No one works to the best of their ability if their basic needs are not met in the workplace.

There a few basic things that management should think about when designing and setting up the workspace for their team. We’ve pulled together our top tips as a starting point, but it is worth asking the team you work with for their input where possible.

When menstruating, it is essential to have regular access to toilets and most importantly water. If possible, this should be close to the workspace to minimise disruption and give easy access. Specialised disposal bins and disposal bags are necessary for pad/tampon disposal.