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To watch the stream, click here.

To participate in the Q&A session, access the panel’s Slido page, or visit and enter #300.

Join Bright Blue for the first event in our new ‘Past the pandemic’ series, exploring how COVID-19 is changing the world of work.

The online panel will start on Friday 13th November 2020 at 11:15, and will include a Q&A session. Please submit your questions through Slido, either by clicking here or by entering our event code (#300) at

Nadhim Zahawi MP

Nadhim Zahawi is the Minister for Business and Industry at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. He has been the Member of Parliament for Stratford-on-Avon since 2010.

Frances O’Grady

Frances O’Grady is the General Secretary of the British Trades Union Congress, a position she has held since 2013.

Matthew Taylor CBE

Matthew Taylor CBE is the Chief Executive of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA). He chaired the Review of Modern Employment, which published its report in July 2017.

Richard Ford

Richard Ford is the Director of Enterprise Services & Solutions for HP in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.

Chair: Ryan Shorthouse

Ryan is the Founder and Chief Executive of Bright Blue.