Compassionate Employers Webinars
Sign up to our upcoming webinars and workshops, and watch previous sessions. You'll gain insightful tips and best practice on how to equip managers, communicate with families, and look after bereaved colleagues.
Upcoming webinars and workshops
Coping with Professional Grief workshop
People working in hospices, care homes, hospitals and other care settings often experience the deaths of patients and residents where they work, but this doesn’t mean each death is easier to cope with.
This practical and interactive workshop is for people managing and supporting frontline staff who may frequently experience loss in their roles. This includes professionals working in healthcare, social care, hospices or care homes.
Supporting Employees Through Baby Loss at Work
On Tuesday, October 10th, Compassionate Employers hosted an insightful panel featuring Nick Speight MBE, Dr Kara Davey, and Charlie King. These experts came together to share professional and personal insights for providing gold-standard support for baby loss in the workplace.
Watch the replay to gain access to best practices and walk away with tangible actions to improve your confidence supporting colleagues as well as your overall employee support offer.
How to talk about death at work
On Thursday 11 May, Compassionate Employers hosted a webinar on 'How to talk about death at work' for Dying Matters Awareness Week.
The session featured Simon Blake, CEO Mental Health First Aid England, Aongola Victor Simuyemba, Bereavements Lead at Monzo and Faith Holloway, Compassionate Employers Programme Lead at Hospice UK and provided practical advice, tips and tricks on how to start workplace conversations on this often taboo subject.
Death in Service Webinar with Aviva
On Tuesday 22 March, Compassionate Employers hosted a webinar with Andy Whalley, UK People Advice Consultant at Aviva, to share their death in service guide, as well as tips, guidance, and best practice for supporting your organisation through a death in service.
Aviva is the first recipient of the Compassionate Employers Gold Award.
Click here to download the Death in Service template guide.
Bereavement at Work Experts Panel
On Tuesday 6th December 2022, Compassionate Employers hosted a Bereavement at Work Experts Panel to mark National Grief Awareness Week.
The panel included:
• Laura Barrett, Bereavement Support Worker at St Oswald's Hospice.
• Daniel Callaghan, Employer Branding at Capital One
• Harley Cunningham, Internal Bereavement Consultant at Virgin Media 02
• Samantha Langford, MSc Bereavement Lead at Let's Improve Workplace Wellbeing
Explore our Compassionate Employers resources, find out more about the workplace wellbeing programme and take a free 'Are you a compassionate employer?' mini-assessment.