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TIMES - Menopause forces one million women to retire early

Posted on: 07/12/2021

“Six out of ten women tell us that the menopause has a significant impact on them from a work perspective and yet it’s just never talked about.”

Almost one million women have retired early because of the menopause, putting the country at risk of a pensions crisis, a government adviser has warned.

Andy Briggs, the government’s business champion for older workers, said that well-paid women who could contribute most to workplace pensions were leaving full-time employment in droves because of the impact of the menopause on their health and wellbeing. “Nearly four million women in the UK are aged between 45 and 55 and are in employment. And women aged over the age of 50 are the fastest-growing segment of the workforce,” Briggs told The Mail on Sunday......

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