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All Acas events in the Scotland region

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21 July 2020
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
23 July 2020
09:30 - 11:30 Nearly Full
Employment law update - digital event (Scotland)

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.
This event is nearly full

Digital via Zoom
30 July 2020
09:30 - 11:30 Full
Transition from lockdown: key employment considerations for workplaces in Scotland

This 2-hour digital course has been designed to address the key issues that employers have told us they are facing in navigating from lock down to transition and beyond.  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 August 2020
09:30 - 11:30 Full
Transition from lockdown: key employment considerations for workplaces in Scotland

This 2-hour digital course has been designed to address the key issues that employers have told us they are facing in navigating from lock down to transition and beyond.  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 August 2020
09:30 - 11:30 Full
Transition from lockdown: key employment considerations for workplaces in Scotland

This 2-hour digital course has been designed to address the key issues that employers have told us they are facing in navigating from lock down to transition and beyond.  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
11 August 2020
09:30 - 11:30
Employment law update - digital event (Scotland)

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.


Digital via Zoom
13 August 2020
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
14 August 2020
09:30 - 11:30
Transition from lockdown: key employment considerations for workplaces in Scotland

This 2-hour digital course has been designed to address the key issues that employers have told us they are facing in navigating from lock down to transition and beyond. 

Digital via Zoom
18 August 2020
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
20 August 2020
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
8 September 2020
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
15 September 2020
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
17 September 2020
09:30 - 16:00
Absence management and return to work interviews

This full day event will provide you with practical management skills to improve attendance in your workplace.
We will focus on good practice techniques to manage absence effectively, including how to conduct a successful return to work interview.


Edinburgh
24 September 2020
09:30 - 11:30
Employment law update - digital event (Scotland)

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.


Digital via Zoom
1 October 2020
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 October 2020
09:30 - 16:00
Human resource management for beginners

This practical event provides an introduction to the fundamentals of employing people. The course 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
2 October 2020
09:30 - 13:30
Job evaluation

An outline of the steps an organisation should take when considering the introduction of a grading structure based on job evaluation.

Glasgow
5 October 2020
09:30 - 13:30
Mental health in the workplace: good practice and the law

Managing mental health in the workplace can be complex.



This half day event has been designed to help you understand the basics of mental health in the workplace and what your organisation can do to meet both its legal obligations and demonstrate best practice.


Glasgow
7 October 2020
09:30 - 13:30
Behaviours at work - understanding the unacceptable

Behaviours such as bullying, harassment and aggressive attitudes can lead to increased levels of absence, staff turnover and lower staff morale which can reduce productivity.



This event looks at what constitutes unacceptable behaviour, the legal implications and employer responsibilities.


Aberdeen
7 October 2020
09:30 - 16:00
Essential skills for line managers

Gain a comprehensive overview of essential managerial ‘people’ skills. This training includes interactive group discussions, helpful scenarios and case studies.

Edinburgh
8 October 2020
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
9 October 2020
09:30 - 13:30 Full
Mental health in the workplace: good practice and the law

Managing mental health in the workplace can be complex.

This half day event has been designed to help you understand the basics of mental health in the workplace and what your organisation can do to meet both its legal obligations and demonstrate best practice.
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.

Edinburgh
13 October 2020
09:30 - 16:00
Mental health in the workplace: skills for managers

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.


Edinburgh
14 October 2020
09:30 - 13:30
Equality, diversity and inclusion: the essentials

Equality, diversity and inclusion form a vital part of any successful organisation. Getting it wrong can have costly implications in terms of employment tribunal cases and reputational damage.

This half day 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.


Edinburgh
15 October 2020
09:30 - 16:00
Absence management and return to work interviews

This full day event will provide you with practical management skills to improve attendance in your workplace.
We will focus on good practice techniques to manage absence effectively, including how to conduct a successful return to work interview.


Aberdeen
20 October 2020
09:30 - 16:00
The Acas framework for effective leadership

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

This in-depth event will introduce delegates to the Acas framework for effective leadership and demonstrate how it can be applied in practice. It will consider the business advantages of good leadership and provide delegates with the opportunity to identify and build on their own leadership styles.

The event is open to all levels of management.



Aberdeen
21 October 2020
09:30 - 13:30
Behaviours at work - understanding the unacceptable

Behaviours such as bullying, harassment and aggressive attitudes can lead to increased levels of absence, staff turnover and lower staff morale which can reduce productivity.



This event looks at what constitutes unacceptable behaviour, the legal implications and employer responsibilities.


Glasgow
28 October 2020
09:30 - 16:00
Performance management - how to get it right

In a challenging economic environment, it is even more important for businesses to get the most from their staff.



We focus on the essentials of performance management and equip you with the skills and knowledge to implement a fair and successful performance management system in your workplace.


Edinburgh
30 October 2020
09:30 - 13:30
Managing discipline and grievance (half day)

The law requires employers to act reasonably in their discipline of employees and in dealing with grievances. Poorly handled processes can lead to unnecessary and costly employment tribunals.



This half day event will provide you with an essential overview of the skills and knowledge needed to manage and conduct employee discipline and grievance procedures.


Aberdeen
3 November 2020
09:30 - 16:00
Human resource management for beginners

This practical event provides an introduction to the fundamentals of employing people. The course 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.



