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All Acas events in the Scotland region

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14 November 2019
10:00 - 12:00
Employment law update 2019

The legal landscape and how it affects your business, or workplace, is constantly evolving. This 2 hour briefing session will update you on the latest developments in employment legislation and also highlight what’s in the pipeline: a key consideration for business planning.

Oban
14 November 2019
13:15 - 15:15
Drugs and alcohol in the workplace: key considersations

Employees who misuse alcohol and drugs can pose significant and wide-ranging problems in the workplace.

This 2 hour briefing will look at the actions you can take to effectively manage workplace drug and alcohol issues.


Oban
18 November 2019
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 is a five day course which runs from Monday 18th November to Friday 22nd November
This event is nearly full

Glasgow
20 November 2019
10:00 - 12:00
Employment law update 2019

The legal landscape and how it affects your business, or workplace, is constantly evolving. This 2 hour briefing session will update you on the latest developments in employment legislation and also highlight what’s in the pipeline: a key consideration for business planning.

Dumfries
20 November 2019
13:15 - 15:15
Drugs and alcohol in the workplace: key considersations

Employees who misuse alcohol and drugs can pose significant and wide-ranging problems in the workplace.

This 2 hour briefing will look at the actions you can take to effectively manage workplace drug and alcohol issues.


Dumfries
26 November 2019
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.



Edinburgh
26 November 2019
09:30 - 16:00
Recruitment, Selection and Retention

Gain the relevant expertise to recruit, select and retain the right people for your organisation.

Glasgow
28 November 2019
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
28 November 2019
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
3 December 2019
09:30 - 16:00 Nearly Full
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.

This event is nearly full

Glasgow
4 December 2019
09:30 - 16:00 Full
Conducting Disciplinary Investigations and Hearings

Clear, practical guidance on how to conduct workplace investigations and hearings. 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
5 December 2019
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
5 December 2019
10:00 - 12:00
Employment law update 2019

The legal landscape and how it affects your business, or workplace, is constantly evolving. This 2 hour briefing session will update you on the latest developments in employment legislation and also highlight what’s in the pipeline: a key consideration for business planning.

Glasgow
5 December 2019
13:15 - 15:15
Drugs and alcohol in the workplace: key considersations

Employees who misuse alcohol and drugs can pose significant and wide-ranging problems in the workplace.

This 2 hour briefing will look at the actions you can take to effectively manage workplace drug and alcohol issues.


Glasgow
6 December 2019
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
10 December 2019
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
10 December 2019
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
11 December 2019
09:30 - 16:00 Full
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. 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
12 December 2019
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
17 December 2019
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.


Glasgow
16 January 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
22 January 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
23 January 2020
09:30 - 16:00 Nearly Full
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.

This event is nearly full

Glasgow
24 January 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
28 January 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.


Edinburgh
30 January 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
3 February 2020
09:30 - 16:00
Recruitment, Selection and Retention

Gain the relevant expertise to recruit, select and retain the right people for your organisation.

Edinburgh
5 February 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
5 February 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
6 February 2020
09:30 - 16:00
Redundancy - managing the change and understanding the options

This course looks at the options available to any organisation facing a redundancy situation because of a downturn in activity or staff changes resulting from a re-structure.

Glasgow
6 February 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 - Venue TBC
11 February 2020
09:30 - 16:00
Recruitment, selection and retention

Gain the relevant expertise to recruit, select and retain the right people for your organisation.

Aberdeen
17 February 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
26 February 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
5 March 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
5 March 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
11 March 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
12 March 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.


Aberdeen - Venue TBC
16 March 2020
09:30 - 16:00
Recruitment, Selection and Retention

Gain the relevant expertise to recruit, select and retain the right people for your organisation.

Glasgow
23 March 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
27 April 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