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29 May 2018
09:30 - 13:00 Nearly Full
Employment Law Update

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


Our Employment Law Update brings you up to date on recent changes in legislation and also highlighting what’s planned to come into force in the future; a key consideration for business planning.


Our experienced trainers explain the changes in a practical and straightforward way which will help you understand the legal changes and, importantly, the impact for your organisation.

This event is nearly full

Wrexham
4 June 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Practical Skills in dealing with Extreme Persistent and Difficult Staff Behaviours (Part 2)

Psychotherapist Martin J Smith, lecturer at Nottingham Trent University, will share his expertise, equipping delegates to feel more confident about what to do with colleagues who they find tricky to work with. The Acas adviser will offer best practice workplace advice for these issues.


This workshop is a follow-up to the initial workshop on extreme persistent difficult behaviour. It seeks to give participants the opportunity to apply skills and ideas developed from the first session. Therefore it is a prerequisite that delegates have already attended the initial workshop.



Swansea
6 June 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Managing conflict

This training session will explore the causes and effects of conflict at both an individual and organisational level. We will provide insights into the different ways people react to conflict and how this can ultimately affect productivity.


The event will give delegates the skills, knowledge and confidence to identify issues earlier and to deal with conflict more effectively. The event is based on Acas’ unique experience in resolving conflict in the workplace and our insight into the behaviours that can often damage working relationships.



Cardiff
8 June 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Appraisals and performance management skills for line managers

In a difficult economic environment it is important that businesses get the best from their staff. This course will enable delegates to understand performance management at work and how to operate a policy successfully.

Wrexham
11 June 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Appraisals and performance management skills for line managers

In a difficult economic environment it is important that businesses get the best from their staff. This course will enable delegates to understand performance management at work and how to operate a policy successfully.

Cardiff
13 June 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing diversity in the workplace

A diverse workforce contributes to growth and productivity, and equality and diversity policies help ensure that organisations employ and retain the very best people for the job.


In this session we look at some of the often complex workplace issues that employers may face when managing a diverse workforce. We will examine common instances of discrimination, help clarify where risks may lie for an employer and show delegates how to manage these situations more effectively.



Cardiff
13 June 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Mock mediation - A rare opportunity to see mediation in action

Managers don’t need to be told how time consuming, stressful, disruptive and expensive conflict can be for all concerned. This event will demonstrate what mediation looks like in practice and how it works to resolve conflict quickly and effectively with tangible business benefits.


It will be an interactive event in which you see the various stages of the process in action. We will take a step by step approach and invite the audience to participate in discussions throughout.



Swansea
14 June 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing diversity in the workplace

A diverse workforce contributes to growth and productivity, and equality and diversity policies help ensure that organisations employ and retain the very best people for the job.


In this session we look at some of the often complex workplace issues that employers may face when managing a diverse workforce. We will examine common instances of discrimination, help clarify where risks may lie for an employer and show delegates how to manage these situations more effectively.



Wrexham
15 June 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Managing conflict

This training session will explore the causes and effects of conflict at both an individual and organisational level. We will provide insights into the different ways people react to conflict and how this can ultimately affect productivity.


The event will give delegates the skills, knowledge and confidence to identify issues earlier and to deal with conflict more effectively. The event is based on Acas’ unique experience in resolving conflict in the workplace and our insight into the behaviours that can often damage working relationships.



Ewloe
19 June 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Contracts, written statements and pay

This full day event will provide detailed guidance on how to create, agree, vary and terminate a contract of employment. It will also cover zero hour contracts, pay and deductions.

Newport
20 June 2018
10:00 - 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.



Wrexham
21 June 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Conducting Investigations

This full day event looks at how to conduct and manage a fair internal investigation, from gathering and assessing evidence through to presenting findings.

Newport
25 June 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Equality, Diversity and Discrimination: the essentials

This half day training session covers the essentials of Equality and Diversity that all organisations, employee representatives and HR professionals need to be aware of.


We’ll be covering the different types of discrimination – including the nine protected characteristics - and sharing good practice that you can adopt and promote within your organisation.


The session will include the most recent changes brought about by the Equality Act.



Ewloe
25 June 2018
10:00 - 12:00
General Data Protection Regulations: what employers need to know

The new General Data Protection Regulations come into effect in May 2018. This event will introduce you to the new regulations, from an employment perspective. An Acas expert along with a guest speaker from leading law firm Darwin Gray will outline the steps you need to take before these changes come into effect and will inform you about the tougher penalties for breach of the new rules.

