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All Acas events on Absence for all regions

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30 June 2017
10:00 - 16:00 Nearly Full
Can't Do or Won't Do - Performance or Capability

What happens when you have a member of staff who may not be able to do the job, or won't do the job?

This event focuses on poor performance and absenteeism and takes you through ways of approaching these difficult issues.

This event is nearly full

Maidstone
4 July 2017
09:30 - 13:00 Nearly Full
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. This event is nearly full

Derby
4 July 2017
09:30 - 12:30 Nearly Full
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. This event is nearly full

Manchester
7 July 2017
09:30 - 13:30
Greater Manchester Network Forum

A half day Acas NW networking event including lunch.







Our regular network event will focus on absence and in particular absence related to stress or mental health issues which are difficult to manage but can impact massively on business and productivity. We will be joined by the Health & Safety Executive to look at the tools and skills available to help address these areas.







Alan Lewis of Irwin  Mitchell Solicitors will also provide the usual informative employment law update.


Manchester
12 July 2017
10:00 - 16:00
How to Manage Absence

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

Worthing
13 July 2017
17:00 - 20:00
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.

Newcastle upon Tyne
19 July 2017
10:00 - 16:00
How to Manage Absence

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

Maidstone
19 July 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
26 July 2017
10:00 - 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.

London
2 August 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
2 August 2017
10:00 - 16:00
How to Manage Absence

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

Portsmouth
4 August 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
8 August 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
10 August 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.

Wrexham
15 August 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.



Exeter
15 August 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.


Glasgow
18 August 2017
10:00 - 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.

London
29 August 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
31 August 2017
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.

Stevenage
4 September 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
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
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
26 September 2017
09:30 - 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.



Swansea
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 - 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 - 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
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
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 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