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COVID-19 Webcasts: Implications of Coronavirus for Employers

The latest and most accurate facts around the economic and business impacts of COVID-19 and how they are impacting employers

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COVID 19 Coronavirus

July 10, 2020

Below you will find a summary of recent and upcoming COVID-19 webcasts.

Upcoming webcasts

We continue to add new webcasts to our Implications of Coronavirus for Employers series. While we finalize the next topics in our series, please find links to access our past webcast recordings below.


Recent webcasts

Dealing with a Difficult Umbrella Market
In this July 9 webcast, our experts discussed the underlying causes of the hard umbrella market and provided practical considerations for coverage, capacity and attachment points, as well as the interplay between primary and umbrella/excess programs.


Safeguarding Capital and Creating Value Amidst Business Disruption
In this July 7 webcast, experts from our Human Capital and Benefits and Risk practices shared strategic and tactical guidance for how organizations can navigate financial and market volatility in the near-term and identify long-term opportunities to create value for stakeholders in the future.


Distressed Organizations
In this June 30 webcast, we discussed the challenges facing distressed organizations in light of an environment marked by unprecedented risk, tremendous market volatility and unforeseen financial challenges. Our experts provided insight on how to get your D&O coverage bankruptcy-ready, discussed transactional insurance and presented claims trends and risks facing distressed organizations.


Re-imagining Your FINEX Insurance During COVID-19 and Afterward
On June 24, our FINEX experts discussed directors and officers (D&O), employment practices liability, claims and cyber risk considerations for organizations managing through the COVID-19 pandemic and hardening market.


Re-imagining Your Casualty Insurance During COVID-19 and Afterward
On June 16, our casualty broking, analytics and risk control experts discussed how to re-imagine your casualty insurance by sharing perspectives on measuring the impact of exposures from COVID-19, remodeling casualty exposures and evaluating/negotiating a new program.


Prioritizing Employee Wellbeing
On June 12, thought leaders from across our Human Capital and Benefits business explored the emotional, social and financial wellbeing implications resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic; specifically, speakers outlined actions employers can take to effectively support wellbeing across diverse workforces.


Re-imagining Your Property Insurance During COVID-19 and Afterward
In our June 5 webcast, our experts provided valuable information and perspectives on evaluating property exposures, leveraging risk controls and optimizing your property insurance costs.


Leveraging Opportunities for a Sustainable Reset
In this May 29 webcast, Willis Towers Watson experts explored the intersection of people, purpose and workforce strategy to help organizations define a path forward in a post-pandemic human capital environment.


Reimagining the workplace: Employee wellbeing in the new normal
During this May 20 session, our experts explored how Canadian organizations are restoring stability, while HR leaders re-establish what it means to return to work and define what the new normal will eventually be.


Restoring Stability: Emerging Principles and Priorities
During this May 15 session, Willis Towers Watson thought leaders from our Human Capital and Risk practices outlined a roadmap for restoring stability, including key considerations to protect and support your people and manage risk across all facets of your business.


Deeper Dive into Employee Experience
On April 22, a panel of Talent and Employee insights experts discussed the impact COVID-19 is having on the Employee Experience. Using insights from our latest research, the webcast explored how organizations can lead with empathy through the crisis and restore stability for their business and their people.


Deeper Dive into Work and Rewards
On April 14, Willis Towers Watson experts took a closer look at the key issues, data and the practical steps that organizations should take to stay ahead of the challenges surrounding patterns of work and the ways that organizations reward employees.


Deeper Dive into Retirement Program Implications
On April 9, informed by our latest research, Willis Towers Watson thought leaders discussed the full spectrum of retirement program implications around coronavirus (COVID-19), including the effects of market volatility on pension funded status and employee savings, the role of retirement plans in workforce transitions, and recommended retirement plan actions to take now and going forward.


Deeper Dive into Health and Welfare Program Implications
On April 7, Willis Towers Watson experts discussed the health and welfare program implications of COVID-19. Informed by our latest insights and new survey data demonstrating how employers are responding to rapid developments and shifting priorities to protect and support employees in this unprecedented environment.


Workforce and Business Implications of Coronavirus
On April 2, our thought leaders discussed ways to keep your employees supported and engaged during this highly stressful time. Our experts also provided their perspective on managing labor cost and risk, including compensation and benefits, in an economic slowdown.


COVID-19: Insurance coverage concerns and market conditions
On March 26, a panel of Corporate Risk and Broking experts explored COVID-19 insurance concerns related to property business interruption coverage and claims; general liability coverage and claims; casualty coverage and claims; and their perspective on insurance marketplace conditions in this pandemic situation.


COVID-19: Implications of coronavirus for employers
On March 10, Willis Towers Watson held a webcast to share the latest facts around COVID-19 as well as the results of and trends from two recent employer surveys conducted about expectations, plans and actions taken to address COVID-19 issues. In addition, we shared the complex employer implications around the virus, including leadership ideas to counter current challenges and the potential impacts on benefit, reward, mobility and other business programs.

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