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Acas training courses are now being run remotely using Zoom. We have a range of management, employment law and HR training courses available. We can also provide remote training courses for your workplace if you need to train larger groups or teams. To let us know how we can help, call us on 0300 123 1150, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. Or, fill in our enquiry form

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All Acas events in the London region

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25 January 2021
10:00 - 13:00
Changing terms and conditions of employment (England & Wales) - 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
27 January 2021
10:00 - 13:00 Nearly Full
Transition from lockdown: key employment considerations for workplaces in England

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 event is nearly full

Digital via Zoom
1 February 2021
10:00 - 13:00
Behaviours at work: understanding the unacceptable (England & Wales) - 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 February 2021
10:00 - 13:00
Essential skills for managers - digital event

Effective management promotes employee engagement and wellbeing, and has a positive impact on productivity. This digital event covers the fundamentals of management, from leadership styles to the essential qualities needed to become a leader and manager.

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 February 2021, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Day 2 - 3rd of February 2021, 10:00 – 13:00


Digital via Zoom
9 February 2021
10:00 - 13:00
Contracts and written statements (England & Wales) - 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
10 February 2021
10:00 - 13:00
Conducting investigations (England & Wales) - 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 – 10th of February 2021, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Day 2 – 11th of February 2021, 10:00 – 13:00


Digital via Zoom
10 February 2021
10:00 - 13:00
Managing discipline and grievance (England & Wales) - digital event

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 digital event will provide you with detailed knowledge, skills and techniques to effectively manage and conduct employee discipline and grievance procedures within 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 – 10th of February 2021, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Day 2 – 11th of February 2021, 10:00 – 13:00


Digital via Zoom
15 February 2021
10:00 - 13:00 Full
How to manage homeworkers (England & Wales) - digital event

One of the biggest changes resulting from the coronavirus pandemic has been the switch to working from home. For many businesses, managing people remotely is a new challenge.



This 3-hour digital event will give an essential overview of the law and good practice, providing you with the skills and knowledge needed to confidently manage employees working from home.
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
22 February 2021
10:00 - 13:00 Nearly Full
HR for beginners (England & Wales) - 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 – 22nd of February 2021, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Day 2 – 23rd of February 2021, 10:00 – 13:00
This event is nearly full

Digital via Zoom
24 February 2021
10:00 - 13:00
Top tips for managers

This digital event will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of management, including basic ‘do’s and don’ts’, leadership styles and guidance on motivating and managing your employees. 

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 2021, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Day 2 – 25th of February 2021, 10:00 – 13:00


Digital via Zoom
25 February 2021
13:00 - 16:30
Mock Employment Tribunal - digital event

Join Acas and employment law experts, Irwin Mitchell Solicitors as we lead you through a COVID-19 related mock employment tribunal.



This informative and myth-busting virtual event will give you the opportunity, within a safe environment, to see how an employment tribunal works and how decisions are reached.


Digital via Microsoft Teams
2 March 2021
10:00 - 13:00
Mental health in the workplace: good practice and the law (England & Wales) - digital event

Managing mental health in the workplace can be complex and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic presents extra challenges for managers and those people with existing mental health problems.



This 3-hour digital 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.


Digital via Zoom
3 March 2021
10:00 - 13:00
Redundancy: getting it right (England & Wales) - 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
8 March 2021
10:00 - 13:00
Employment law update (England) - digital event

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
9 March 2021
10:00 - 13:00
Having difficult conversations (England & Wales) - digital event

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

This digital event will give you practical and effective techniques to confidently conduct and manage difficult conversations with employees.

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 - 9th of March 2021, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Day 2 - 10th of March 2021, 10:00 – 13:00


Digital via Zoom
11 March 2021
10:00 - 13:00
Gender identity in the workplace (England & Wales) - digital event

Employers have made great strides in creating inclusive workplaces. However, many still have little or no experience of trans, non-binary and intersex employees, causing individuals distinct challenges. 



This 3-hour digital event will explore the key areas of legislation and good practice surrounding how employers can better support trans, non-binary and intersex employees.


Digital via Zoom