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Working from home - a discussion of the legal issues in these challenging times

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Date & time

Thursday 19 March 2020, 12.30pm

Presenters

Dr Simon Joyston-Bechal, Turnstone Law
Katharine Metters, MCSP MSc.Erg CMIOSH PGCE, Head Consultant, Posturite

Overview

Join us for another special free homeworking webinar, this Thursday 19 March at 12.30pm.

Leading health and safety lawyer Dr Simon Joyston-Bechal joins Posturite’s head consultant, Katharine Metters to discuss the legal issues around working from home during this difficult time.

As more companies react to the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) situation by sending employees to work from home, this has prompted many questions around the legalities of keeping homeworkers safe. This Q&A style webinar seeks to tackle these questions head on.

If you’d like to put forward any questions in advance of the webinar, please email [email protected] and we’ll do our best to answer them during the webinar.

About the speakers

Dr Simon Joyston-Bechal

Dr Simon Joyston-Bechal is widely regarded as one of the UK’s leading health and safety lawyers. He is a director at Turnstone Law and previously qualified as a doctor, putting him in a unique position to deal with technical, safety and health-related legal issues. In addition to defending health and safety enforcement, he focuses on training senior management and advising organisations on legal preventive measures to reduce the likelihood of prosecution in the event of an incident.

Katharine Metters

Katharine is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists, Chartered Member of the Institute of Safety and Health and holds a Masters degree in Ergonomics. This unique combination of qualifications, together with her vast range of experience working within healthcare, food, retail and utility sectors, enables Katharine to offer a very broad-based range of training, education and health & safety management in the workplace.