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All Acas events on Health, work and wellbeing for all regions

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19 January 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Wrexham
23 January 2018
09:30 - 16:30
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Nottingham
23 January 2018
09:30 - 16:00 Full
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work. This training event is fully booked, please check our programme for an alternative Acas event which meets your needs, or phone 0300 123 1150 to find out about future events.

Glasgow
23 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.

Plymouth
23 January 2018
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
23 January 2018
09:45 - 15:30
Acas Conference: Shining a light on mental health and wellbeing

This conference will provide insight and understanding about mental health issues, the impact poor mental health can have on our own wellbeing, both at work and at home, and positive ways of boosting resilience and supporting recovery.

Cambridge
24 January 2018
09:30 - 16:30
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Hull
25 January 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

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
29 January 2018
09:30 - 16:30
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Leeds
2 February 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Toxic workplace cultures - how to avoid them

This session will look at what makes workplaces happy and successful as well as what can be done to avoid poor workplace cultures.

London
5 February 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Swansea
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
6 February 2018
10:00 - 16:00 Nearly Full
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work. This event is nearly full

Reading
6 February 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

CAMBRIDGE
6 February 2018
10:00 - 16:00 Nearly Full
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work. This event is nearly full

London
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
14 February 2018
09:30 - 16:30
Understanding and preventing stress in the workplace

An in-depth programme exploring signs and symptoms of workplace stress, responsibilities in relation to the HSE management standards (including recent developments of this model) and detailed guidance on the competencies required to effectively manage stress in the workplace.

Leeds
14 February 2018
09:30 - 16:30
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Newcastle upon Tyne
16 February 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Edinburgh
16 February 2018
09:30 - 16:00 Nearly Full
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work. This event is nearly full

Radisson Blu Hotel Liverpool
19 February 2018
09:30 - 16:30
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Sheffield
20 February 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Bristol
20 February 2018
09:30 - 16:30
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Northampton
26 February 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Southampton
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
09:00 - 16:00
Managing an ageing workforce

This full day event will focus on the benefits and challenges of managing a multi-generational workforce. It will provide you with practical guidance on recruiting and retaining older workers, achieving a healthy work-life balance for employees, performance management, retirement and recognising the most common health concerns that can affect older workers.

Chepstow
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
28 February 2018
10:00 - 16:00
7 ways to make your organisation more productive

This event will provide you with practical and effective techniques designed to help increase workplace productivity. Delegates who attend this event will be able to take learning back into their organisations and formulate effective plans to add value to the work of their people and teams.

Ipswich
5 March 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Understanding and preventing stress in the workplace

An in-depth programme exploring signs and symptoms of workplace stress, responsibilities in relation to the HSE management standards (including recent developments of this model) and detailed guidance on the competencies required to effectively manage stress in the workplace.

Birmingham
7 March 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Toxic workplace cultures - how to avoid them

This session will look at what makes workplaces happy and successful as well as what can be done to avoid poor workplace cultures.

London
8 March 2018
09:30 - 16:30
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Middlesbrough
9 March 2018
09:30 - 16:30
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.



Leeds
13 March 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Building Resilience in the Workplace

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


Our resilience training will help leaders, managers and HR practitioners to improve levels of resilience within their workforce.  The more resilient an individual, the better they will be able to protect their overall wellbeing and performance levels.


It’s currently a hot topic in people management, with organisations that have invested in resilience training reporting better productivity, improved sickness absence and higher morale.



Reading
13 March 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

London
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
15 March 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Manchester
16 March 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Managing an ageing workforce

This full day event will focus on the benefits and challenges of managing a multi-generational workforce. It will provide you with practical guidance on recruiting and retaining older workers, achieving a healthy work-life balance for employees, performance management, retirement and recognising the most common health concerns that can affect older workers.

Cardiff
21 March 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Exeter
27 March 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Managing an ageing workforce

This full day event will focus on the benefits and challenges of managing a multi-generational workforce. It will provide you with practical guidance on recruiting and retaining older workers, achieving a healthy work-life balance for employees, performance management, retirement and recognising the most common health concerns that can affect older workers.

Wrexham
28 March 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Acas conference: The value of health and wellbeing to employers

Poor physical and mental health in the workplace directly affects morale, productivity, attendance and retention as well as customer service.

This conference will give delegates a unique opportunity to hear from national experts in the field of health and wellbeing in at work.

Joined by guest speakers: Paul Farmer CBE (CEO of Mind), Kevin Ellison (Deputy Director of Public Health England), Gelong Thubten (Mindfulness Expert) and Andrew Tobey (Michelmores Solicitors).



