Embassy Management eForum
Virtual meetings connecting diplomatic community with UK authorities, regulators and diplomatic service providers to share best practice on mission management
Unlocking Lockdown – How Can Diplomatic Missions Manage a Covid-Safe Return To Work?
6 May 2021
Platinum Sponsor: Cigna
What do Embassy Human Resource Managers need to consider when managing a covid-safe return to work? An event in partnership with Cigna Global, this will include an expert panel from Public Health England, Public Health directors from the City of Westminster and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and Human Resources experts from Cigna Global.
The Embassy as Employer – Date TBC
Guidance on compliance issues for diplomatic missions when employing local staff, including employment regulations, immigration requirements and diplomatic immunity.
Embassy Finance Series: Tax, pensions and payroll of local Staff – Date TBC
Guidance on compliance when it comes to tax, pensions and payroll (including off-payroll working) for locally employed staff, with HMRC Embassy Unit and the Pensions Regulator.
Embassy Finance Series: Embassy Banking, Insurance and Taxes – Date TBC
Guidance on compliance issues for embassy banking, rates and taxes with HMRC, UK Finance and local authorities.
Green Embassy Series: Green Embassy Transport – Date TBC
A session on sustainable transport options for diplomatic missions, including electric vehicles, workplace charging schemes, cycle to work schemes, low emission zones, low traffic neighbourhoods and the congestion charge. Embassy transport managers will receive guidance on new plans for greener neighbourhoods as well as regulations and schemes from local authorities, Transport for London and electric vehicle manufacturers.
Green Embassy Series: Sustainable Property Management – Date TBC
Compliant sustainable strategies for embassies, through using green energy suppliers, installing renewable energy sources, conserving energy and water, reducing single-use plastic. Advice from local authorities and sustainable facilities managers.