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Webinars: Connect on coronavirus

Register your interest in our upcoming webinars, or watch the ones you might have missed.

Ones you might have missed

Workplace well-being  

Experts from Mentor discuss why mental health awareness is so important, weighing up the organisational benefits of a working well-being policy, and offering advice on creating a mentally healthy workplace.

Life after lockdown

This latest Mentor webinar focuses on how businesses can start preparing for the end of the furlough scheme, manage their remote workers and return others to the workplace safely.

Agriculture Q&A session

The expert panel of Mentor consultants discuss important issues for farm owners, including public access, EU workers, quarantine, mental health and health and safety.

Coronavirus compliance: what if I get it wrong?

As businesses gear up for the potential return to work following the latest lockdown, experts from Mentor discuss steps owners need to take to protect their businesses and their people from pandemic-related pitfalls including tribunal claims and civil actions.

Preparing for the new normal

Join the Mentor experts as they discuss business issues including employees and vaccines, a safe return to the workplace, increased demands for flexible working and making longer-term arrangements for working from home.

What next for businesses?

This Mentor coronavirus webinar discusses the latest government announcements on coronavirus measures; upcoming challenges for businesses as we head into the winter; and what new lockdown restrictions could mean for your business.

Safeguard and future-proof your business

The event focused on timely issues including bringing employees and customers back to your business, how to deal with furlough and HR concerns and how to manage the responsibility owed to investors, employees and other directors to steer your firm through this challenging time.

Female Entrepreneur Series: long-term funding options

The coronavirus pandemic could further increase the gap in access to funding for female led businesses. This event on long-term funding options features insights from Jenny Tooth OBE, CEO of the UK Business Angels Association, investor Yi Luo, and Hans Prottey, corporate finance specialist at Coutts.

The working from home, working from the office dilemma

The latest webinar in the series features Mentor experts discussing the most recent coronavirus-related topics, including workplace well-being, business travel, and whether to have staff stay at home or return to the office. All information is correct as of 17 July 2020.

The new normal workplace

In the latest webinar from our coronavirus series, we discuss how to plan and prepare for a safe return to work; the Job Retention Scheme and furlough; new government announcements and legislation updates. All information is correct as of 10 July 2020.

Female Entrepreneur Series: funding during the current situation

This event focused on raising finance, with contributions from investment experts BGF’s Daina Spedding, Beauhurst’s Henry Whorwood and Alex Pitt of Mustard Seed.

Returning to work safely

The Mentor team discuss how employers can ensure their staff are safe as they start to return to the workplace, the latest on the government’s furloughing scheme, and answer your questions.

Female Entrepreneur Series: running a business during challenging times

Guest speakers including Asma Khan, restaurateur and owner of Darjeeling Express, NatWest’s director of high growth business development, Chris Kettle, Sharon Pursey, co-founder of cyber-safety firm SafeToNet, meet to discuss the current climate for women in business.

Your questions answered

The Mentor team take questions from business owners who are hoping to reopen following the relaxing of lockdown restrictions, with advice for owners in England, Wales and Scotland.

Post-lockdown health and safety guidance

Important information for businesses that are allowed to reopen, including maintaining social distancing and keeping customers and employees safe.

Relaxing of lockdown

The Mentor team discuss the relaxing of lockdown rules in countries all over the UK, including the reopening of schools, leisure and retail spaces and shops, and how businesses can still benefit from the furlough scheme.

Promoting good mental health

To coincide with National Mental Health Awareness Week, Mentor experts met online to discuss the latest updates on coronavirus, including new symptoms to watch out for, the testing that is now available to workers and how managers can take care of their employees’ mental health.

Returning to work

Mentor experts answer questions about which businesses can start allowing staff to return to work, and how to owners can keep their people safe. All information is correct as of 15 May 2020. 

The easing of lockdown restrictions

In this webinar, our panel of experts discuss how businesses can adapt to the evolving environment and prepare for a phased lifting of lockdown. This information is correct as of 1 May 2020.

Update on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Employment law and health & safety specialists at Mentor answer questions from business owners on steps they need to take to protect employees, and the latest information on the furlough scheme. This information is correct as of 1 May 2020.

Practical considerations for businesses

NatWest’s Mentor experts answered questions on the decisions that need to be made by firms that remain open, such as asking staff to take on new roles, as well as the implications on businesses that have temporarily closed. This information is correct as of 27 April.

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme explained

NatWest’s Mentor consultants discussed the hot topics and key developments and answered the most common questions they were being asked by customers. This information is correct as of 3 April. 

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