Fixed Income UK/EU – The Roadmap to a Return to Office: Digital Boardroom

Fixed Income UK/EU – The Roadmap to a Return to Office: Digital Boardroom

22 April 2021

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Zoom – BST

Meeting description:

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS MEETING IS IN: BRITISH SUMMER TIME (BST).

Individually tailored learning & networking experience for Heads of Trading, Fixed Income, Credit, and Rates from international and local long-only asset managers, hedge funds, pension funds and wealth managers.. 

The main topic of discussion is: “The roadmap to a return to office: Benchmarking how can heads of desk balance flexible working, remain visible and integrate their teams back onto the trading floor.”

During this digital session, buy side heads will come together to share how they plan their phased return to the office, which will include sharing tips on how you can reintegrate traders on the trading floor, balance flexible working, and best manage trader well-being, performance, and development. In addition, buy side heads will share views on the long-term implications this could have on your roles as heads of desk as well as the trading floors.

If this boardroom focus is a top priority for you book now to request to join the discussion. Once you have selected to join, and your request is accepted, you will receive a notification in “My Notifications” in your profile confirming your booking!

Following this acceptance a member of The Finance Hive team will reach out to schedule some time in your diary to understand more about your specific needs and send you the calendar invite with all the details you need.

You can review all your meetings and status of your bookings in “My Meetings” on your profile page.

Your Peer Group Is Your Secret Source – Closed doors, Open minds, Chatham House Rule applies.

Topics of discussion include:

  • Strategies and Timeframes to Return
  • Management
  • Team Development
  • Long Term Impact

Detailed breakdown of Roundtable topics:

Strategies and timeframes to return

  • Benchmarking approaches for return- How are buy side heads plotting their phased return  into the office? 
  • Office vs remote working- What is a realistic amount of days for traders to return to the  office? 
  • What are the concerns of continuing to have trading teams dislocated and how can they  be addressed? 

 

Management

  • How can managers be ’visible’ as we return to the office with the prospect of flexible  working? 
  • How do you foresee managing teams with a hybrid model of remote and office working?
  • What are the concerns of continuing to have trading teams dislocated and how can they  be addressed? 

 

Team development

  • How can you stop long term remote working stunting progression for those who need to  work from home more? 
  • How can you minimize ‘office envy’ for those that cannot return to the office full time?
  • How can you best integrate junior traders on the floor who have only experienced remote  working?  

 

Long term impact

  • Will flexible arrangements be the long-term future? 
  • What will the new normal look like?