The Future of Work: How to Manage the Transition

Tuesday, 18 January
10.30 am-11.30 am

Teaming up with FBCC Patron Goodwille, and the Danish-UK Association, we welcome you to this fireside chat for a timely discussion exploring a range of pressing “return to office” topics.

Our speakers, Goodwille’s HR Manager Jacqui Brown and HR Advisors Anni Glesaaen & Robert Winchester will guide you through what to consider and expect in the return to office and hybrid working landscape.

During this webinar, we will cover:

  • Bringing employees back to the office – what you need to consider when developing your “return to work plan”
  • Key considerations for employers implementing flexible remote work arrangements
  • Avoiding discrimination claims when bringing employees back to the office
  • The ‘Zoom Effect’ – Camera’s on/off – the culture of presenteeism
  • Hiring in a remote/hybrid working environment – avoiding discrimination and bias

The webinar is free to attend and will be beneficial for all employers, particularly SME business owners, directors, and HR professionals. To request a place for yourself or a colleague, please register. Note registration will be handled directly by Goodwille and thus will be handling your data when registering.

To ensure this session is engaging and interactive for all participants, we will hold a Q&A session at the end of the webinar where you are able to have your questions answered.


10.25 Login (Note! Please mute your microphone and turn off the camera when entering the room)
10.30 Welcome and Programme start
11.10 Questions & answers. (We encourage and welcome you to submit your questions in advance to
11.30 End of programme



Jacqui Brown
HR Manager @Goodwille
Jacqui Brown is the HR Manager at Goodwille and provides high-quality and compliant HR advice across the full spectrum of HR services for a portfolio of Goodwille clients. She supports employers with the full employment lifecycle in the UK, giving employers pragmatic advice on technical matters relating to HR issues including employee relations, organisation design, policies and procedures, implementation of new contracts and staff handbooks, benefits and salary levels, recruitment, and training solutions.

Anni Glesaaen
HR Advisor @Goodwille
Anni has been helping Scandinavian businesses expand into the UK for over 15 years, so she has a good understanding of the challenges entrepreneurs face when starting up in the UK. As an HR Advisor at Goodwille, Anni is responsible for developing and implementing policies and HR documents on issues such as working conditions, performance management, disciplinary & grievances procedures, interpreting and advising on employment and immigration law, bench-marking and advising on salary and employee benefits, developing and implementing downsizing activities and liaising with headquarters on aligning global HR strategy with UK legal requirements.

Robert Winchester
HR Advisor @Goodwille
Rob has previously worked as an HR consultant and in-house HR Generalist. He has recently joined Goodwille as an HR Advisor and has experience in; managing complex employee relations cases, drafting policy documents and contracts of employment. He also has experience in salary bench-marking and recruitment. He is trained in several psychometric profiling tools and enjoys helping managers and employees get the most from their working experience by fostering collaboration and building productive teams. He is particularly keen on helping companies achieve their full potential through empowering their employees via modern working practices. Rob has a Post Graduate Diploma in Employment Law.

Moderator: Gunnar Papendick Larsen
Managing Director @Danish-UK Association
Gunnar is the Managing Director of The Danish-UK Association, and as such, he has the overall responsibility for managing the day-to-day business of the Association. He is also a member of the Board. He is an international business developer with years of experience in international human business networks. He has previously undertaken market research in the British healthcare sector and organised conferences all around the world. Just prior to starting at the Association what was then the Danish-UK Chamber of Commerce, he worked close to 10 years for Invest in Denmark, the national development agency, attracting companies to set up operation in Denmark – initially six years in London followed by good three years in the San Francisco/Palo Alto, US. He has been living in the UK otherwise since 1994.

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Please note, registration will be handled directly by Goodwille, and your data will be handled by them.

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