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All Acas events in the Scotland region

Click on an event for more information and to book places. 

16 August 2022
09:30 - 12:30 Nearly Full
HR for beginners (Scotland) - 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 - 16th of August 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 17th of August 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
This event is nearly full

Digital via Zoom
23 August 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Managing discipline and grievance (Scotland) - 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
30 August 2022
09:30 - 12:30 Full
Management training for new managers (Scotland) - digital event

It can be tough moving into management for the first time. This event will help prepare you for your new role.

You will learn about the role of a line manager, effective communication skills, managing absence and discipline and grievance issues, as well gaining an understanding of relevant employment law.

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 - 30th of August 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 31st of August 2022, 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
6 September 2022
09:30 - 16:00 Full
Having difficult conversations (Scotland)

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

This full day event will give you practical and effective techniques to confidently conduct and manage difficult conversations with staff.

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
8 September 2022
09:30 - 16:00 Nearly Full
Management training for developing managers (Scotland)

This event will focus on the key skills needed to be an effective manager.

Exploring management styles and leadership techniques, we will address the importance of leading and motivating, as well as focusing on change management and having difficult conversations. We will also cover bullying, harassment, and performance issues.
This event is nearly full

Glasgow
13 September 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Managing underperformance (Scotland) - digital event

Managing underperformance can be uncomfortable at times and can therefore get overlooked. However, failure to address it can have a significant negative impact on a business and its employees. 


This 3-hour digital event will provide you with the skills and confidence to help you effectively identify, address and develop underperforming staff.



Digital via Zoom
20 September 2022
09:30 - 16:00 Full
Managing the 'unmanageable' (Scotland)

In the workplace, wherever there are people there can be challenging behaviours. Some are so extreme that hoping they would just change is not an effective strategy.



This course will give you the skills and confidence to manage these effectively.
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
22 September 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Management training for new managers (Scotland) - digital event

It can be tough moving into management for the first time. This event will help prepare you for your new role.

You will learn about the role of a line manager, effective communication skills, managing absence and discipline and grievance issues, as well gaining an understanding of relevant employment law.

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 - 22nd of September 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 23rd of September 2022, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
22 September 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Redundancy: getting it right (Scotland) - digital event

Making staff redundant is a difficult but sometimes necessary decision.

This digital event outlines the legal responsibilities faced by employers managing redundancies. It will also focus on good practice at this challenging time. 



Digital via Zoom
4 October 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Mental health in the workplace: skills for managers (Scotland) - digital event

According to the Mental Health Foundation, one in six employees experience mental ill health each year. Whilst the reasons behind mental ill health are not always work related, managers need to know how to address it.

This in-depth event has been specifically designed for managers, providing them with the knowledge and practical skills to confidently and effectively manage mental health within their teams.

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 October 2022, 9:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 5th of October 2022, 9:30 - 12:30 


Digital via Zoom
4 October 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Behaviours at work: understanding the unacceptable (Scotland) - 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.



Digital via Zoom
11 October 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Contracts and written statements (Scotland) - digital event

This 3-hour digital event will provide you with guidance on how to create, agree, vary and terminate a contract of employment. It will also cover the relevant employment law and good practice relating to contracts and written statements.



Digital via Zoom
11 October 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Conducting investigations (Scotland) - 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 - 11th of October 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 12th of October 2022, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
18 October 2022
09:30 - 16:00
The Acas framework for effective leadership (Scotland)

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

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


Glasgow
19 October 2022
09:30 - 12:30
TUPE: a practical guide to business transfers (Scotland) - 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: 19th and 20th October 2022.


Digital via Zoom
20 October 2022
09:30 - 16:00
HR for beginners (Scotland)

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

A helpful tool kit of sample policies and letters is provided to delegates for use back in their workplace.


Glasgow
24 October 2022
09:30 - 16:00 Full
CIWM Certificate in internal workplace mediation

Accredited workplace mediator training (over 5 days). Equipping and accrediting people as mediators in their workplace. 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
27 October 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Managing absence at work (Scotland) - digital event

This 3 hour digital event will update you on the law relating to workplace absence and provide techniques to help you improve and manage absence in your workplace.

