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All Acas events on Absence for all regions

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4 September 2017
09:30 - 16:30 Nearly Full
Effective Absence Management

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence. Understand the skills required to conduct successful Return to Work interviews and be able to plan and carry them out. This event is nearly full

Leeds
6 September 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Managing absence at work

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Torquay
7 September 2017
09:30 - 16:00
Building Resilience in the Workplace

Resilience is the ability of an individual or organisation to anticipate, respond and adapt to difficult events or circumstances.


Building resilience within your workforce will help individuals perform at their highest levels and cope well

during periods of change and adversity.


Whilst resilience is often thought of as something that individuals are born with, research shows that people can

learn to become more resilient.



Radisson Blu Hotel Liverpool
11 September 2017
09:30 - 16:00
Absence Management and Return to Work Interviews

This full day event will provide you with practical management skills to improve attendance in your workplace.

We will focus on good practice techniques to manage absence effectively, including how to conduct a successful return to work interview.


Edinburgh
13 September 2017
10:00 - 13:00
Behaviours at work - understanding the unacceptable

Unacceptable behaviours, such as bullying and harassment or aggressive attitudes, can lead to increased levels of absence, staff turnover, and lower staff morale which can reduce productivity.


The effects of unacceptable behaviours are harmful to all concerned and potentially expensive for organisations with real reputation risks an issue.


This event provides delegates with valuable information about what constitutes unacceptable behaviour and bullying and harassment. We outline what the law says (in regards to the Equality Act) and the views of the Tribunals. We then look at the responsibilities you have as an employer and the implications for choosing not to address these issues.



London
14 September 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Managing absence at work

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Nottingham
15 September 2017
09:30 - 12:30
Managing absence at work

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Liverpool
18 September 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Managing the Invisible

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

CAMBRIDGE
20 September 2017
09:30 - 16:30
Absence Management and Return to Work Interviews

This full day event will provide you with practical management skills to improve attendance in your workplace.

We will focus on good practice techniques to manage absence effectively, including how to conduct a successful return to work interview.


Sheffield
21 September 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Managing absence at work

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Swansea
26 September 2017
09:30 - 13:00 Nearly Full
Behaviours at work - understanding the unacceptable

Unacceptable behaviours, such as bullying and harassment or aggressive attitudes, can lead to increased levels of absence, staff turnover, and lower staff morale which can reduce productivity.


The effects of unacceptable behaviours are harmful to all concerned and potentially expensive for organisations with real reputation risks an issue.


This event provides delegates with valuable information about what constitutes unacceptable behaviour and bullying and harassment. We outline what the law says (in regards to the Equality Act) and the views of the Tribunals. We then look at the responsibilities you have as an employer and the implications for choosing not to address these issues.

This event is nearly full

Swansea
29 September 2017
10:00 - 13:00
Managing Cancer in the Workplace - A Macmillan Coffee Morning hosted by Acas South West

More than 100,000 people of working age are diagnosed with cancer in the UK each year.  There are currently more than 700,000 people of working age living with a cancer diagnosis and many, many more people in work who have some connection to cancer via their family and circle of friends.

This 2 hour session looks at:

The impacts cancer can have on the workplace

*  The specific issues for the employee and their family

*  Good practice in the workplace particularly in respect to difficult conversations and handling emotions.

The event will be accompanied by coffee and cake - the £25 fee and ALL donations will go to Macmillan Cancer Support.


Bristol
29 September 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Can't Do or Won't Do

What happens when you have a member of staff who can't do the job, or won't?

This course will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to manage these difficult situations effectively.



Heathrow
2 October 2017
09:30 - 16:30
Absence Management and Return to Work Interviews

This full day event will provide you with practical management skills to improve attendance in your workplace.

We will focus on good practice techniques to manage absence effectively, including how to conduct a successful return to work interview.


Hull
3 October 2017
09:30 - 16:30
Can't Do or Won't Do

What happens when you have a member of staff who can't do the job, or won't?


This course will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to manage these difficult situations effectively.



