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FREE Covid-19 Employer Webinar: What to do This Week - 11th June 2020 (#12)

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About the series

A FREE weekly information-packed live discussion featuring an expert panel addressing the concerns that you have identified for us since the Covid-19 crisis unfolded. Employers are reeling at the speed and severity of the unfolding global health crisis and are struggling to manage employees’ fear and concerns as well as help them quickly establish brand-new ways of working and living.

As part of our business pandemic planning series, which has run since 2006, this weekly webinar will give you real answers and workable strategies. A highly experienced speaker panel will be handpicked each week to share lessons learned from previous pandemics and crises and examine the specific challenges of Covid-19.

The discussion will last for thirty minutes followed by a thirty-minute Q&A or knowledge-sharing session - we are accepting questions before and during the broadcast. Please send your questions to elizabeth.smith@bfi.co.uk.

About this webinar

Week 12 - Return to work toolkits for employers

This week we look at the medium-term issues employers should be considering:

- the importance and best ways of debriefing your crisis groups and how best to implement lessons learned

- a case study on re-validating plans and seizing opportunities in the new normal

- pay, rewards and benefit packages post-Covid: ensuring your organisation is sending the right messages

- what lessons can we learn from workplace mental health initiatives in the US?

As ever, do email elizabeth.smith@bfi.co.uk with any issues you would like to be addressed.

Drawing on our almost two decades' worth of pandemic planning and management expertise, we are delighted to offer these free weekly senior HR webinars as part of the #KeepBritainWorking initiative.

(You can find our full list of past and future conferences, workshops and webinars on our website: www.bfi.co.uk. We are currently developing all of our training in a digital format)

Which functions will benefit from attending

  • HR, Health and Safety, Business Continuity Planning, Occupational Health, Contingency and Business Continuity Planning, Recruitment, Resourcing, Legal & Compliance, Line Management, Employee Relations, Security, Risk, Compliance, Strategy, Operations, and all directors and staff with responsibilities within this area.

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The importance and best ways of debriefing your crisis groups and how best to implement lessons learned - a case study on re-validating plans and seizing opportunities in the new normal

Mark Harris

Mark Harris

Lead Crisis Consultant
Blindside Risk

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Mark Harris

Lead Crisis Consultant , Blindside Risk

As Blindside’s Lead Crisis Consultant, Mark allocates resources to ensure clients are serviced throughout the Crisis and Issues Management cycle from identification and preparation, prevention through planning and training, to response and recovery. Blindside’s crisis management preparedness and response services ensure clients are ready to face situations and events of a challenging nature, throughout the world. Over the last 24 years, Mark has worked at the forefront of crisis management and communications internationally and held senior positions with leading consultancies such Control Risks, and Burson-Marsteller. Mark has worked on over 150 incidents of kidnapping, extortion, and hostage taking around the world, and 19 cases of vessel hijack. He has also advised numerous companies as they have prepared to restructure, close facilities, or transfer operations to other countries. Mark regularly presents at conferences and is often invited to comment on news stories on a regular basis by news channels such as the BBC, ITN, Channel 4, CNN, NBC, and Al Jazeera.

Pay, rewards and benefit packages post-Covid: ensuring your organisation is sending the right messages

Duncan Brown

Duncan Brown

Independent Reward and Equality Researcher and Adviser

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Duncan Brown

Independent Reward and Equality Researcher and Adviser

Dr Duncan Brown, independent reward and equality researcher and adviser Duncan has 30 years’ experience working in major HR consultancies and employment institutes, including Willis Towers Watson and IES. He also spent five years as the deputy CEO at CIPD. His clients have included National Grid, the Cabinet Office, the Department of Health, Unicef UK and the Fairtrade Foundation. He has carried out major reviews for the government of the pay determination methodologies for groups including doctors and dentists and the judiciary. He has been on expert panels on topics including employee engagement, fair pay and pensions; and he inputted extensively on the gender pay reporting proposals. He was also a member of the research team that have carried out the gender pay gap in medicine review. Duncan has an MA from Cambridge University, an MBA from the London Business School and his PhD is in reward strategy. He is a board trustee of the Pensions Policy Institute and the CIPD’s Pension Plan, a Visiting Professor at the University of Greenwich and a Fellow of the CIPD. He has authored numerous books and articles on reward strategies and gender pay, most recently ‘A Handbook of Reward Management’, co-authored with Michael Armstrong. His latest article is: https://www.womanthology.co.uk/hr-and-diversity-management-choices-in-the-low-touch-economy-dr-duncan-brown-author-researcher-government-adviser-and-womanthology-associate/

What lessons can we learn from workplace mental health initiatives in the US?

Chris Dyer

Chris Dyer

Speaker and consultant, author and CEO
PeopleG2

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Chris Dyer

Speaker and consultant, author and CEO , PeopleG2

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