- 17 Apr 2024
Striking the balance hybrid working vs. company culture
Have you got the balance right between offering hybrid working and maintaining your company culture?
The advent of remote and hybrid working has brought new benefits and challenges to business: while it allows for a more flexible workforce, company culture is also impacted.
The event will feature a panel discussion, moderated by IoD Essex Chair Paul Durrant, to understand the conundrum hybrid working presents and best practice tips on how you can effectively engage your hybrid and remote workers to boost the corporate atmosphere.
There will also be time for networking prior to and after the panel discussion and IoD members will be joined by Essex Cricket Club members, providing great opportunity to make new connections. However, places are limited so make sure to book early to avoid disappointment.
* This event qualifies for 1 hour of CPD. *
Anthony McGrath, Head Coach of Essex Cricket
Anthony is a former England Cricket International (Four Tests and 14 ODIs) who is now the Head Coach of Essex CCC. Since being appointed in November 2017, Essex CCC have won multiple trophies, including both the County Championship Division One and Division Two titles, the T20 Blast, and the Bob Willis Trophy. Essex CCC are renowned within the professional game for having a positive team culture, which has enabled the team to consistently perform above expectations.
Cllr Louise McKinlay, Head of Essex County Council
Cllr Louise McKinlay is currently the Deputy Leader of Essex County Council (ECC) following her re-election in May 2021, as well as being the Cabinet Member for Levelling Up, Communities and Business Engagement.
Cllr McKinlay is actively leading for Essex County Council on the priority area of Levelling Up, work that former Education Secretary and Chair of The Purpose Coalition, Justine Greening, has described as “trail blazing.” Through the work of the Levelling up Programme, she is working with dedicated officers to increase the range of skills and employment opportunities available, improve educational outcomes and strengthen communities.
Roisin Sweeney, Director of Membership Services, IoD
Previously Head of Networks and Engagement at the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers, Roisin has a wealth of experience working for professional membership bodies, primarily in the construction and healthcare sectors, with a focus on building community networks, delivering value-add activities for members and providing the highest quality customer experience.
Victoria Keil, Deputy Chair, Essex Cricket Board
Victoria has seventeen years’ experience as a People Professional and Occupational Psychologist, working across a multitude of large global organisations and more recently in the last 6 years working in tech start-ups/ scale ups. In 2023, Victoria was appointed Deputy Chair of the Essex Cricket Board.
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