Why does every organisation need a fertility & reproductive health policy?

Currently, the majority of employers in the UK have no formal policies in place to support employees with reproductive health or fertility matters...

For many organisations, workplace reproductive health and fertility support is an entirely new and unknown concept, yet over 3.5 million people in the UK are affected by fertility challenges. For any business to thrive, it must keep up with our ever-evolving society.

Millennials and Gen Z’ers are the next generation of success for employers and 33% of them believe fertility benefits should be offered by employers, so implementing a reproductive health policy is key to attracting and retaining talent.

For many HR professionals, policy writing is second nature. However, drafting a reproductive health policy can be daunting if you do not understand the terminology, implications and tone that needs to be set with such a sensitive and personal topic.

This webinar recording was hosted by Hema Wara (Chief of Staff & Client Services Director at Fertifa) with guest panellists Helen Burgess (Employment Law Partner at Shoosmiths) and Helen Beedham (author, speaker and adviser on inclusive work cultures and professional careers).

This recording covers:

  • Understand the benefits of implementing a reproductive health policy in your organisation
  • Learn about the legal position and employment rights that should be accounted for when creating a policy
  • Gain insights into what sorts of things could be included in your policy
  • Learn what other companies offer by way of reproductive health policies to support their employees
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