Sheffield
3 October 2017
09:30 - 12:30
Managing absence at work

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Manchester
4 October 2017
09:30 - 16:00
Managing Long Term Absence

This full day event will equip you with the knowledge and skills to effectively manage long term staff absences.


It will cover best practice in absence policies, and the practical steps that you and your managers can take to manage cases of long term absence.



Aberdeen
5 October 2017
09:30 - 13:30
Managing absence at work

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Glasgow
6 October 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Can't Do or Won't Do

What happens when you have a member of staff who can't do the job, or won't?


This course will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to manage these difficult situations effectively.



Banbury, Oxfordshire
10 October 2017
09:15 - 13:00
Managing absence at work

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

CAMBRIDGE
17 October 2017
09:30 - 16:30
Effective Absence Management

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence. Understand the skills required to conduct successful Return to Work interviews and be able to plan and carry them out.

Sheffield
17 October 2017
10:00 - 13:00
Behaviours at work - understanding the unacceptable

Unacceptable behaviours, such as bullying and harassment or aggressive attitudes, can lead to increased levels of absence, staff turnover, and lower staff morale which can reduce productivity.


The effects of unacceptable behaviours are harmful to all concerned and potentially expensive for organisations with real reputation risks an issue.


This event provides delegates with valuable information about what constitutes unacceptable behaviour and bullying and harassment. We outline what the law says (in regards to the Equality Act) and the views of the Tribunals. We then look at the responsibilities you have as an employer and the implications for choosing not to address these issues.



London
18 October 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Managing absence at work

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Bournemouth
19 October 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Can't Do or Won't Do

What happens when you have a member of staff who can't do the job, or won't?


This course will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to manage these difficult situations effectively.



Reading
23 October 2017
09:30 - 16:30
Absence Management and Return to Work Interviews

This full day event will provide you with practical management skills to improve attendance in your workplace.

We will focus on good practice techniques to manage absence effectively, including how to conduct a successful return to work interview.


Leeds
24 October 2017
09:30 - 16:30
Can't Do or Won't Do

What happens when you have a member of staff who can't do the job, or won't?


This course will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to manage these difficult situations effectively.



Hull
26 October 2017
09:30 - 12:30
Return to work interviews - How to get them right

Understand the skills required to conduct successful Return to Work interviews and be able to plan and carry them out.

Manchester
26 October 2017
09:30 - 13:30
Managing absence at work

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Edinburgh
31 October 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Can't Do or Won't Do

What happens when you have a member of staff who can't do the job, or won't?


This course will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to manage these difficult situations effectively.



Portsmouth
7 November 2017
09:15 - 13:00
Managing absence at work

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Chelmsford
8 November 2017
09:30 - 16:30
Effective Absence Management

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence. Understand the skills required to conduct successful Return to Work interviews and be able to plan and carry them out.

Hull
9 November 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Holidays

This half day course will cover the main provisions of managing holidays in accordance with the working time regulations, the impact the regulations could have on your business, and help you identify the areas of any existing policies and procedures you may need to review. The training includes trainer led discussion on landmark cases and affords delegates the time to explore the issues and embed their learning.

Cardiff
9 November 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Managing absence at work

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Plymouth
10 November 2017
09:30 - 16:30
Effective Absence Management

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence. Understand the skills required to conduct successful Return to Work interviews and be able to plan and carry them out.

York
14 November 2017
09:30 - 13:30
Return to work interviews - How to get them right

Understand the skills required to conduct successful Return to Work interviews and be able to plan and carry them out.

This training is recognised by the Scottish Centre for Healthy Working Lives


Edinburgh
16 November 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Holidays

This half day course will cover the main provisions of managing holidays in accordance with the working time regulations, the impact the regulations could have on your business, and help you identify the areas of any existing policies and procedures you may need to review. The training includes trainer led discussion on landmark cases and affords delegates the time to explore the issues and embed their learning.

Ewloe
16 November 2017
09:30 - 12:30
Managing absence at work

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Manchester
16 November 2017
09:30 - 12:30
Behaviours at work - understanding the unacceptable

Unacceptable behaviours, such as bullying and harassment or aggressive attitudes, can lead to increased levels of absence, staff turnover, and lower staff morale which can reduce productivity.


