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Acas training courses are now being run remotely using Zoom. We have a range of management, employment law and HR training courses available. We can also provide remote training courses for your workplace if you need to train larger groups or teams. To let us know how we can help, call us on 0300 123 1150, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. Or, fill in our enquiry form

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All Acas events in the North West region

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26 April 2021
09:30 - 12:30 Nearly Full
The Acas framework for effective leadership - digital event

Good leadership is essential to successfully manage an efficient and productive workplace.

This in-depth digital event will introduce you to the new Acas framework for effective leadership and demonstrate how it can be applied in practice. 

The event will be delivered via Zoom, in two sessions, over two consecutive days. The duration of each session will be 3 hours.

The dates are:

  • Day 1 - 26th of April 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 27th of April 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
This event is nearly full

Digital via Zoom
29 April 2021
09:30 - 12:30 Nearly Full
Mediation skills for managers (England & Wales) - digital event

This digital event will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to effectively mediate disputes, leading to sustainable solutions to conflict within your workplace.

The event will be delivered via Zoom, in two sessions, over two consecutive days. The duration of each session will be 3 hours.

The dates are:

  • Day 1 - 29th of April 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 30th of April 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
This event is nearly full

Digital via Zoom
4 May 2021
09:30 - 12:30 Full
HR for beginners (England & Wales) - digital event

This digital event will introduce you to the fundamentals of employing people. It maps the employment relationship from recruitment, issuing contracts, managing holidays, absence and disciplinary matters, through to ending the employment relationship.

You will also receive a helpful tool kit of sample policies and letters to use in your workplace.

The event will be delivered via Zoom, in two sessions, over two consecutive days. The duration of each session will be 3 hours.

The dates are:

  • Day 1 - 4th of May 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 5th of May 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
 
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.

Digital via Zoom
7 May 2021
09:30 - 12:30
All you need to know about Shared Parental Leave (England & Wales) - digital event

This 3 hour digital event will provide you with all you need to know about Shared Parental Leave, to enable you to understand and comply with the legislation and manage the process fairly within your workplace.

Digital via Zoom
11 May 2021
09:30 - 12:30 Full
TUPE: a practical guide to business transfers - digital event

This digital event will give you a practical, in-depth look at the TUPE process from start to finish, drawing upon current legislation and best practice.

The event will be delivered via Zoom, in two sessions, over two consecutive days. The duration of each session will be 3 hours.

The dates are:

  • Day 1 - 11th of May 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 12th of May 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
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.

Digital via Zoom
13 May 2021
09:30 - 12:30 Full
Conducting investigations (England & Wales) - digital event

This digital event looks at how to conduct and manage a fair internal investigation, from gathering and assessing evidence through to presenting findings.

The event will be delivered via Zoom, in two sessions, over two consecutive days. The duration of each session will be 3 hours.

The dates are:

  • Day 1 - 13th of May 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 14th of May 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
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.

Digital via Zoom
14 May 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Managing discipline and grievance (England & Wales) - digital event

During these unprecedented times, more people are working remotely. How your business deals with discipline and grievance may need to be adapted but it must still follow employment legislation. 



This digital event will provide you with an overview of the Acas Code of Practice and the key skills you need to confidently manage discipline and grievance procedures in your workplace and remotely.


Digital via Zoom
24 May 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Menopause and the workplace (England & Wales) - digital event

This 3-hour digital event looks at the symptoms and misconceptions surrounding the menopause, as well as the legal position and support available for both employees and employers.

 



Digital via Zoom
28 May 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Understanding maternity, paternity and adoption rights (England & Wales) - digital event

This 3-hour digital event will provide you with a comprehensive overview of everything you need to know about maternity, paternity and adoption rights. Including, the current legislation, protection for employees, health and safety responsibilities and leave entitlements.

Digital via Zoom
1 June 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Managing the unmanageable - digital event

In the workplace, wherever there are people there can be challenging behaviours. Extreme behaviours need to be managed; simply hoping for change is not an effective strategy. This digital event will give you the skills and confidence you need to address difficult behaviours.

The event will be delivered via Zoom, in two sessions, over two consecutive days. The duration of each session will be 3 hours.

The dates are:

  • Day 1 - 1st of June 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 2nd of June 2021, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
3 June 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Mediation skills for managers (England & Wales) - digital event

This digital event will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to effectively mediate disputes, leading to sustainable solutions to conflict within your workplace.

The event will be delivered via Zoom, in two sessions, over two consecutive days. The duration of each session will be 3 hours.

The dates are:

  • Day 1 - 3th of June 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 4th of June 2021, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
7 June 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Essential skills for line managers (England & Wales) - digital event

This digital event will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the essential ‘people’ skills required in supervisory/line management roles.

It will also explore the importance of addressing absence, bullying and harassment and discipline and grievance matters.

The event will be delivered via Zoom, in two sessions, over two consecutive days. The duration of each session will be 3 hours.

The dates are:

  • Day 1 - 7th of June 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 8th of June 2021, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
17 June 2021
09:30 - 16:30
CIWM - mediation training accredited (digital)

 This course provides training and accreditation for you to:

  • Become an internal mediator in your workplace
  • Gain accreditation if you are already workplace mediator 
  • Develop better conflict management and interpersonal skills for day to day relationship management 

The course consists of 5 units and will take place over 5 days.

The training runs from 09:30 - 16:30 each day and the dates are:

  • Week One:Thursday 17th and Friday 18th June, 2021
  • Week Two: Tuesday 22nd, Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th June, 2021

This is a digital event.



Digital via Zoom
25 June 2021
09:30 - 11:30
Employment law update - digital event

The legal landscape and how it affects your workplace is constantly evolving. 



This digital event will update you on the latest changes in legislation and highlight future developments - a key consideration for business planning. It includes information on new rules and regulations arising from the Coronavirus pandemic, including vaccinations and testing, and the implications for employers of leaving the European Union.


Digital via Zoom
28 June 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Having difficult conversations (England & Wales) - digital event

One of the most challenging parts of managing performance is initiating conversations around sensitive topics.

This digital event will give you practical and effective techniques to confidently conduct and manage difficult conversations with employees.

The event will be delivered via Zoom, in two sessions, over two consecutive days. The duration of each session will be 3 hours.

The dates are:

  • Day 1 - 28th of June 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 29th of June 2021, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom