Article Tag: Menopause

Menopause, Divorce and Spousal Maintenance

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Menopause, Divorce and Spousal Maintenance   Menopause is a hot topic in society at the moment with celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, and Angelina Jolie breaking societal silence around the topic. Davina McCall’s documentary Sex, Myths and the Menopause shone the spotlight on how menopause can affect the mind as well… Read more »

Menopause symptoms – a disability?

Can menopause be classed as a disability under the Equality Act? Partner Katie Hodson and Paralegal Matthew Ottley in our Employment and HR team consider the implications of a recent case, Rooney v Leicester City Council. This case concerned an employee experiencing menopausal symptoms and whether those symptoms amounted to a disability under the Equality Act… Read more »