COVID-19/Coronavirus

The CIPD Festival of Work - updated 27 March 2020

In light of restrictions on events due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), the CIPD and Haymarket Media Group (who deliver events on behalf of the CIPD) are exploring all the available options, with regards to this event.

We appreciate this is a difficult time for all. Our intention is to offer you support and keep you updated on the event’s position during these unprecedented times, whilst we continue to work to deliver the best event experience for you.

If you have any questions, please contact us.

Review Haymarket Media Group's Coronavirus Policy and booking term revisions for all CIPD events.

Rachel Suff

Senior Policy Adviser Employment Relations, CIPD

Nick Davison

Head of Health Services, Leisure Benefits and Hotels, John Lewis Partnership

Dr Shaun Davis

Global Director Compliance and Sustainability, Royal Mail Group

Louise Aston

Well-being Director, Business in the Community

People Management, Engagement and Reward | World Cafe | 11:00 – 12:00

Developing more resilient workforces - addressing the root causes of stress and poor mental health to increase engagement and productivity

  • designing effective initiatives to reduce stress, anxiety and boost people’s resilience while reducing absenteeism 
  • supporting people through uncertainty and job insecurity to increase productivity during change
  • encouraging managers to plan workloads effectively and break the silence around mental health