KPMG COVID-19 Webinar Series

Coronavirus is a global health crisis with far reaching implications, the extent of which are still becoming apparent. We are committed to supporting our clients through this period of extended uncertainty. We will therefore be hosting a series of webinars to provide updates and discuss immediate, medium and long-term actions that can help you manage the challenges ahead.
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Upcoming Webinars
We’ll continue to host our new reality for business leaders webinars bi-weekly. If you are interested in registering for our next event on Wednesday 16 September, 12.30 – 13.30 please contact newrealitywebinars@kpmg.co.uk.
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 New reality for business leaders – Week 20 – Featuring NewRiver and Flint Global
We reflected on what’s happened over the summer and looked ahead to the Autumn and Christmas period. Allan Lockhart, Chief Executive of real estate investment trust NewRiver REIT plc, shared perspectives on retail, real estate and changing consumer trends, as well as how he is preparing for the new reality. Giles Wilkes, Specialist Partner at Flint Global, business advisors on policy and politics, discussed the recovery of the UK economy including the Industrial Strategy and levelling up agenda. Anna Purchas, KPMG’s Head of People in the UK, joined us to share some views on our return to work strategy. Paul Martin, KPMG’s UK Head of Retail, discussed the latest key trends and demand forecast for the sector.

 Preparing for the new reality – Week 19 – Featuring the CBI and MedCity
Dame Carolyn Fairbairn, Director-General at the CBI, shared her key considerations for business and Government over the next few months, including addressing regional disparity, international trade flows and a green recovery. Neelam Patel, MedCity CEO, provided a medical perspective on ‘track and trace’ and vaccine developments. Angelika Huber-Straßer, Head of Corporates at KPMG in Germany, provided insights into the local economy, sectors impacted by the pandemic and their ‘return to work’ experience. Claire Warnes, KPMG Partner and Head of Education, Skills and Productivity, looked at what businesses can do to support the skills disparity and levelling up agenda.

 Preparing for the new reality – Week 16 - Featuring British Land
On this webinar, Chris Grigg, CEO of British Land, shared how they are preparing for the recovery and their outlook for the future, including expectations around occupiers' footprints and opportunities for future investment. Tim Knight, Customer Advisory Partner at KPMG Nunwood, provided latest insights on customer expectations and what this could mean for the future of consumer behaviour. Paul Henninger, Partner and Head of Data & Analytics at KPMG, discussed the significance of data as we plan for the new reality and how we can use it to revisit business models. Finally, Alasdair Murray, Director of External Affairs at KPMG, joined us to summarise the Government's plans to kick start the UK economy and what this means for business.

 Preparing for the new reality – Week 11 – Featuring Vodafone and Hanbury Strategy
We were joined by Nick Read, Group Chief Executive of Vodafone, who shared insights on their COVID-19 journey and their planning for the future. James McBride of Hanbury Strategy explored the possible trajectory of COVID-19 and the variables that will impact it, including expectations on the UK’s emergence from lockdown compared to other countries. Giuseppe Latorre, Head of Deal Advisory at KPMG in Italy, shared insights on how Italy are easing out of lockdown, returning to work and reigniting their economy. Finally, Jo Stringer, KPMG Strategy Partner, shared her perspective on how businesses are preparing for the new customer in the new reality.

 Building Resilience – Week 7 – Featuring Sir Roger Carr, Chairman, BAE Systems and James McBride from Hanbury Strategy
Sir Roger Carr, Chairman of BAE Systems shared his views on the challenges of returning to work and maintaining resilience across operations and complex supply chains. In addition, James McBridge from Hanbury Strategy discussed the key areas to focus on to restart business. Our Chief Economist Yael Selfin returned to discuss the latest regional economic update and Iain Prince covered practical tips for the return to work.

 Responding to COVID-19 – Week 1 – Featuring Eurasia Group
Hear from experts from Eurasia Group and KPMG’s specialists, including our Chief Medical Adviser, on the immediate and medium to long term actions you need to consider.

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