Virtual event, Wednesday 12 - Thursday 13 May 2021
Supporting staff in the post-pandemic workplace
What did we learn from lockdown homeworking - lessons for the future
Presented by Katharine Metters, Posturite and Louise Shipley, Fellowes
Katharine and Louise review insightful research carried out by Fellowes (the global leader in office supplies) to inform a discussion about homeworking.
How to support employee mental health as we move to a ‘new normal’
Presented by Ellice Whyte, Business Psychologist and Founder of Mindset Mental Health
Ellice will discuss the implications of working from home on mental health, presenteeism and leavism. What should realistic expectations of adjusting back from 'the new normal' be, and what solutions should we provide to support mental health?
How we can help you keep your DSE users safe as we move to hybrid working
Presented by Matt O’Sullivan, Regional Manager, Posturite
With change expected for many organisations, keeping track of DSE health and safety is going to be increasingly important. Matt explains how Posturite’s managed service offers businesses flexible, easy solutions for managing musculoskeletal issues in a hybrid workplace.
- About our Managed Service [Internal Web Link]
What is the future of working practices? A panel discussion
Presented by Jon White and Katharine Metters, Posturite and Tony Bough, RSA
This is a panel discussion around what kind of model we are transitioning to post lockdown, the current climate, what issues have we encountered so far, lessons learnt, what clients have been doing/how they’ve been responding and what we expect the future to look like.
Why assessments will be vital as we move to hybrid working
Presented by Andy Rigby, Posturite
Our enablement expert will talk about how to support employees with disabilities in the new hybrid way of working. This talk will cover compliance, best practice, home and office environments with practical tips to help you.
What are the legal implications of hybrid working?
Presented by Simon Bellm, Partner at DMH Stallard
A discussion of the legal implications of maintaining a flexible workforce (a hybrid of home and office working) including discussion around who is liable for poor equipment bought, what you need to provide as an employer, and other health and safety considerations.
- DMH Stallard website [External Web Link]
Tips for finding the best products for hybrid workers
Presented by Katie Blissett, Posturite
Get practical tips and recommendations for kitting staff out with the right ergonomic equipment for hybrid workers, including Practical desk based solutions, chairs, sit-stand desks and other homeworker equipment.
How to beat zoom fatigue, have fresher feeling eyes and improve sleep after screen time
Presented by Dhruvin Patel, Ocushield
With screen usage at its peak, a lot of teams have been experiencing zoom fatigue and all the nasties that come with it. Sore eyes, headaches and poor sleep. All impacting the employee's performance on the same day and the next day to come. Dhruvin Patel will be discussing what causes these pain points and how you can improve productivity by limiting exposure to harmful blue light, adjusting visual display working setups and more.