Edinburgh
5 November 2020
09:30 - 16:00
Essential skills for line managers

Gain a comprehensive overview of essential managerial ‘people’ skills. This training includes interactive group discussions, helpful scenarios and case studies.

Glasgow
10 November 2020
09:30 - 16:00
Having difficult conversations

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.



Edinburgh
10 November 2020
09:30 - 16:00
TUPE - a practical guide to business transfers

This full day course provides a practical, in-depth look at the TUPE process from start to finish and draws upon current legislation and best practice when preparing for business transfers.

Aberdeen
11 November 2020
09:30 - 16:00
Absence management and return to work interviews

This full day event will provide you with practical management skills to improve attendance in your workplace.

We will focus on good practice techniques to manage absence effectively, including how to conduct a successful return to work interview.


Glasgow
17 November 2020
09:30 - 16:00
Redundancy and restructuring - managing the change and understanding the options

Making staff redundant is a difficult but sometimes necessary decision.


This full day event will help you discover all you need to know, about how to carry out redundancies in the most fair and efficient way. It focuses on the legal and practical aspects of managing redundancies with an overview of restructuring.



Glasgow
17 November 2020
09:30 - 16:00
Conducting disciplinary investigations and hearings

Clear, practical guidance on how to conduct workplace investigations and hearings.

Edinburgh
17 November 2020
09:30 - 13:30
Mental health in the workplace: good practice and the law

Managing mental health in the workplace can be complex.



This half day event has been designed to help you understand the basics of mental health in the workplace and what your organisation can do to meet both its legal obligations and demonstrate best practice.


Aberdeen
18 November 2020
09:30 - 16:00
Essential skills for line managers

Gain a comprehensive overview of essential managerial ‘people’ skills. This training includes interactive group discussions, helpful scenarios and case studies.

Aberdeen
19 November 2020
09:30 - 16:00
The Acas framework for effective leadership

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

This in-depth event will introduce delegates to the Acas framework for effective leadership and demonstrate how it can be applied in practice. It will consider the business advantages of good leadership and provide delegates with the opportunity to identify and build on their own leadership styles.

The event is open to all levels of management.



Glasgow
23 November 2020
09:30 - 16:00 Nearly Full
CIWM Certificate in internal workplace mediation

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

Glasgow
27 November 2020
09:30 - 16:00
Human resource management for beginners

This practical event provides an introduction to the fundamentals of employing people. The course 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.



Aberdeen
1 December 2020
09:30 - 16:00
Human resource management for beginners

This practical event provides an introduction to the fundamentals of employing people. The course 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
3 December 2020
09:30 - 16:00
Essential skills for line managers

Gain a comprehensive overview of essential managerial ‘people’ skills. This training includes interactive group discussions, helpful scenarios and case studies.

Edinburgh
8 December 2020
09:30 - 13:30
Behaviours at work - understanding the unacceptable

Behaviours such as bullying, harassment and aggressive attitudes can lead to increased levels of absence, staff turnover and lower staff morale which can reduce productivity.



This event looks at what constitutes unacceptable behaviour, the legal implications and employer responsibilities.


Edinburgh
9 December 2020
09:30 - 16:00
Having difficult conversations

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.



Aberdeen
10 December 2020
09:30 - 16:00
Performance management - how to get it right

In a challenging economic environment, it is even more important for businesses to get the most from their staff.



We focus on the essentials of performance management and equip you with the skills and knowledge to implement a fair and successful performance management system in your workplace.


Glasgow
14 December 2020
09:30 - 13:30
Managing discipline and grievance (half day)

The law requires employers to act reasonably in their discipline of employees and in dealing with grievances. Poorly handled processes can lead to unnecessary and costly employment tribunals.



This half day event will provide you with an essential overview of the skills and knowledge needed to manage and conduct employee discipline and grievance procedures.


Edinburgh
12 January 2021
09:30 - 16:00
Essential skills for line managers

Gain a comprehensive overview of essential managerial ‘people’ skills. This training includes interactive group discussions, helpful scenarios and case studies.

Glasgow
14 January 2021
09:30 - 16:00
Human resource management for beginners

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.


Edinburgh
2 February 2021
09:30 - 16:00
Human resource management for beginners

This practical event provides an introduction to the fundamentals of employing people. The course 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
3 February 2021
09:30 - 16:00
Essential skills for line managers

Gain a comprehensive overview of essential managerial ‘people’ skills. This training includes interactive group discussions, helpful scenarios and case studies.

Edinburgh
9 February 2021
09:30 - 16:00
Conducting disciplinary investigations and hearings

Clear, practical guidance on how to conduct workplace investigations and hearings.

Aberdeen
11 February 2021
09:30 - 16:00
Absence management and return to work interviews

This full day event will provide you with practical management skills to improve attendance in your workplace.

We will focus on good practice techniques to manage absence effectively, including how to conduct a successful return to work interview.


Edinburgh
17 February 2021
09:30 - 13:30
Recruitment, selection and induction

Most employers appreciate that the success of their organisation relies on its staff. However, finding the right people with the necessary abilities and attitudes, and then retaining them requires skills and knowledge which can sometimes be overlooked or rushed.



This practical half day event takes delegates through both the legal and good practice elements of an effective and fair recruitment process.


Edinburgh
23 February 2021
09:30 - 16:00
Essential skills for line managers

Gain a comprehensive overview of essential managerial ‘people’ skills. This training includes interactive group discussions, helpful scenarios and case studies.

Glasgow