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.
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.
Friday 17th April, 11am
Chris Boyle returns with answers to all your employment law questions.
Coronavirus: moving your business online
Thursday 16th April, 11am
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.
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.