The effects of unacceptable behaviours are harmful to all concerned and potentially expensive for organisations with real reputation risks an issue.


This event provides delegates with valuable information about what constitutes unacceptable behaviour and bullying and harassment. We outline what the law says (in regards to the Equality Act) and the views of the Tribunals. We then look at the responsibilities you have as an employer and the implications for choosing not to address these issues.



Newcastle upon Tyne
22 November 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Holidays

This half day course will cover the main provisions of managing holidays in accordance with the working time regulations, the impact the regulations could have on your business, and help you identify the areas of any existing policies and procedures you may need to review. The training includes trainer led discussion on landmark cases and affords delegates the time to explore the issues and embed their learning.

Llanelli
23 November 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Managing absence at work

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Wrexham
24 November 2017
10:00 - 13:00
Behaviours at work - understanding the unacceptable

Unacceptable behaviours, such as bullying and harassment or aggressive attitudes, can lead to increased levels of absence, staff turnover, and lower staff morale which can reduce productivity.


The effects of unacceptable behaviours are harmful to all concerned and potentially expensive for organisations with real reputation risks an issue.


This event provides delegates with valuable information about what constitutes unacceptable behaviour and bullying and harassment. We outline what the law says (in regards to the Equality Act) and the views of the Tribunals. We then look at the responsibilities you have as an employer and the implications for choosing not to address these issues.



London
27 November 2017
09:30 - 16:30
Effective Absence Management

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence. Understand the skills required to conduct successful Return to Work interviews and be able to plan and carry them out.

Leeds
29 November 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Managing absence at work

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Northampton
29 November 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Managing short and long term absence effectively

This full day event will equip you with the knowledge and skills to effectively manage short and long term staff absences.

Farnborough
30 November 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Holidays

This half day course will cover the main provisions of managing holidays in accordance with the working time regulations, the impact the regulations could have on your business, and help you identify the areas of any existing policies and procedures you may need to review. The training includes trainer led discussion on landmark cases and affords delegates the time to explore the issues and embed their learning.

Newport
30 November 2017
09:30 - 16:00
Managing Long Term Absence

This full day event will equip you with the knowledge and skills to effectively manage long term staff absences.


It will cover best practice in absence policies, and the practical steps that you and your managers can take to manage cases of long term absence.



Bristol
30 November 2017
09:30 - 16:00
Managing Long Term Absence

This full day event will equip you with the knowledge and skills to effectively manage long term staff absences.


It will cover best practice in absence policies, and the practical steps that you and your managers can take to manage cases of long term absence.



Glasgow
1 December 2017
09:30 - 16:00
Managing Long Term Absence

This full day event will equip you with the knowledge and skills to effectively manage long term staff absences.

It will cover best practice in absence policies, and the practical steps that you and your managers can take to manage cases of long term absence.



Manchester
5 December 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Managing absence at work

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Swindon
5 December 2017
09:30 - 16:00
Absence Management and Return to Work Interviews

This full day event will provide you with practical management skills to improve attendance in your workplace.

We will focus on good practice techniques to manage absence effectively, including how to conduct a successful return to work interview.


Aberdeen
6 December 2017
09:30 - 12:30
Managing absence at work

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Newcastle upon Tyne
13 December 2017
09:30 - 16:30
Can't Do or Won't Do

What happens when you have a member of staff who can't do the job, or won't?


This course will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to manage these difficult situations effectively.



Leeds
11 January 2018
10:00 - 13:00
Behaviours at work - understanding the unacceptable

Unacceptable behaviours, such as bullying and harassment or aggressive attitudes, can lead to increased levels of absence, staff turnover, and lower staff morale which can reduce productivity.


The effects of unacceptable behaviours are harmful to all concerned and potentially expensive for organisations with real reputation risks an issue.


This event provides delegates with valuable information about what constitutes unacceptable behaviour and bullying and harassment. We outline what the law says (in regards to the Equality Act) and the views of the Tribunals. We then look at the responsibilities you have as an employer and the implications for choosing not to address these issues.



