We recognise that HR are currently facing many business challenges and we have therefore arranged a series of online lunchtime roundtable events which will cover a range of topical issues relevant to the HR community, from hybrid working to the menopause. Led by specialist speakers and hosted by Premier experts, each event offers participants the opportunity to share best practice and ask questions with likeminded professionals. Gain instant access to our first lunchtime roundtable via the form to the right.
Thursday 22 July 2021, 12 Noon to 12.45pm.
Sue Holmes (Head of HR, Premier), David Reid (Director, Just Employment Law) and Martin Thompson (Director, Premier).
Using interactive case studies, we will consider the legal aspects of HR planning for Hybrid (or Agile) working, following the pandemic i.e. home and/or office working in a more agile working environment, contractual Issues, office policies, Line manager training and gaining buy in.
Thursday 7 October, 12pm
Sue Holmes (Head of HR, Premier), Elizabeth Smith, Director of Research at the Business Forums International Ltd (BFI) and Allyson Gayle (Head of Risk and Healthcare, Premier).
A normal part of every woman’s life, many leading HR teams are implementing policies that recognise that the menopause is an equality and occupational health and safety issue. Women may need appropriate flexibility, support, and adjustments during the time of change before, during and after the menopause. An open discussion that explores potential workplace changes and HR strategies. We should add that this discussion will benefit men too!
November (details of time to follow)
Sue Holmes (Head of HR, Premier), Psychologist, (Positive Group) and Alastair Aird (CEO, Premier)
Our HR experts will consider strategies that employers can use to encourage positive mental health to improve employee wellbeing and productivity. Research indicates that staff are struggling to manage increasing workloads, working from home (or adapting to hybrid working practices) and increased working hours. This session will explore how promoting a healthy work-life balance is more important than ever as we emerge from the pandemic.