and NHS.

What is a webinar?

A webinar is an online workshop delivered over the internet. If this is your first webinar, here’s what to expect:

  • Once you register on Eventbrite your place is secured. You’ll be sent an email with an exclusive link to join the webinar no later than 24 hours before the start time.

  • When you join the webinar you will be able to see and hear the presenters, but no one will be able to see or hear you.

  • You will be able to ask and answer questions through an online chat window.

  • You can also access and download useful resources to use during the webinar or at a later date.

Corporate rates

We are pleased to offer the following discounts for multiple attendees. Please get in touch with the event organiser at who will provide you with a unique discount code:

  • 1 to 4 people: Full price

  • 5 to 10 people: 10% discount

  • 11 to 49 people: 15% discount

  • 50 or more people: 20% discount

Can’t attend?

If you are unable to attend the advertised sessions, or would like to discuss a bespoke webinar for your organisation, please get in touch with the event organiser at with your requirements.

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