Digital via Zoom
1 November 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Managing discipline and grievance (Scotland) - 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
3 November 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Recruitment, selection and induction (Scotland) - digital event

Most employers appreciate that the success of their business is dependent on their staff. However, finding the right people with the necessary abilities and skills, and then retaining them, requires knowledge and expertise.

This 3-hour digital event takes delegates through both the legal and good practice elements of an effective, fair and lawful recruitment process.


Digital via Zoom
3 November 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Having difficult conversations (Scotland) - digital event

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

This 3-hour digital event will give you an overview of effective techniques for managing difficult conversations with employees with confidence.



Digital via Zoom
8 November 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Managing underperformance (Scotland) - digital event

Managing underperformance can be uncomfortable at times and can therefore get overlooked. However, failure to address it can have a significant negative impact on a business and its employees. 


This 3-hour digital event will provide you with the skills and confidence to help you effectively identify, address and develop underperforming staff.



Digital via Zoom
8 November 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Equality, diversity and inclusion: the essentials (Scotland) - digital event

This 3-hour digital event looks at the essential aspects of equality, diversity and inclusion that all organisations need to be aware of, including the legal position and best practice for promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace.



Digital via Zoom
10 November 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Managing the unmanageable (Scotland) - 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 - 10th of November 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
    Day 2 - 11th of November 2022, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
15 November 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Management training for developing managers (Scotland) - digital event

This digital event will focus on the key skills needed to be an effective manager.

Exploring management styles and leadership techniques, we will address the importance of leading and motivating, as well as focusing on change management and having difficult conversations. We will also cover bullying, harassment, and performance issues.

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 - 15th of November 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 16th of November 2022, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
22 November 2022
09:30 - 16:00
Conducting investigations (Scotland)

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

Glasgow
23 November 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Reasonable adjustments and disability (Scotland) - digital event

This digital event will explore how reasonable adjustments can have a positive impact on employees’ well-being and productivity. It will provide you with a clear understanding of the law and outline practical guidance for managing reasonable adjustments. 

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 - 23rd of November 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 24th of November 2022, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
6 December 2022
09:30 - 12:30
HR for beginners (Scotland) - 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 - 6th of December 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 7th of December 2022, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
6 December 2022
09:30 - 12:30
The Acas framework for effective leadership (Scotland) - digital event

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

This in-depth digital event will introduce you to the 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 - 6th of December 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 7th of December 2022, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
13 December 2022
09:30 - 12:30
TUPE: a practical guide to business transfers (Scotland) - 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 - 13th of December 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 14th of December 2022, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
13 December 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Management training for new managers (Scotland) - digital event

It can be tough moving into management for the first time. This event will help prepare you for your new role.

You will learn about the role of a line manager, effective communication skills, managing absence and discipline and grievance issues, as well gaining an understanding of relevant employment law.

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 December 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 14th of December 2022, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
15 December 2022
09:30 - 16:00
Mental health in the workplace: skills for managers (Scotland)

According to the Mental Health Foundation, one in six employees experience mental ill health each year. Whilst the reasons behind mental ill health are not always work related, managers need to know how to address it.

This in-depth, full day event has been specifically designed for managers, providing them with the knowledge and practical skills to confidently and effectively manage mental health within their teams.


Glasgow
12 January 2023
09:30 - 12:30
New ways of working: a hybrid approach (Scotland)- digital event

Research shows that a more flexible approach to working practices is here to stay. There are aspects to both homeworking and a hybrid model that employers in Scotland will need to consider in order to make an informed decision as to which is right for their business. 

This 3-hour digital event will give an overview of the key elements and implications of these two different ways of working.


Digital via Zoom
12 January 2023
09:30 - 12:30
New ways of working: a hybrid approach (Scotland)- digital event

Research shows that a more flexible approach to working practices is here to stay. There are aspects to both homeworking and a hybrid model that employers in Scotland will need to consider in order to make an informed decision as to which is right for their business. 

This 3-hour digital event will give an overview of the key elements and implications of these two different ways of working.


Digital via Zoom
17 January 2023
09:30 - 12:30
Conducting investigations (Scotland) - 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 – 17th of January 2023, 09:30 -12:30
  • Day 2 – 18th of January 2023, 09:30 -12:30


Digital via Zoom