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All Acas events in the Scotland region

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29 September 2021
09:30 - 12:30 Nearly 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 - 29th of September, 9:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 30th of September, 9:30 - 12:30
This event is nearly full

Digital via Zoom
30 September 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
5 October 2021
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 - 5th of October, 9:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 6th of October, 9:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
5 October 2021
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
7 October 2021
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
12 October 2021
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 - 12th of October, 9:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 13th of October, 9:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
19 October 2021
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
26 October 2021
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
28 October 2021
10:00 - 12:00
Employment law update (Scotland) - digital event

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

This 2 hour digital event will update employers in Scotland on the latest changes in legislation and highlight future developments - a key consideration for business planning. 



Delivered digitally by zoom
2 November 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Changing terms and conditions of employment (Scotland) - 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
3 November 2021
10:00 - 12:00
Employment law update (Scotland) - digital event

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

This 2 hour digital event will update employers in Scotland on the latest changes in legislation and highlight future developments - a key consideration for business planning. 



Delivered digitally by zoom
4 November 2021
09:30 - 12:30
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 - 4th of November 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 5th of November 2021, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
11 November 2021
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
11 November 2021
14:00 - 16:00
Employment law update (Scotland) - digital event

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

This 2 hour digital event will update employers in Scotland on the latest changes in legislation and highlight future developments - a key consideration for business planning. 



Delivered digitally by zoom
12 November 2021
10:00 - 12:00
Employment law update (Scotland) - digital event

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

This 2 hour digital event will update employers in Scotland on the latest changes in legislation and highlight future developments - a key consideration for business planning. 



Delivered digitally by zoom
16 November 2021
10:00 - 13:00
Having difficult conversations (Scotland)

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

This half day event will provide you with effective techniques to confidently conduct and manage difficult conversations with employees.

NB: This is a face-to-face training event, delivered in a venue that meets Government COVID-19 guidance. 
 


Glasgow
18 November 2021
10:00 - 12:00
Employment law update (Scotland) - digital event

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

This 2 hour digital event will update employers in Scotland on the latest changes in legislation and highlight future developments - a key consideration for business planning. 



Delivered digitally by zoom
24 November 2021
14:00 - 16:00
Employment law update (Scotland) - digital event

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

This 2 hour digital event will update employers in Scotland on the latest changes in legislation and highlight future developments - a key consideration for business planning. 



Delivered digitally by zoom
25 November 2021
09:30 - 12:30 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 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
30 November 2021
09:30 - 16:00
Essential skills for line managers (Scotland)

This event will provide you with a comprehensive overview of 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. 


This training includes interactive group discussions, helpful scenarios and case studies.



Glasgow
1 December 2021
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
2 December 2021
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 - 2nd of December 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 3rd of December 2021, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
2 December 2021
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 - 2nd of December 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 3rd of December 2021, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
7 December 2021
09:30 - 12:30
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


Digital via Zoom
8 December 2021
10:00 - 13:00
New ways of working: a hybrid approach (Scotland)

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 event will give an overview of the key elements and implications of these two different ways of working.


Glasgow
16 December 2021
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
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
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
25 April 2022
09:30 - 16:00
CIWM Certificate in internal workplace mediation

Accredited workplace mediator training (over 5 days). Equipping and accrediting people as mediators in their workplace.

Glasgow