Registration is now open for a webinar on The impact of coronavirus on jobs in construction and the built environment, to be held on Wednesday, 8th April from 1pm to 3pm.

This webinar will cover all aspects of paid employment in the construction industry during the age of the coronavirus, including the Job Retention Scheme, Furloughing and the Workforce Exchange Programme.

Speakers will include Hannah Vickers, CEO of the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (the author of the CLC Job Retention Guidance); Steve Corbett, Head of Client Solutions at Capita Resourcing, who is managing the Government’s Workforce Exchange Programme; together with experts from UHY Hacker Young and Beale & Co who give a view from the accountancy and legal professions.

To Register for this webinar please click here  .

This is the first event organised by CIC in a series of thought leadership events on Construction in the Age of Coronavirus, which will also include events organised by the Association for Consultancy and Engineering.   The full line-up of future events is:

Tuesday, 7 April (12pm) – People in a Pandemic (organised by ACE)*

Wednesday, 8 April (1pm) – The impact of coronavirus on jobs in construction and the built environment

Thursday, 9 April (1-30pm) – Communicating in a Crisis (organised by ACE)**

Wednesday, 15 April (pm) – The future for the Self-Employed

Thursday, 23 April (pm) – Turnaround and Recovery

Monday, 27 April (pm) – Mental Health and Wellbeing

T.B.A – Construction Contracts in the Age of Coronavirus

T.B.A – Professional Liability in the Age of Coronavirus

T.B.A – Dispute Resolution in the Age of Coronavirus

*People in a Pandemic (07.04.20, 12.00pm)
Exploring the HR and people issues raised by the crisis such as remote working, staff morale and more. Mental wellbeing coach Tahirih McLaren-Brown of Your Flourishing Life will explore how your company can reduce stress, increase happiness and grow resilience whilst working from home. Register by clicking  here

** Communicating in a Crisis (09.04.20, 1.30pm)
With special guest Andy Walker, editor of Infrastructure Intelligence, we will explore the steps you need to take to communicate effectively externally, internally and with stakeholders and clients. Stuart Young, BEIS joins us to help answer any questions.  Register by clicking here

Three webinars have already been run by ACE on Emergency Response, Supporting SMEs and Procurement and these can be replayed here .

Details to register for the other CIC webinars will be released as soon as possible.