Cardiff
25 June 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Managing an ageing workforce

This full day event will focus on the benefits and challenges of managing a multi-generational workforce. It will provide you with practical guidance on recruiting and retaining older workers, achieving a healthy work-life balance for employees, performance management, retirement and recognising the most common health concerns that can affect older workers.

Newport
26 June 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Getting the best from your workplace - Engaging with staff

This course will look at a range of ways to engage with staff and get more from your workplace – from recruiting and managing people to addressing and rewarding performance across a range of job types.

The course aims to give delegates skills and tips on getting more from your people. We will look at the different types of contracts and working patterns you can offer workers to maximise flexibility and performance and delegates will have the opportunity to learn more about properly engaging and consulting with staff.

This event is designed to give people managers new skills and valuable lessons they can take back into their organisation to help improve productivity and efficiency on an ongoing basis.


Wrexham
27 June 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Managing conflict

This training session will explore the causes and effects of conflict at both an individual and organisational level. We will provide insights into the different ways people react to conflict and how this can ultimately affect productivity.


The event will give delegates the skills, knowledge and confidence to identify issues earlier and to deal with conflict more effectively. The event is based on Acas’ unique experience in resolving conflict in the workplace and our insight into the behaviours that can often damage working relationships.



Chepstow
28 June 2018
10:00 - 16:00
HR and Management Masterclass

Join Acas Wales and leading experts from academia and industry for a very special day of interactive masterclasses to help you with your organisational challenges, improve your management skills, network with other professionals and share information.

Cardiff
29 June 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Conducting Investigations

This full day event looks at how to conduct and manage a fair internal investigation, from gathering and assessing evidence through to presenting findings.

Swansea
29 June 2018
10:00 - 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.

Newport
3 July 2018
10:00 - 16:00
3 Day Workplace Mediator Training

This three day event provides you with mediation skills and techniques to effectively handle workplace relationship conflict.

Cardiff
4 July 2018
10:00 - 12:00
General Data Protection Regulations: what employers need to know

The new General Data Protection Regulations come into effect in May 2018. This event will introduce you to the new regulations, from an employment perspective. An Acas expert along with a guest speaker from leading law firm Darwin Gray will outline the steps you need to take before these changes come into effect and will inform you about the tougher penalties for breach of the new rules.

Swansea
5 July 2018
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.



Llanelli
6 July 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Gender Pay Reporting

The legislation on gender pay reporting takes effect in April 2017. It requires organisations with over 250 employees to measure and report on their gender pay gap and applies to public and private businesses, and voluntary sector organisations.


NB: Whether wholly Welsh authorities are required to do so will be a matter for the Welsh Government and is yet to be determined. Relevant Scottish public authorities with 20 employees or more are already required to report on their gender pay gap.


Organisations employing more than 250 employees may need to review their current pay systems, other people policies and reporting processes to make sure they can best comply with the legislation.



Wrexham
10 July 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing absence at work

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Wrexham
11 July 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Gender Pay Reporting

The legislation on gender pay reporting takes effect in April 2017. It requires organisations with over 250 employees to measure and report on their gender pay gap and applies to public and private businesses, and voluntary sector organisations.


NB: Whether wholly Welsh authorities are required to do so will be a matter for the Welsh Government and is yet to be determined. Relevant Scottish public authorities with 20 employees or more are already required to report on their gender pay gap.


Organisations employing more than 250 employees may need to review their current pay systems, other people policies and reporting processes to make sure they can best comply with the legislation.



Swansea
11 July 2018
10:00 - 12:00
General Data Protection Regulations: what employers need to know

The new General Data Protection Regulations come into effect in May 2018. This event will introduce you to the new regulations, from an employment perspective. An Acas expert along with a guest speaker from leading law firm Darwin Gray will outline the steps you need to take before these changes come into effect and will inform you about the tougher penalties for breach of the new rules.

Wrexham
13 July 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Sexual harassment in the workplace

Your workplace should be somewhere your staff feel valued, safe and treated with dignity and respect. However, recent statistics and media coverage report sexual harassment in the workplace is a widespread problem.

This event has been designed to help you engage with your workforce and raise awareness of the issue. It will also provide you with the necessary skills to address a situation should one arise.


