COVID-19: The Challenges For HR Professionals and Business Leaders

About The Webinar

Never before have so many organisations needed to receive expert advice from their HR teams.

From the health and safety issues caused by the coronavirus to the employment law changes being introduced in April, Amanda Harris will keep you informed of the latest developments.

Topics under discussion include:

  • Furlough leave
  • Sick pay and holiday pay whilst furloughed
  • Lay-offs and short time working
  • Health and safety issues
  • Terminations of contract: potentially fair reasons
  • The employment law changes coming in April
  • Staff motivation and retention.

We look forward to welcoming you once again to our HR Learning Bites series.

About Our Experts


FCIPD CPsychol

Dr P Amanda Harris FCIPD CPsychol has more than 20 years’ experience working as Head of HR/HR Director, both in the UK and internationally and in the public and private sectors, gaining extensive knowledge in employment law.  She has a track record of developing and managing the implementation of innovative business and HR strategies and a proven ability to develop people at all levels of the organisation.

Amanda has presented several papers at professional conferences and sat on the governing body of the British Psychological Society for three years as Chair of the Continuing Professional Development Committee. Recently she has worked as a principle occupational psychologist with a particular interest in adult and organisational development.

A consultant with Watson Martin, Amanda supports candidates throughout their CIPD qualifications as well as delivering workshops and webinars. She has taught employment law for the last 14 years.

Joseph Grech

Career Coach & Training Consultant

Joseph Grech

The webinar will be hosted by L&D expert Joseph Grech, a career coach and training consultant with Watson Martin.

Joseph specialises in Learning and Development and leads many of our L&D CIPD qualification programmes.

He also has widespread experience working with senior management to execute and evaluate L&D strategies.