How transparent and open communication can guide your business through a crisis

Trust, transparency and open lines of communication have never been more crucial than they are in the current crisis.  These values and practices are key to fostering a collaborative and innovative environment between the workforce, customers, supply chain and external stakeholders.

On Thursday 30th of April, the EOA will be hosting an EOA Better Together Webinar entitled “How transparent and open communication can guide your business through a crisis”. Host Deb Oxley will be joined by expert guest speakers from employee owned businesses who will share how open communication has benefited them, as well as discussing the impact this can have on how businesses might recover once the crisis is over.

If you would like to attend, register for your place on this webinar by clicking here and entering your details.

The EOA is recording the full series of Better Together Webinars and making them available for all to view after the event, you can find a full list of all previous webinars on the COVID-19 Information Hub as well as information on upcoming webinars.


Guest Speakers

Founder and Managing Director of Jerba Campervans, Simon Poole, will share how they have been communicating with furloughed colleagues during Covid-19 and the approach they have taken to engaging with their smaller suppliers to ensure they keep trading in such uncertain times.

Finance Director of Scott Bader UK and EOA Board Member, Rob Knight, will share Scott Bader’s approach to managing the international supply and demand of their chemical products during the crisis whilst preparing the workforce for shutdown. Rob will be elaborating on how transparency, trust and innovation has been at the heart of the business during this unprecedented time.

Andrew Harrison, Partner of Co-ownership Solutions will share his expert knowledge and insight on the importance of employee engagement and how inclusive communications are integral to a business.  He will draw on his vast amount of experiences as a specialist employee ownership advisor and being an independent Chair of Trustees and a Trustee Director.