Ewloe
16 July 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

This half day event will help develop your knowledge and skills when managing or conducting employee discipline and grievance procedures.

Newport
16 July 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Managing conflict

This training session will explore the causes and effects of conflict at both an individual and organisational level. We will provide insights into the different ways people react to conflict and how this can ultimately affect productivity.


The event will give delegates the skills, knowledge and confidence to identify issues earlier and to deal with conflict more effectively. The event is based on Acas’ unique experience in resolving conflict in the workplace and our insight into the behaviours that can often damage working relationships.



Llanelli
17 July 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Managing younger workers and apprentices

There are many benefits to employing younger workers. Getting younger workers trained and prepared for the full demands of the workplace is important for many organisations.



This event explores the range of issues younger workers can face when entering employment and will provide you with the knowledge and confidence to effectively manage your next generation of workers.


Newport
17 July 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Newport
17 July 2018
10:00 - 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.



Ewloe
18 July 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing absence at work

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Llanelli
19 July 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Redundancy and Restructuring - Managing the change and understanding the options

This course will help you to find out all you need to know, about how to carry out redundancies in the most fair and efficient way possible.

Newport
19 July 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Equality, Diversity and Discrimination: the essentials

This half day training session covers the essentials of Equality and Diversity that all organisations, employee representatives and HR professionals need to be aware of.


We’ll be covering the different types of discrimination – including the nine protected characteristics - and sharing good practice that you can adopt and promote within your organisation.


The session will include the most recent changes brought about by the Equality Act.



Swansea
20 July 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Mock Disciplinary Hearing

Going through a disciplinary process can be daunting. This interactive event will give you a real insight into what to expect when conducting a disciplinary hearing, with tips and techniques on how to best manage the process.

Cardiff
23 July 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Managing an ageing workforce

This full day event will focus on the benefits and challenges of managing a multi-generational workforce. It will provide you with practical guidance on recruiting and retaining older workers, achieving a healthy work-life balance for employees, performance management, retirement and recognising the most common health concerns that can affect older workers.

Wrexham
24 July 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Equality, Diversity and Discrimination: the essentials

This half day training session covers the essentials of Equality and Diversity that all organisations, employee representatives and HR professionals need to be aware of.


We’ll be covering the different types of discrimination – including the nine protected characteristics - and sharing good practice that you can adopt and promote within your organisation.


The session will include the most recent changes brought about by the Equality Act.



Newport
24 July 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Getting the best from your workplace - Engaging with staff

This course will look at a range of ways to engage with staff and get more from your workplace – from recruiting and managing people to addressing and rewarding performance across a range of job types.

The course aims to give delegates skills and tips on getting more from your people. We will look at the different types of contracts and working patterns you can offer workers to maximise flexibility and performance and delegates will have the opportunity to learn more about properly engaging and consulting with staff.

This event is designed to give people managers new skills and valuable lessons they can take back into their organisation to help improve productivity and efficiency on an ongoing basis.


Llanelli
25 July 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Gender Pay Reporting

The legislation on gender pay reporting takes effect in April 2017. It requires organisations with over 250 employees to measure and report on their gender pay gap and applies to public and private businesses, and voluntary sector organisations.


NB: Whether wholly Welsh authorities are required to do so will be a matter for the Welsh Government and is yet to be determined. Relevant Scottish public authorities with 20 employees or more are already required to report on their gender pay gap.


Organisations employing more than 250 employees may need to review their current pay systems, other people policies and reporting processes to make sure they can best comply with the legislation.



Cardiff
25 July 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Ewloe
26 July 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Contracts, written statements and pay

This full day event will provide detailed guidance on how to create, agree, vary and terminate a contract of employment. It will also cover zero hour contracts, pay and deductions.

Cardiff
26 July 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Swansea
27 July 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Contracts, written statements and pay

This full day event will provide detailed guidance on how to create, agree, vary and terminate a contract of employment. It will also cover zero hour contracts, pay and deductions.

Wrexham
30 July 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Appraisals and performance management skills for line managers

In a difficult economic environment it is important that businesses get the best from their staff. This course will enable delegates to understand performance management at work and how to operate a policy successfully.

Llanelli
31 July 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing absence at work

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Cardiff
2 August 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Sexual harassment in the workplace

Your workplace should be somewhere your staff feel valued, safe and treated with dignity and respect. However, recent statistics and media coverage report sexual harassment in the workplace is a widespread problem.



