Key Points
  • Overcoming the challenges and leveraging the opportunities presented by COVID-19 and the transition to flexible working
  • Supporting managers to oversee remote teams and support the mental wellbeing and long-term productivity of remote workers
  • Reviewing post COVD-19 recovery strategies to future proof business, services, and jobs against future crisis
  • Exploring the future role of workplaces, remote working, and hybrid workspaces
  • Understanding the impact of flexible working on gender equality in the workplace and fostering inclusive flexible working
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Overview
Speakers Include:

  • David Blackburn, Chief People Officer, FSCS *Investors in People 2019 Award Winner*
  • Julia Tyson, Chief HR Officer, Lloyd's of London
  • Debbie Alder, Director General - People & Capability, Department of Work and Pensions
  • Jessica Abelscroft, Director of Communications and Engagement, Citizen's Advice
  • Andy Bates, Executive Director, Global Cyber Alliance
  • Julie Dennis, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, ACAS
  • Ed Griffin, Director of HR & Research, Institute of Employment Studies
Since COVID-19, and the economic and social fallout which has followed, companies have been forced to reengineer their workplaces overnight. This instantaneous shift has led to increased expectations for flexible and remote working, a larger demand for digital skills and an increased risk to cyber security.

Westminster Insight’s timely Future of Work Post COVID-19Digital Conference will feature contributions from trailblazing private, public and third sector organisations on how organisations can leverage the opportunities presented by COVID-19 to reinvent their workplace, re-engage their workforce and rethink work for the better.

Our Keynote Address will be delivered by David Blackburn – a multi-award-winning HR professional with over 20 years’ HR experience and the current Chief People Officer of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS). He will be exploring how recent disruptions have provided catalytic opportunities for organisations to revolutionise their approach to work for the better.

You will hear from leading stakeholders on remote working best practice, addressing key questions such as; How can we redefine teleworking as an opportunity to build trust, drive productivity as well as increase organisational competitiveness and agility? How can we also support emotional and mental wellbeing from a distance?

Network with industry experts who will discuss how to effectively utilise technology to support remote workers and cyber security strategies. Finally, gain key insight from award winning organisations and leading authorities on how to build organisational resilience to safeguard business and services from future disruptions..

Agenda
Start

09:00 - 09:10
Chair's Opening Remarks

 

09:10 - 09:40
Keynote Address: Rethinking Work, Workforces and Workplaces - The Future of Work Post COVID-19

 
  • Exploring how COVID-19 has transported us to the year 2030 overnight to understand disruptions for organisations ahead
  • Reconceptualising COVID-19’s impact to capitalise on opportunities for business, services and innovation
  • Reviewing the business case for flexible and remote working to leverage opportunities presented by industry disruptions and acquire buy in from leadership
09:30 – 09:40 Questions and Discussion

Speakers

David Blackburn Chief People Officer, FSCS

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09:40 - 09:45
Studio Intermission

 

09:45 - 10:25
Panel Discussion: Future Proofing Business, Services and Working Opportunities

 
  • Exploring governmental strategies to assist businesses for post COVID-19 recovery
  • Adopting flexible and remote working employment offerings to meet future worker expectations and assist with talent acquisition strategies, ensuring you are seen as an employer of choice
  • Developing infrastructure to support the digitalisation of services, build organisational resilience and safeguard against future emergencies
  • Undertaking holistic reviews of employees’ experiences to inform organisational and workforce strategies accordingly

Speakers

Jessica Abelscroft Director of Communications and Engagement, Citizens Advice

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Ed Griffin Director of HR & Research, Institute of Employment Studies

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10:25 - 10:40
Refreshments and Networking Break

 

10:40 - 11:10
Case Study: Responding and Rebooting to the "New Normal"

 
  • Understanding the importance of reflection and open dialogue for preparing your organisation for the “new normal”
  • Renewing commitments to job security, performance management and lifelong learning to retain talent
  • Reviewing and sharing internal workforce strategies to leverage post COVID-19 opportunities
  • Reworking career paths and opportunities to increase talent mobility and job satisfaction
11:00 – 11:10 Questions and Discussion

Speakers

Debbie Alder Director General - People & Capability, Department of Work and Pensions

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11:10 - 11:15
Studio Intermission

 

11:15 - 11:55
Panel Discussion: Best Practice for Managing the Productivity and Wellbeing of Remote Workers

 
  • Redefining teleworking as an opportunity to build trust and drive productivity among employees
  • Reviewing training best practice to upskill managers to supervise and support remote workers
  • Establishing clearly defined objectives and performance indicators to safeguard long-term productivity
  • Collaborating with employees to create safe, secure, healthy, and balanced working environments
  • Building the capacity of line managers to support and advocate for employee wellbeing

Speakers

Julie Dennis Head of Diversity and Inclusion, ACAS

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Julia Tyson Chief HR Officer, Lloyd's of London

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11:55 - 12:00
Studio Intermission

 

12:00 - 12:30
Responding to an Evolving Cyber Threat Environment

 
  • Reviewing the current threat landscape to understand how the nature of attacks is currently evolving
  • Conducting cyber security risk assessments to understand risks associated with a dispersed and remote workforce
  • Establishing how telecommuting software and transformational technologies intersect with cyber security strategies
12:20 – 12:30 Questions and Discussion

Speakers

Andy Bates Executive Director, UK, Middle East and India, Global Cyber Alliance

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12:30 - 12:40
Chair's Closing Remarks

 

Speakers

Jayne Haines Senior Vice President of Talent, Learning and OD, GSK

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End

Speakers

Jessica Abelscroft Director of Communications and Engagement, Citizens Advice

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Debbie Alder Director General - People & Capability, Department of Work and Pensions

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Andy Bates Executive Director, UK, Middle East and India, Global Cyber Alliance

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David Blackburn Chief People Officer, FSCS

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Julie Dennis Head of Diversity and Inclusion, ACAS

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Ed Griffin Director of HR & Research, Institute of Employment Studies

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Jayne Haines Senior Vice President of Talent, Learning and OD, GSK

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Julia Tyson Chief HR Officer, Lloyd's of London

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Venue details

Digital Event Broadcast Live


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