From Panic to Support: Transforming Workplace Responses to Employee Fertility Treatments

21 May 2024

Tuesday 21st May, 10am to 12pm

Join us for an insightful two-hour online session aimed at managers and HR professionals from SMEs to large organisations. In collaboration with Helen Rimmer from The Kind Brave Leader, we aim to shift initial reactions from panic to support for employees undergoing fertility treatments, emphasising empathy, improved communication, and a supportive policy framework.

 Why Attend?

  • Understand the Realities: Learn about the varied journeys of fertility treatments and their impact on both men and women in the workplace.
  • Build Empathy: Through interactive quizzes, personal stories, and empathy mapping, gain insights into the experiences of those undergoing treatments.
  • Effective Communication: Develop skills to communicate supportively with employees, enhancing workplace well-being and inclusivity.
  • Policy Enhancement: Collaborate on refining organisational policies to be more inclusive, supporting fertility treatment needs.
  • Cultural Shift: Promote a culture that prioritises employee well-being and kindness, especially regarding fertility challenges, and beyond.

Session Highlights:

  • Interactive quizzes debunking common myths about fertility treatments.
  • Personal fertility treatment experiences.
  • Best ways to support employees.  
  • Breakout sessions for deep dives into empathy mapping and effective communication.
  • Collaborative policy drafting to enhance support for fertility treatments.
  • Strategies to embed a culture of wellbeing and support within your organisation.

 Why Choose This Session?

Engage with a unique blend of personal experience and professional expertise. Helen, with extensive experience in wellbeing coaching and a personal fertility treatment journey, offers a compassionate and informed perspective. This session is not just a learning opportunity but a chance to contribute to a transformative shift towards a more supportive and kind workplace culture.
Transform your workplace’s response to fertility treatments from panic to support. This session promises not only to educate but also to inspire actionable change, enhancing your organisation’s culture and supporting your employees’ wellbeing journey.


The cost is just £75 per ticket for the 2 hour session. As part of our funding from the DHSE, we can offer spaces for no charge to those from small to medium sized businesses (SMEs).

Thanks to VCSE Health and Wellbeing Fund, part of a partnership programme between Department of Health & Social Care, NHS England, and UK Health Security Agency, Fertility In The Workplace (FITW) are delighted to be able to offer free support to small and medium enterprises (SMEs)

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