This event has been designed to help you engage with your workforce and raise awareness of the issue. It will also provide you with the necessary skills to address a situation should one arise.


Cardiff
7 August 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Sexual harassment in the workplace

Your workplace should be somewhere your staff feel valued, safe and treated with dignity and respect. However, recent statistics and media coverage report sexual harassment in the workplace is a widespread problem.

This event has been designed to help you engage with your workforce and raise awareness of the issue. It will also provide you with the necessary skills to address a situation should one arise.


Swansea
10 August 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Sexual harassment in the workplace

Your workplace should be somewhere your staff feel valued, safe and treated with dignity and respect. However, recent statistics and media coverage report sexual harassment in the workplace is a widespread problem.

This event has been designed to help you engage with your workforce and raise awareness of the issue. It will also provide you with the necessary skills to address a situation should one arise.


Newport
15 August 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

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 the skills and knowledge needed to effectively manage and conduct employee discipline and grievance procedures.


Cardiff
3 September 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Drugs and alcohol in the workplace

Employees who abuse alcohol and drugs (including illegal drugs, prescription drugs, and over-the-counter drugs) can pose significant and wide-ranging problems for their employers and fellow employees.


This event highlights the actions employers can take to manage workplace drug and alcohol issues confidently and effectively.



Wrexham
3 September 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Drugs and alcohol in the workplace

Employees who abuse alcohol and drugs (including illegal drugs, prescription drugs, and over-the-counter drugs) can pose significant and wide-ranging problems for their employers and fellow employees.


This event highlights the actions employers can take to manage workplace drug and alcohol issues confidently and effectively.



Newport
4 September 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Conducting Investigations

This full day event looks at how to conduct and manage a fair internal investigation, from gathering and assessing evidence through to presenting findings.

Cardiff
5 September 2018
10:00 - 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.



Newport
6 September 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Recruitment, Selection and Retention

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

Ewloe
7 September 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Management skills workshop

A practical workshop for those new to managing staff, providing you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to become a successful manager. This course can also act as a useful refresher for more experienced managers.

Newport
10 September 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Recruitment, Selection and Retention

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

Llanelli
11 September 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Getting the best from your workplace - Engaging with staff

This course will look at a range of ways to engage with staff and get more from your workplace – from recruiting and managing people to addressing and rewarding performance across a range of job types.

The course aims to give delegates skills and tips on getting more from your people. We will look at the different types of contracts and working patterns you can offer workers to maximise flexibility and performance and delegates will have the opportunity to learn more about properly engaging and consulting with staff.

This event is designed to give people managers new skills and valuable lessons they can take back into their organisation to help improve productivity and efficiency on an ongoing basis.


Newport
12 September 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Gender Pay Reporting

The legislation on gender pay reporting takes effect in April 2017. It requires organisations with over 250 employees to measure and report on their gender pay gap and applies to public and private businesses, and voluntary sector organisations.


NB: Whether wholly Welsh authorities are required to do so will be a matter for the Welsh Government and is yet to be determined. Relevant Scottish public authorities with 20 employees or more are already required to report on their gender pay gap.


Organisations employing more than 250 employees may need to review their current pay systems, other people policies and reporting processes to make sure they can best comply with the legislation.



Newport
12 September 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Redundancy and Restructuring - Managing the change and understanding the options

This course will help you to find out all you need to know, about how to carry out redundancies in the most fair and efficient way possible.

Cardiff
12 September 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing absence at work

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Newport
12 September 2018
10:00 - 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.



Wrexham
13 September 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Equality, Diversity and Discrimination: the essentials

This half day training session covers the essentials of Equality and Diversity that all organisations, employee representatives and HR professionals need to be aware of.


We’ll be covering the different types of discrimination – including the nine protected characteristics - and sharing good practice that you can adopt and promote within your organisation.


The session will include the most recent changes brought about by the Equality Act.



Swansea
14 September 2018
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.



Cardiff
14 September 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Mock mediation - A rare opportunity to see mediation in action

Managers don’t need to be told how time consuming, stressful, disruptive and expensive conflict can be for all concerned. This event will demonstrate what mediation looks like in practice and how it works to resolve conflict quickly and effectively with tangible business benefits.


