Rachel Suff is Senior Employment relations Adviser at the CIPD. Rachel is a qualified HR professional and researcher and leads on health and well-being in the public policy team. She has led on a number of recent research reports in this space, including the CIPD’s annual health and well-being survey and joint mental health guidance with Mind. She also represents the CIPD on several external health-related advisory groups. Rachel talked to a wide range of experts, academics and CIPD members to help inform the menopause at work guidance and learnt a lot from the experience – not only about the menopause but how working lives can be transformed when people and organisations act on this issue.