London
16 January 2018
09:15 - 13:00
Managing absence at work

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Colchester
17 January 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Managing the Invisible

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Stevenage
23 January 2018
09:30 - 12:30
Managing absence at work

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Manchester
25 January 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Mediation - improving management skills

Supporting those with people management responsibility. This course will enable delegates to deal more effectively with interventions/conversations to improve working relationships within their team.

Norwich
26 January 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing absence at work

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Cardiff
30 January 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Can't Do or Won't Do

What happens when you have a member of staff who can't do the job, or won't?


This course will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to manage these difficult situations effectively.



Salisbury
1 February 2018
09:30 - 12:30
Return to work interviews - How to get them right

Understand the skills required to conduct successful Return to Work interviews and be able to plan and carry them out.

Manchester
6 February 2018
09:30 - 12:30
Behaviours at work - understanding the unacceptable

Unacceptable behaviours, such as bullying and harassment or aggressive attitudes, can lead to increased levels of absence, staff turnover, and lower staff morale which can reduce productivity.


The effects of unacceptable behaviours are harmful to all concerned and potentially expensive for organisations with real reputation risks an issue.


This event provides delegates with valuable information about what constitutes unacceptable behaviour and bullying and harassment. We outline what the law says (in regards to the Equality Act) and the views of the Tribunals. We then look at the responsibilities you have as an employer and the implications for choosing not to address these issues.



Newcastle upon Tyne
8 February 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Can't Do or Won't Do

What happens when you have a member of staff who can't do the job, or won't?


This course will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to manage these difficult situations effectively.



Bath
8 February 2018
09:30 - 12:30
Managing absence at work

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Newcastle upon Tyne
8 February 2018
10:00 - 13:00
Behaviours at work - understanding the unacceptable

Unacceptable behaviours, such as bullying and harassment or aggressive attitudes, can lead to increased levels of absence, staff turnover, and lower staff morale which can reduce productivity.


The effects of unacceptable behaviours are harmful to all concerned and potentially expensive for organisations with real reputation risks an issue.


This event provides delegates with valuable information about what constitutes unacceptable behaviour and bullying and harassment. We outline what the law says (in regards to the Equality Act) and the views of the Tribunals. We then look at the responsibilities you have as an employer and the implications for choosing not to address these issues.



London
9 February 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Holidays

This half day course will cover the main provisions of managing holidays in accordance with the working time regulations, the impact the regulations could have on your business, and help you identify the areas of any existing policies and procedures you may need to review. The training includes trainer led discussion on landmark cases and affords delegates the time to explore the issues and embed their learning.

Taunton
27 February 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing absence at work

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Nottingham
28 February 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing absence at work

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Ewloe
7 March 2018
09:30 - 15:45
Acas East Midlands Annual Conference Spring 2018

Join Acas and leading experts from industry at a special day of HR masterclasses to help you with organisational challenges, to improve your skills, and to network with other professionals and share information.


Nottingham
13 March 2018
09:15 - 13:00
Managing absence at work

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Bedford
14 March 2018
10:00 - 13:00
Behaviours at work - understanding the unacceptable

Unacceptable behaviours, such as bullying and harassment or aggressive attitudes, can lead to increased levels of absence, staff turnover, and lower staff morale which can reduce productivity.


The effects of unacceptable behaviours are harmful to all concerned and potentially expensive for organisations with real reputation risks an issue.


This event provides delegates with valuable information about what constitutes unacceptable behaviour and bullying and harassment. We outline what the law says (in regards to the Equality Act) and the views of the Tribunals. We then look at the responsibilities you have as an employer and the implications for choosing not to address these issues.



London
16 March 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Holidays

This half day course will cover the main provisions of managing holidays in accordance with the working time regulations, the impact the regulations could have on your business, and help you identify the areas of any existing policies and procedures you may need to review. The training includes trainer led discussion on landmark cases and affords delegates the time to explore the issues and embed their learning.

Cheltenham