It will be an interactive event in which you see the various stages of the process in action. We will take a step by step approach and invite the audience to participate in discussions throughout.



Ewloe
17 September 2018
09:30 - 13:00
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.


Cardiff
18 September 2018
09:30 - 16:00
CIWM Certificate in Internal Workplace Mediation

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

NB: This is a five day course which runs across two weeks. The dates are: Tuesday 18th ,Wednesday 19th September and then Tuesday 25th, Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th September 2018.



Cardiff
19 September 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Management skills workshop

A practical workshop for those new to managing staff, providing you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to become a successful manager. This course can also act as a useful refresher for more experienced managers.

Swansea
21 September 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Managing an ageing workforce

This full day event will focus on the benefits and challenges of managing a multi-generational workforce. It will provide you with practical guidance on recruiting and retaining older workers, achieving a healthy work-life balance for employees, performance management, retirement and recognising the most common health concerns that can affect older workers.

Ewloe
24 September 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Drugs and alcohol in the workplace

Employees who abuse alcohol and drugs (including illegal drugs, prescription drugs, and over-the-counter drugs) can pose significant and wide-ranging problems for their employers and fellow employees.


This event highlights the actions employers can take to manage workplace drug and alcohol issues confidently and effectively.



Swansea
24 September 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Managing extreme persistent and difficult workplace behaviours (Part 1)

Difficult staff behaviour seems to be a growing problem in many organisations. Most people behave well most of the time, but problems can develop in the workplace with staff that show extreme, persistent and difficult behaviour.

Ewloe
25 September 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

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 the skills and knowledge needed to effectively manage and conduct employee discipline and grievance procedures.


Ewloe
25 September 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Managing extreme persistent and difficult workplace behaviours (Part 1)

Difficult staff behaviour seems to be a growing problem in many organisations. Most people behave well most of the time, but problems can develop in the workplace with staff that show extreme, persistent and difficult behaviour.

Cardiff
26 September 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Contracts, written statements and pay

This full day event will provide detailed guidance on how to create, agree, vary and terminate a contract of employment. It will also cover zero hour contracts, pay and deductions.

Swansea
26 September 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Conducting Investigations

This full day event looks at how to conduct and manage a fair internal investigation, from gathering and assessing evidence through to presenting findings.

Wrexham
28 September 2018
09:30 - 13:00
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.


Llanelli
2 October 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Simplifying TUPE in a day: understand the rules and avoid the pitfalls

Join Acas and Dr John McMullen, Director of Employment Law at Wrigleys Solicitors as we demystify TUPE; one of the most complex areas of employment legislation.



This event is a must for all who are involved in business transfers or outsourcing of contracts.



We will focus on the law surrounding TUPE, employer responsibilities and the impact on employees, along with practical advice on how TUPE can be best handled and communicated.


Wrexham
12 October 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Management skills workshop

A practical workshop for those new to managing staff, providing you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to become a successful manager. This course can also act as a useful refresher for more experienced managers.

Wrexham
18 October 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Simplifying TUPE in a day: understand the rules and avoid the pitfalls

Join Acas and Dr John McMullen, Director of Employment Law at Wrigleys Solicitors as we demystify TUPE; one of the most complex areas of employment legislation.

This event is a must for all who are involved in business transfers or outsourcing of contracts.

We will focus on the law surrounding TUPE, employer responsibilities and the impact on employees, along with practical advice on how TUPE can be best handled and communicated.


Chepstow
22 October 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Drugs and alcohol in the workplace

Employees who abuse alcohol and drugs (including illegal drugs, prescription drugs, and over-the-counter drugs) can pose significant and wide-ranging problems for their employers and fellow employees.


This event highlights the actions employers can take to manage workplace drug and alcohol issues confidently and effectively.



Cardiff
22 October 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Managing extreme persistent and difficult workplace behaviours (Part 1)

Difficult staff behaviour seems to be a growing problem in many organisations. Most people behave well most of the time, but problems can develop in the workplace with staff that show extreme, persistent and difficult behaviour.

Swansea
23 October 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Managing extreme persistent and difficult workplace behaviours (Part 1)

Difficult staff behaviour seems to be a growing problem in many organisations. Most people behave well most of the time, but problems can develop in the workplace with staff that show extreme, persistent and difficult behaviour.

