EP76 Reflecting on the Pandemic with Employment Minister, Mims Davies MP
Raise The Bar
My guest this week is Mims Davies. Mims is the Employment Minister and Mid Sussex Conservative MP. In this episode, we reflect on the past year for the minister and the impact of the pandemic on the Department for Work and Pensions. Before Covid-19, employment was at a 45 year high, but following the first lockdown announcement on 23rd March, when the Prime Minister instructed us to ‘stay at home’, the employment landscape changed overnight. I ask Mims how she fostered employee wellbeing in her government department following the extraordinary new workload that they faced and, looking back, if she would’ve made any decisions differently with the benefit of hindsight. We talk about those excluded from SEISS, how the government is preparing for the end of the furlough scheme in September, and how small businesses can engage with the kickstart scheme to hire young people with wages subsidised through public funding. Mims also shares her view on the future of jobs, non-linear career paths and the gig economy. To end the episode, Mims tells us about how she overcame presenteeism this past year and her path to entering and progressing in politics. This conversation was recorded on 30th April 2021. Want to share your view on something we discussed on the podcast? Email us firstname.lastname@example.org. Guest - Mims Davies Host - Frankie Cotton Sound Editor - Beth Davison Tweet us https://twitter.com/raisehq_ Join us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/raisehq_ Visit https://www.raisethe.bar Connect with Mims Davies https://www.mimsdavies.org.uk/ https://twitter.com/mimsdavies https://www.instagram.com/mimsdaviesmp/ Connect with Frankie Cotton https://twitter.com/FrankieCotton_ https://www.instagram.com/frankiecotton_/ Raise The Bar is a Let’s Be Frank production. https://www.letsbefrank.co/
Care Talk Business Podcast - Recruitment in Social Care with Mims Davies MP, Minister for Employment
Care Talk Business Podcasts
Care Talk Business - http://caretalk-business.co.uk/ Nominate for the Premier Supplier Awards - https://caretalk-business.co.uk/scps/ Care Talk Business Podcasts are a series of lively podcasts which aim to provide top tips for promoting best practice in social care, that will have a real impact on outcomes for staff and service users. Guests include high profile personalities from inside and outside the social care arena, representing care providers, politicians, social care commentators and suppliers to the sector. This podcast is bought to you by Care Talk Business in association with the Premier Supplier Awards, recognising excellence in suppliers of products and service to the care sector, showcasing innovation, customer service and demonstrating outstanding client outcomes. In this episode, host Karen Rogers, Owner for Herefordshire Care Homes talks to Mims Davies MP, Minister for Employment. Mims discusses her passion for social care, alongside some of the key issues affecting the sector, including Government initiatives to boost the social care workforce. For Part Two of the podcast, Karen speaks to Dr Len Lofts, CEO of the Northam Care Trust, a real example of how the social care sector can reap the rewards of the Government’s Kickstart Scheme
Mims Davies is the Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Employment and the MP for Mid Sussex. On the podcast, she talks to Katy Balls about how her family became lifelong carers when her dad was attacked at work, about why she didn't come out as a Tory in her student days at Swansea University and why her change of seat in the 2019 election was not all that it seems.
Mims Davies is the Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Employment and the MP for Mid Sussex. On the podcast, she talks to Katy about how her family became lifelong carers when her dad was attacked at work, about why she didn't come out as a Tory in her student days at Swansea University and why her change of seat in the 2019 election was not all that it seems.
Dan Wootton Drivetime | Local lockdowns, Mims Davies, Christine Jardine, Jonathan Gullis
The Dan Wootton Show
As it’s revealed unemployment rate is at the highest in three years, Mims Davies, Minister for Employment at the Department for Work and Pensions, joins us to unpick why. Plus Christine Jardine, Liberal Democrat MP and Jonathan Gullis, Conservative MP react to Keir Starmer’s announcement that he wants a lockdown of 2-3 weeks. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Join The Telegraph’s Sport team in conversation with Judy Murray, Maggie Alphonsi, Dina Asher-Smith and Minister for Sport Mims Davies as they discuss the scale of ambition for women’s sport, opportunities for brands and reveal a ground-breaking editorial initiative.