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COVID-19 HR Podcast

Covid-19 and its impact on HR and Learning & Development | Podcast

Acacia Learning Podcasts: Listen to industry experts discuss topical HR and L&D issues, advice and trends.

The news is filled with stories of companies who are cutting their work forces as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Join Krishna Vytelingum and guests, Julie Cook, Acacia Director and Marco Van Dyk, CIPD tutor who discuss the impact of COVID-19 on HR and L&D.

Our expert speakers also discuss the following on this podcast:

– When companies face difficult trading environments L&D budgets are cut – is this worthwhile?
– Should retraining the workforce be considered instead of firing and re-hiring?
– Is there an ethical responsibility for a company to try to re-train a current member of staff?
– Furlough is coming to an end soon – how can companies be better prepared for future?

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