Coronavirus: Webinars

Many support organisations have produced useful webinars on current topics for businesses to better understand what is currently available to them. 

Business Support Webinars

All webinars are free to register/watch unless stated otherwise

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HMRC

Eat Out to Help Out Scheme

HMRC are running free webinars on the Eat Out to Help Out scheme for Hospitality businesses.

The webinar will cover:

  • how the scheme works,
  • eligible establishments,
  • registering and making a claim
  • what happens after you’ve claimed.

There are a range of dates and times available.

Register now

 

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

HMRC are running free webinars for businesses to find out more about the changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

This webinar will cover:

  • changes to the Job Retention Scheme
  • flexible furloughing
  • claim periods
  • key dates

There are a range of times available.

Register now

 

Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme

HMRC are running free webinars for businesses to find out more about the Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme.

This webinar provides an overview of the COVID-19 Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme, including:

  • who can claim
  • when to start paying SSP
  • employees you can claim for
  • making a claim
  • keeping records

There are a range of times available.

Register now

 

Self-Employed Income Support Scheme

HMRC are running free webinars to support those who are self employed to find out more about the Self Employed Income Support Scheme 

This free webinar gives an overview of the Self-employment Income Support Scheme, including:

  • who can apply and how
  • the amount you can claim
  • other support available

Register now

Invest NI COVID-19 Response Series

Invest NI are offering a Practical Skills series of webinars

COVID -19: Workforce Planning – restructure, retention and redundancy advice for employers

Many businesses are faced with huge challenges bringing their staff back to work within a very new working environment. This has led to many businesses having to restructure their work force and consider all options to keep their business afloat. Employment law specialists A&L Goodbody will deliver an hour long webinar looking at your options including an update on the Job Retention Scheme, business restructuring and employee terms and conditions, redundancy considerations and the latest government advice and best practice on how to achieve a safe workplace. They will also take your questions.

Aug 20, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:00 noon

Register now

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HMRC

Job Retention Scheme

HMRC are offering guidance on the job retention scheme which will help support businesses and employers dealing with the economic impact of COVID-19. 

HMRC's free webinar will cover:

  • furloughed workers
  • who can apply for the scheme
  • following the rules of the scheme
  • how much may be claimed
  • how to claim and what you’ll need to claim

You can watch a pre-recorded version.

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Invest NI

COVID-19 Response Series

Invest NI alongside various partners have produced webinars to help businesses during COVID-19. These webinars and tutorials can be viewed using the links below.

Exiting Lockdown - Restarting your Business and the Implications

This is a recording of a recent webinar developed in partnership with employment law specialists A&L Goodbody. Focusing on how companies exit lockdown and bring employees back to work. The webinar included an update on the Job Retention Scheme and provided practical advice for employers on what they need to do to ensure they are legally and safely restarting their business.

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Business Direction Tutorial

This tutorial will help you deal with the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on your business. It will explain the planning process, how to get started and help you assess the impacts your business is currently experiencing. 
We will update this page with more chapters as the economic landscape evolves.

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Job Retention Scheme

Invest NI in partnership with A&L Goodbody have produced a webinar which provides details of the scheme, eligibility criteria and key concerns for employers. 

Watch now 

Please note this link will redirect you to Invest NI where you will be required to register to view the webinar.

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

Understand more about the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), how to prepare your application, demonstrating viability and understand the scheme from a lenders perspective.

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Please note this link will redirect you to Invest NI where you will be required to register to view the webinar.

EY: Business Leaders Series

Best Practices in Remote Working, Productivity and Scale

Listen to this webinar to explore the challenges and opportunities that organisations are presented with now and provide insights into how businesses can quickly acclimatise to remote ways of working at scale and empower the workforce to make remote working highly productive.

Watch now

Please note this link will redirect you to EY where you will be required to register to view the webinar.

 

Spotlight on Building a Resilient Supply Chain

This on-demand webinar explores how to build a resilient supply chain amid the current volatility and uncertainty of this unprecedented human crisis.

Watch now

Please note this link will redirect you to EY where you will be required to register to view the webinar.

CIPD

Looking after your Remote Teams

This CIPD webinar brought together a panel of experts to hear how leading organisations are tackling this challenge and get practical tips on how to best support your employees’ well-being while they are working from home. 

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Pinsent Masons

Preserving Cash Flow

Business disruption due to Covid-19 has been significant and many of our clients are looking at how they preserve cash flow to ensure that they have a strong and healthy business ready to move forward at the end of pandemic.

Watch now

Please note you will be redirected to Pinsent Masons and asked to register to watch the webinar

 

Resilience and Mental Health

As has been documented by the World Health Organisation there are significant mental health implications associated with a pandemic. This is both in relation to the fear of contagion, worry for the health of family and friends, concerns over finances, resources and the future, and the strain and loneliness caused by social distancing and self-isolation.

In this webinar we will share best practice ideas and initiatives for in-house counsel and legal teams to consider to support mental health and well-being in their own teams and businesses during the pandemic.

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Please note you will be redirected to Pinsent Masons and asked to register to watch the webinar

KPMG

On-demand Webinars

KPMG have a range of webinars on-demand on their website, covering topics such as:

  • Building Resilience
  • Financial Reporting and Regulations
  • Communicating with Institutional Investors
  • Tax and Legal Considerations
  • Job Retention Scheme
  • Staying cyber secure

Access these webinars

 

Manage and Strengthen your Supply Chain, Workforce and Internal Controls

This webinar will explore the theme of Operational Resilience with a focus on risk and compliance – giving suggestions on how to build a more resilient workforce, supply chain and controls environment.

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Please note you will be redirected to KPMG and asked to register to watch the webinar

NI Chamber of Commerce

Mental Health and COVID-19: How to Manage Your Wellbeing in Times of Uncertainty

These are unprecedented times and understandably, this uncertainty has fuelled a heightened sense of anxiety. Each day brings new challenges and we are all noticing the impact of this from a wellbeing perspective.

Free to members, £25 non-member

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Managing a Remote Workforce

With many businesses having to move to or upscale remote working for staff during the current crisis, Laura Gillespie (Partner, Pinsent Masons) will consider the practical data protection issues that businesses should be mindful of; such as use of web based platforms, safe communications and managing paper records. 

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Association of Town and City Management

A Blueprint for Resilience: "A Conversation with ShopAppy.com"

This webinar explores the steps being taken at ShopAppy.com to take its support for local high street shops to a new level during the Coronavirus crisis.

ShopAppy.com are a well-established shop local digital platform, committed to providing support to local businesses and communities. Now they want to help businesses, self-employed people, hospitality and retail businesses during these unprecedented times.

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Please note you will be redirected to Town and Centre Management and asked to register to watch the webinar

Department for International Trade

How the E-Commerce Landscape has Changed: Actionable tips to Help You Navigate the COVID-19 Crisis

You will:

• receive help and advice to sell overseas with confidence
• gain new skills and knowledge
• discover solutions to specific challenges to exporting
• get your exporting questions answered by the experts

Watch now

Please note you will be redirected to Department for International Trade and asked to register to watch the webinar

Tourism NI

Tourism NI have made their Tourism Enterprise Development Webinars available for any tourism business who missed them.

Topics include:

  • Approaching banks and other funders
  • Business resilience and leadership in a crisis
  • Working capital management for Tourism businesses
  • Job retention scheme for Tourism businesses
  • COVID-19 cashflow

Watch now

Coronavirus Business Advice and Support

The AND business team is here to support you.

For further information or if you need help and advice, please get in touch via email or telephone 028 9147 3788