Coronavirus Webinars

During the Coronavirus pandemic, our lawyers will be holding live webinars for businesses to provide the latest guidance and advice.

Below you will find a list of the upcoming webinars as well as links to slides and recordings for those that have already taken place.

Upcoming webinars:

See our events page


Previous webinars:

For all our previous webinars and videos relating to the Coronavirus Pandemic, visit our videos page


Flexible Furlough Scheme Q&A

Monday 15th June

Head of Employment at Napthens Solicitors, Chris Boyle is joined by Tracey Simpson, Payroll Services Director at MHA Moore and Smalley as they answer questions on the Government’s new Flexible Furlough Scheme.


Flexible working during the pandemic

Wednesday 27th May

The road to return during Covid-19 is likely to be a long and complicated one and as a business we expect you to encounter challenges, with this webinar tackling flexible working we plan to prepare you for a new way of working. Your employees, and your business, may have been working with a degree of flexibility you have not offered before and individuals may have got used to that flexibility. On this webinar Napthens’ People Consultant, Emma Christian, will consider the pros and cons of flexible working, the business reasons to consider when receiving a flexible working request along with the practical and legal framework.


Getting back to business safely

Thursday 21st May

Health and safety consultant Ashley Burgess looks at the considerations for businesses ahead of preparing to return to offices after lockdown.


Commercial Property in the Pandemic

Wednesday 20th May

Join commercial property partner Tony Coates and head of litigation David Bailey as they discuss the changing commercial property landscape, challenges and opportunities as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Our experts will be looking at managing landlord and tenant relations (and what can happen if you don’t), as well as the various challenges that landlords are facing at this difficult time for everyone. They will also discuss where they have seen people adapting and creating new opportunities.


Director’s Protection: Now is the time to plan

Tuesday 19th May

Over the past few weeks perhaps inevitably, thoughts have increasingly turned to family and planning for future security. Now the initial challenges presented by COVID-19 have passed, many business owners are looking at their business strategy in light of the pandemic – and the importance of business continuity and protection has been elevated.


Doing ‘business as usual’ safely

Thursday May 14th

Workplace health and safety management considerations for organisations continuing to operate throughout this period. HSE perspective on pertinent COVID-19 workplace matters including current enforcement approach, statutory inspection management and the importance of implementing Public Health England guidance.


Wellbeing during a pandemic

Tuesday 5th May, 11am

Head of People Projects, Jenny Heyes was joined by Personal Trainer Matt Warner and ‘The Sugar Lady’ Jo LeFebour to discuss how to ensure yourself and your employees look after their health and mental wellbeing during the pandemic.



Home worker health, safety and sanity

Thursday 30th April, 3pm

ATG Health and Safety Head of H & S, Chris Walker discussed how to make sure employees working from home were looked after both physically and mentally.


Employment Law Q and A

24th April, 3pm.

Head of employment, Chris Boyle hosts his regular question and answer session.



HR During the Coronavirus: Getting your house in order

Thursday 23rd April, 11am

Head of People Projects, Jenny Heyes discussed how to use this time productively to ensure your future strategy and plans are aligned.


Employment Q&A

Friday 17th April, 11am

Chris Boyle returns with answers to all your employment law questions.


Coronavirus: moving your business online

Thursday 16th April, 11am

Commercial partner Jon Esner and Senior Associate Solicitor Rachel Atherton discuss the considerations for businesses looking to move their sales online during the current pandemic.


Coronavirus Employment Law Q and A

Thursday 9th April, 11am

Head of employment, Chris Boyle opened up a question and answer session for employers.


Force Majeure and Contract Frustration

Wednesday 25th March, 4pm.

Commercial Partner Jon Esner discussed force majeure in the coronavirus context as well as explaining the rules of contract frustration.

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Coronavirus and Employment

In the second of our webinars, our Head of Employment Chris Boyle discusses the latest developments and support for business and how you can assess the situation and protect your business during these unprecedented times.

Chris covered a variety of issues for employers including: – pay and bonuses, leave and sabbaticals, Government support and processes for ensuring any workforce reduction processes are fair and robust.

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