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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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28 January 2021
09:30 - 12:30 Nearly Full
Behaviours at work: understanding the unacceptable (England & Wales) - digital event

Behaviours such as bullying and harassment can increase absence levels and employee turnover, lower morale and reduce productivity. 



This 3-hour digital event will look at what constitutes unacceptable behaviour and provide you with the skills needed to confidently identify and address such behaviours should they arise in your workplace.
This event is nearly full

Digital via Zoom
28 January 2021
13:00 - 16:00
Mock disciplinary hearing - digital event

This interactive event provides you with a unique opportunity, within a safe environment, to see how a disciplinary hearing can work remotely. 



Our Senior Advisers will enact a fictional COVID-19 related disciplinary hearing, covering issues related to furlough, returning to work and social media. You will be able to witness the proceedings and help decide the outcome.


Digital via Zoom
2 February 2021
09:30 - 12:30 Full
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 – 2nd of February 2021, 09:30 – 12:30
Day 2 – 3rd of February 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
4 February 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 – 4th of February 2021, 09:30 – 12:30
Day 2 – 5th of February 2021, 09:30 – 12:30

This event is nearly full

Digital via Zoom
8 February 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Mock disciplinary hearing - digital event

This interactive event provides you with a unique opportunity, within a safe environment, to see how a disciplinary hearing can work remotely. 



Our Senior Advisers will enact a fictional COVID-19 related disciplinary hearing, covering issues related to furlough, returning to work and social media. You will be able to witness the proceedings and help decide the outcome.


Digital via Zoom
9 February 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 – 9th of February 2021, 09:30 – 12:30
  • Day 2 – 10th of February 2021, 09:30 – 12:30


Digital via Zoom
9 February 2021
09:30 - 11:30
Employment law update (England) - 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 and the implications for employers of leaving the European Union.


Digital via Zoom
11 February 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Changing terms and conditions of employment (England & Wales) - digital event

Changing an employee’s terms and conditions may be necessary for business reasons, however doing so can present concerns for both the employee and employer. 



This 3-hour digital event will help you understand the legal obligations and good practice, so that you can be confident in your decisions to implement a change to employment terms and conditions.  


Digital via Zoom
16 February 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 – 16th of February 2021, 09:30 – 12:30
Day 2 – 17th of February 2021, 09:30 – 12:30



Digital via Zoom
25 February 2021
09:30 - 12:30
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 – 25th of February 2021, 09:30 – 12:30
  • Day 2 – 26th of February 2021, 09:30 – 12:30


Digital via Zoom
4 March 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Mock disciplinary hearing - digital event

This interactive event provides you with a unique opportunity, within a safe environment, to see how a disciplinary hearing can work remotely. 



Our Senior Advisers will enact a fictional COVID-19 related disciplinary hearing, covering issues related to furlough, returning to work and social media. You will be able to witness the proceedings and help decide the outcome.


Digital via Zoom
24 March 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Mock disciplinary hearing - digital event

This interactive event provides you with a unique opportunity, within a safe environment, to see how a disciplinary hearing can work remotely. 



Our Senior Advisers will enact a fictional COVID-19 related disciplinary hearing, covering issues related to furlough, returning to work and social media. You will be able to witness the proceedings and help decide the outcome.


Digital via Zoom