Liverpool Responds: The Future of people in work

Liverpool Responds: The Future for people in work

10:30am - 11:30am / Wednesday 7th October 2020
Type: Webinar / Category: Public / Series: Liverpool Responds
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The Future for people in work - Can new mean better?
We’ve heard that work will fundamentally change as a result of Covid-19. As we hear more about the “new normal” doing good business means shaping the agenda not waiting to see what happens. In this session we look at the future of the workplace and what it might mean for businesses, people, and the wider fabric of our City and City Region. The world is unpredictable so rather than trying to guess what might happen we’re going to explore what we’ve learned during the pandemic, what it might mean for the world of work, and how work could work better.
Chaired by Professor Dinah Birch CBE, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Cultural Engagement, the latest in the University’s Liverpool Responds series, welcomes a diverse panel of industry experts.
Dinah is joined by Joanna Biggs, author of All Day Long about modern work, and editor at the London Review of Books; Steve Peacock, Managing Partner at Weightmans' Liverpool office who specialises in Employment Law in both public and private organisations, with a particular expertise in the education sector; and Asif Hamid MBE, CEO and founder of The Contact Company, Chair of the Liverpool Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and Honorary President of the Wirral Chamber of Commerce. This event is free to attend with the opportunity to ask the panel questions following the main discussion.
Liverpool Responds is the University of Liverpool’s fortnightly online event series considering different aspects of the pandemic, its response and the sectors affected by it.
Liverpool Responds: The Future for people in work will be streamed via Zoom and Facebook.
Registered guests will receive details of the event and, nearer the time, the Zoom link via email in advance of the event.
You do not need a Facebook account to gain access via the University of Liverpool Facebook page and instructions will be provided to all who register for this event.
PLEASE NOTE: there is limited capacity on Zoom so places will be allocated on a first come first served basis on the day. Access to the event via Facebook is unlimited.
Guests on both Facebook and Zoom will be able to ask questions to the panel.