Webinar Recording: Covid-19 and the workplace – what is the research telling us so far?

13 Oct 2020
Sarah Clarke

Webinar Recording: Covid-19 and the workplace – what is the research telling us so far?

Covid-19 has dramatically altered the working world. What does this mean for workplaces in terms of health and wellbeing?

The full extent of Covid-19’s impact on health and wellbeing, particularly on employees, is not fully understood. Working from home, significant shifts in working patterns, and mental health impacts of Covid-19 and new organisational practices and expectations are just a few of the issues now facing employers and employees. What are the longer term implications of our new work reality? What practices should we maintain post-Covid-19 and what should be changed?

Steve Bevan shares the latest research around Covid-19 and the workplace:




About the speaker

Stephen Bevan is head of HR research development at IES.  Stephen returned to IES in April 2016 after spending 15 years as Director of Research and Managing Director at The Work Foundation. He has conducted research and consultancy on high-performance work practices, employee reward strategy, performance management, staff engagement and retention, and ‘good work’. He has a special interest in workforce health and wellbeing, having led a number of national and international projects focusing on workforce health and the impact of chronic illness on productivity and social inclusion.

Stephen is an adviser to a number of UK government departments and has advised employers and policymakers in Europe, Asia-Pacific, Australasia and North America a regular columnist for HR Magazine, a judge at the Global Healthy Workplace Awards and an adviser to the government’s Mental Health and Employment Review. He is a member of the Britain’s Healthiest Company expert advisory group.


This online Workplace Health Breakfast Seminar was sponsored by Sanofi, Towergate Health & Protection, and Health Management, a MAXIMUS company.


C3 is partnering with RAND Europe and SOM to curate our series of workplace health seminars. These morning seminars take place online via Zoom. See our events listing for upcoming sessions.