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All Acas events in the Scotland region

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7 December 2021
09:30 - 12:30 Full
Essential skills for line managers (Scotland) - 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 December 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 8th of December 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
9 December 2021
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
16 December 2021
09:30 - 12:30 Nearly Full
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.

This event is nearly full

Digital via Zoom
13 January 2022
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
20 January 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 - 20th of January 2022 - 9:30 - 12.30
  • Day 2 - 21st of January 2022 - 9:30 - 12.30


Digital via Zoom
25 January 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
27 January 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
1 February 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
3 February 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 - 3rd of February 2022, 9:30 - 12.30
  • Day 2 - 4th of February 2022, 9:30 - 12.30


Digital via Zoom
8 February 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
8 February 2022
10:00 - 13:00
Managing underperformance (Scotland)

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



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


Glasgow
10 February 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
10 February 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
15 February 2022
09:30 - 16:00
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.


Glasgow
17 February 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Managing employee mental health (Scotland) - digital event

This 3-hour digital event is based on our popular face to face training. It has been tailored specifically to help you support employee mental health issues during these unprecedented times.

Through guidance, discussion and activities, this interactive event will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to confidently manage good employee mental health, both remotely and in the workplace.



Digital via Zoom
22 February 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
24 February 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 - 24th of February 2022, 9:30 - 12.30
  • Day 2 - 25th of February 2022, 9:30 - 12.30


Digital via Zoom
1 March 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 March 2022
09:30 - 16:00
Reasonable adjustments and disability (Scotland)

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

Glasgow
8 March 2022
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
15 March 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
17 March 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
22 March 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 - 22nd of March 2022, 9:30 - 12.30
  • Day 2 - 23rd of March 2022, 9:30 -12.30


Digital via Zoom
25 April 2022
09:30 - 16:00 Nearly Full
CIWM Certificate in internal workplace mediation

Accredited workplace mediator training (over 5 days). Equipping and accrediting people as mediators in their workplace. This event is nearly full

Glasgow