Exeter
28 March 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Cardiff
9 April 2018
09:30 - 16:30
Understanding and preventing stress in the workplace

An in-depth programme exploring signs and symptoms of workplace stress, responsibilities in relation to the HSE management standards (including recent developments of this model) and detailed guidance on the competencies required to effectively manage stress in the workplace.

Leeds
10 April 2018
09:30 - 16:30
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Leeds
13 April 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

London
16 April 2018
09:30 - 12:30
Drugs and Alcohol in the workplace

Join us as we explore the potential issues that drug and alcohol misuse can have in the workplace, and the policies and management techniques you can introduce to minimise the effects.

Leeds
19 April 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.

Stevenage
23 April 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Managing an ageing workforce

This full day event will focus on the benefits and challenges of managing a multi-generational workforce. It will provide you with practical guidance on recruiting and retaining older workers, achieving a healthy work-life balance for employees, performance management, retirement and recognising the most common health concerns that can affect older workers.

Swansea
27 April 2018
09:30 - 16:30
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Hull
3 May 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Manchester
9 May 2018
09:30 - 16:30
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.



Leeds
11 May 2018
09:30 - 16:30
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Sheffield
15 May 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Stress in the Workplace

Managing stress in the workplace

Salisbury
16 May 2018
09:30 - 16:30
Understanding and preventing stress in the workplace

An in-depth programme exploring signs and symptoms of workplace stress, responsibilities in relation to the HSE management standards (including recent developments of this model) and detailed guidance on the competencies required to effectively manage stress in the workplace.

Leeds
16 May 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Emotional Intelligence and Mindfulness for the Modern Workplace

Emotional intelligence and mindfulness are well respected ideas and concepts used extensively over the past few decades to help individuals, teams and organisations work more effectively at numerous levels.

This one day workshop will help develop a greater understanding of what emotional intelligence and mindfulness are all about, as well as how they fit at a personal, business and organisational level.


The session is led by Martin J. Smith PhD. Martin is a senior lecturer in psychotherapy at Nottingham Trent University and independent training consultant, specialising in the understanding and development of better individual and team workplace behaviour - and also a greater understanding of presenting personality types and attitudes.


He draws from both a deep understanding of the psychology of people but also past real management skills applied in large organisations at various levels.



An Acas senior adviser will also provide input on the implications for workplace procedures and good practice.



Manchester
22 May 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Building Resilience in the Workplace

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


Our resilience training will help leaders, managers and HR practitioners to improve levels of resilience within their workforce.  The more resilient an individual, the better they will be able to protect their overall wellbeing and performance levels.


It’s currently a hot topic in people management, with organisations that have invested in resilience training reporting better productivity, improved sickness absence and higher morale.



Ziferblat, St Pauls Square, Liverpool
24 May 2018
09:30 - 16:30
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Leicester
4 June 2018
09:30 - 16:30
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Leeds
5 June 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Chelmsford
21 June 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.

Mansfield
26 June 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Manchester
17 July 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Newport
25 July 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Ewloe
26 July 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Swansea
9 August 2018
09:30 - 16:30
Emotional Intelligence and Mindfulness for the Modern Workplace

Emotional intelligence and mindfulness are well respected ideas and concepts used extensively over the past few decades to help individuals, teams and organisations work more effectively at numerous levels.

This one day workshop will help develop a greater understanding of what emotional intelligence and mindfulness are all about, as well as how they fit at a personal, business and organisational level.


The session is led by Martin J. Smith PhD. Martin is a senior lecturer in psychotherapy at Nottingham Trent University and independent training consultant, specialising in the understanding and development of better individual and team workplace behaviour - and also a greater understanding of presenting personality types and attitudes.


He draws from both a deep understanding of the psychology of people but also past real management skills applied in large organisations at various levels.



An Acas senior adviser will also provide input on the implications for workplace procedures and good practice.



Leeds
9 October 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.

CAMBRIDGE
30 October 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

CAMBRIDGE
6 November 2018
09:30 - 16:30
Emotional Intelligence and Mindfulness for the Modern Workplace

Emotional intelligence and mindfulness are well respected ideas and concepts used extensively over the past few decades to help individuals, teams and organisations work more effectively at numerous levels.

This one day workshop will help develop a greater understanding of what emotional intelligence and mindfulness are all about, as well as how they fit at a personal, business and organisational level.


The session is led by Martin J. Smith PhD. Martin is a senior lecturer in psychotherapy at Nottingham Trent University and independent training consultant, specialising in the understanding and development of better individual and team workplace behaviour - and also a greater understanding of presenting personality types and attitudes.


He draws from both a deep understanding of the psychology of people but also past real management skills applied in large organisations at various levels.



An Acas senior adviser will also provide input on the implications for workplace procedures and good practice.



Leeds
22 January 2019
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.

Norwich