Monmouth
24 October 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing younger workers and apprentices

There are many benefits to employing younger workers. Getting younger workers trained and prepared for the full demands of the workplace is important for many organisations.



This event explores the range of issues younger workers can face when entering employment and will provide you with the knowledge and confidence to effectively manage your next generation of workers.


Cardiff
29 October 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Redundancy and Restructuring - Managing the change and understanding the options

This course will help you to find out all you need to know, about how to carry out redundancies in the most fair and efficient way possible.

Swansea
29 October 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Management skills workshop

A practical workshop for those new to managing staff, providing you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to become a successful manager. This course can also act as a useful refresher for more experienced managers.

Cardiff
30 October 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Recruitment, Selection and Retention

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

Newport
13 November 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Simplifying TUPE in a day: understand the rules and avoid the pitfalls

Join Acas and Dr John McMullen, Director of Employment Law at Wrigleys Solicitors as we demystify TUPE; one of the most complex areas of employment legislation.



This event is a must for all who are involved in business transfers or outsourcing of contracts.



We will focus on the law surrounding TUPE, employer responsibilities and the impact on employees, along with practical advice on how TUPE can be best handled and communicated.


Swansea
26 November 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Practical Skills in dealing with Extreme Persistent and Difficult Staff Behaviours (Part 2)

Psychotherapist Martin J Smith, lecturer at Nottingham Trent University, will share his expertise, equipping delegates to feel more confident about what to do with colleagues who they find tricky to work with. The Acas adviser will offer best practice workplace advice for these issues.


This workshop is a follow-up to the initial workshop on extreme persistent difficult behaviour. It seeks to give participants the opportunity to apply skills and ideas developed from the first session. Therefore it is a prerequisite that delegates have already attended the initial workshop.



Ewloe
27 November 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Practical Skills in dealing with Extreme Persistent and Difficult Staff Behaviours (Part 2)

Psychotherapist Martin J Smith, lecturer at Nottingham Trent University, will share his expertise, equipping delegates to feel more confident about what to do with colleagues who they find tricky to work with. The Acas adviser will offer best practice workplace advice for these issues.


This workshop is a follow-up to the initial workshop on extreme persistent difficult behaviour. It seeks to give participants the opportunity to apply skills and ideas developed from the first session. Therefore it is a prerequisite that delegates have already attended the initial workshop.



Swansea
28 November 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Practical Skills in dealing with Extreme Persistent and Difficult Staff Behaviours (Part 2)

Psychotherapist Martin J Smith, lecturer at Nottingham Trent University, will share his expertise, equipping delegates to feel more confident about what to do with colleagues who they find tricky to work with. The Acas adviser will offer best practice workplace advice for these issues.


This workshop is a follow-up to the initial workshop on extreme persistent difficult behaviour. It seeks to give participants the opportunity to apply skills and ideas developed from the first session. Therefore it is a prerequisite that delegates have already attended the initial workshop.



Cardiff
30 November 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Simplifying TUPE in a day: understand the rules and avoid the pitfalls

Join Acas and Dr John McMullen, Director of Employment Law at Wrigleys Solicitors as we demystify TUPE; one of the most complex areas of employment legislation.

This event is a must for all who are involved in business transfers or outsourcing of contracts.

We will focus on the law surrounding TUPE, employer responsibilities and the impact on employees, along with practical advice on how TUPE can be best handled and communicated.


Cardiff
3 December 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing younger workers and apprentices

There are many benefits to employing younger workers. Getting younger workers trained and prepared for the full demands of the workplace is important for many organisations.



This event explores the range of issues younger workers can face when entering employment and will provide you with the knowledge and confidence to effectively manage your next generation of workers.


Swansea
6 December 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Mock mediation - A rare opportunity to see mediation in action

Managers don’t need to be told how time consuming, stressful, disruptive and expensive conflict can be for all concerned. This event will demonstrate what mediation looks like in practice and how it works to resolve conflict quickly and effectively with tangible business benefits.


It will be an interactive event in which you see the various stages of the process in action. We will take a step by step approach and invite the audience to participate in discussions throughout.



Cardiff
13 December 2018
10:00 - 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.



Cardiff
5 March 2019
10:00 - 16:00
CIWM Certificate in Internal Workplace Mediation

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

NB: This is a five day course which runs across two weeks. The dates are: Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th March 2019, then Tuesday 12th, Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th March 2019.



Wrexham