People at the Centre: Remote, but Not Distant - Monitoring and Managing Performance

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    We would like to invite you to the second panel webinar in our “Employees at the Centre: Remote but not Distant” series, looking at the world of remote working. Where the first webinar (a summary of which is available to view online) focussed on employee engagement, the second will look at monitoring and managing performance remotely.

    We are delighted to be joined once again by Mel Robinson from ADP and Stuart Martin from IBM, as well as welcoming Chris Donnelly, Founder and CEO of VERB, the luxury digital marketing agency. He will share his experiences of moving VERB to a fully remote workforce, including the challenges that have arisen and how they have been managing performance since the transition.

    Chris Donnelly – Chris is the Founder and CEO of VERB, and was recognised as one of Forbes' 30 under 30 in 2020. VERB was founded by Chris from his university bedroom seven years ago and has since grown to be a leading luxury digital marketing agency, with clients ranging from Jimmy Choo to Alexa Chung.

    David Regan (Chair) – David is a director in our Labour & Employment team and leads a number of our wellbeing initiatives, including on mental health. David has helped numerous clients connect, share and discuss key issues relating to remote working and the management of employees throughout lockdown, including running a number of panel webinars and small group sessions on the topic.

    Stuart Martin – Stuart is a partner in the Talent and Transformation team at IBM and has significant experience with assisting clients in pivoting to agile working, as well as advising clients on future-proofing their HR and talent processes. Stuart will share with us some of the challenges that IBM’s clients have faced, as well as the latest IBM research in this area.

    Mel Robinson – Mel is a senior director and HR business partner for ADP, with responsibility for global field- and office-based teams. Having recently managed these teams through a transition to remote working as a result of COVID-19, Mel will share her experiences of this transition, as well as how she and her team have assisted line managers with keeping two diverse groups of employees engaged and focused through these challenging times.