The Great Return: How to Restart Businesses from COVID19 Lockdown

Course Overview

This online session will look in detail at what you should consider as we move to the next stage of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Written by Pandemic Planning expert, David Hutcheson MBCI, the session will include a Q&A section for delegates to ask David any questions they may have.

The materials and content for this training will be updated prior to the session, in line with the ongoing and changing situation, and any new UK Government advice.

If you are interested in arranging this course for your workplace call:
UK 01253 542650
Rest of world +441253542650

What's included?

  • Q&A Section
  • Access to recorded session after the live session has run
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Details & Programme

The session is broken down into topics exploring what should be considered as the ongoing situation with COVID-19 develops. The session will include information on the indicators for return, the practicalities of reopening a building, employee expectations and Health & Safety.

The session will be presented by David Hutcheson MBCI, who has been involved in pandemic planning for over 10 years. David was voted CIR Industry Personality of the Year in 2010. He has been an adviser to many small and multi-national organisations and has also worked in the public sector.

Topics Covered

  • The indicators for return
  • Employee expectations
  • The practicalities of reopening a building
  • Mapping the journey once inside
  • Desks, common areas and catering
  • Cleaning
  • Health and Safety
  • Communications
  • Things to consider
  • Finance
  • Supply chain
  • Sales and Marketing
  • HR
  • Post pandemic review
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Course Benefits

By the end of the session you will:

  • Understand the areas you should consider as we move to the next stage of the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Be able to identify the indicators for returning to work
  • Be able to effectively plan for returning to work
  • Be aware of the practicalities of reopening a building
  • Understand some of the expectations employees will have
  • Understand the logistics of the working environment following a pandemic
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Who Should Attend?

This session is aimed at those wishing to raise their awareness of the pandemic and return to work steps, particularly those involved with their organisation's response to COVID-19.

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In-house Options

If you would like this training delivered for your organisation only, please contact the BC Training team on 01253 542650 or email

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“David [Hutcheson] has been brilliant to listen to during this crisis. Hope he can do more sessions!”

Jan Turner
Cats Protection

Overall course rating: 10/10


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