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Watch On Catch-Up: The Return to Work: Protecting Staff & Yourself

The Return to Work: Protecting Staff & Yourself

Webinar took place on Wednesday 20 May 2020

This is a recording of the #GrowMySME Preparing For the Return to Work: Protecting Staff & Yourself webinar that took place on Wednesday 20th May 2020 2.00pm – 4.00pm.

Delivered by Senior Business Advisor and NEBOSH accredited Health & Safety Advisor Peter Daniel, and Jill Batterby, Associate HR Consultant for Humber HR People, this session is a very informative exploration of all considerations of re-opening the workplace and bringing your staff back into work after furlough or home working in a compliant, planned, at most importantly, safe way.

This session provided participants with the most up to date information and guidance on the measures that need to be put in place to ensure all can return to work with confidence and that they had thought through all the ways to protect themselves and their staff from spreading infection.

The webinar also covered how to effectively bring any furloughed staff back into action to ensure that participants stay within the guidelines of employment law.

Agenda & Timecodes

You can watch specific parts of the webinar by scrubbing to the relevant timecodes as below:

Workshop Introduction & Objectives – 00:00 to 03:51

Health & Safety in the Workplace Section
What is Social Distancing & Why Do We Need It? – 03:52 to 09:46
As an Employer, Who Are You Protecting & Why? – 09:47 to 15:00
Risk Assessments & Steps To Be Taken – 15:01 to 45:39
Common FAQ’s – 45:40 to 01:03:40
Marketing & Communication of Safety – 01:03:41 to 01:04:53
Return To Work: HR Key Considerations Intro – 01:04:54 to 01:07:18

HR Considerations Section 
Overview of the Extended Job Retention Scheme – 01:07:19 to 01:09:16
HR Factors To Consider Before Reopening 01:09:17 to 01:14:11
Engage With Your Employees – 01:14:12 to 01:19:45
Assessing Who Will Return to the Workplace – 01:19:46 to 01:26:04
Mental Health & Wellbeing – 01:26:05 to 01:32:14
Managing The First Day Back At Work – 01:32:15 to 01:36:31
What If Someone Refuses to Return to Work? – 01:36:32 to 01:39:08
Be Mindful of Statutory & Legal Obligations – 01:39:09 to 01:41:55
Workshop Q&A – 01:41:56 to 01:58:47
Session Close – 01:58:48 to 02:00:13

If you would like to book a 1-2-1 appointment with either Peter or Jill, then please email bgs@humberlep.org, stating your business & contact details and a brief summary of your support requirements.

You can view other forthcoming #GrowMySME webinars and book your place here.

If you wish to speak to a Growth Hub Business Advisor about how to deal with the wider impact of Covid-19 on your business, please contact us using our contact form here.