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All Acas events in the Wales region

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6 July 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Managing absence at work - digital event

This 3 hour digital event will update you on the law relating to workplace absence and provide you with practical management techniques to help improve attendance in your workplace.



Digital via Zoom
8 July 2021
10:00 - 13:00
Mock Employment Tribunal - digital event

Join Acas and employment law experts, Aaron and Partners 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 Zoom
14 July 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Conducting investigations - 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 - 14th of July 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 15th of July 2021, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
15 July 2021
10:00 - 13:00
Managing employee mental health - 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
19 July 2021
09:30 - 12:30
HR for beginners - 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 - 19th of July 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 20th of July 2021, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
21 July 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Contracts and written statements - 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
22 July 2021
10:00 - 13:00
Mediation skills for managers - digital event

This digital event will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to effectively mediate disputes, leading to sustainable solutions to conflict 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 - 22nd of July 2021, 10:00 - 13:00
  • Day 2 - 23rd of July 2021, 10:00 - 13:00


Digital via Zoom
22 July 2021
10:00 - 13:00
Managing the unmanageable - digital event

In the workplace, wherever there are people there can be challenging behaviours. Extreme behaviours need to be managed; simply hoping for change is not an effective strategy. This digital event will give you the skills and confidence you need to address difficult behaviours.

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 July 2021, 10:00 - 13:00
  • Day 2 - 23rd of July 2021, 10:00 - 13:00


Digital via Zoom
2 August 2021
10:00 - 13:00
Essential skills for line managers - 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 - 2nd of August 2021, 10:00 - 13:00
  • Day 2 - 3rd of August 2021, 10:00 - 13:00


Digital via Zoom
11 August 2021
10:00 - 16:00
Essential skills for line managers

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.



Cardiff
12 August 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Managing employee mental health - 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
13 August 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Understanding maternity, paternity and adoption rights - digital event

This 3-hour digital event will provide you with a comprehensive overview of everything you need to know about maternity, paternity and adoption rights. Including, the current legislation, protection for employees, health and safety responsibilities and leave entitlements.



Digital via Zoom
17 August 2021
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.



Cardiff
23 August 2021
10:00 - 13:00
Behaviours at work: understanding the unacceptable - 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
25 August 2021
10:00 - 13:00
Redundancy: getting it right - 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 September 2021
09:30 - 12:30
How to manage homeworkers - 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.



Digital via Zoom
3 September 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Having difficult conversations - 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
3 September 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Managing discipline and grievance - 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 3 hour 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
6 September 2021
10:00 - 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 in their workplace.


Cardiff
9 September 2021
10:00 - 13:00
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.


Cardiff
13 September 2021
10:00 - 13:00
TUPE: a practical guide to business transfers - digital event

This digital event will give you a practical, in-depth look at the TUPE process from start to finish, drawing upon current legislation and best practice.

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 - 13th of September 2021, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Day 2 - 14th of September 2021, 10:00 – 13:00


Digital via Zoom
15 September 2021
10:00 - 13:00
Essential skills for line managers - 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 - 15th of September 2021, 10:00 – 13:00
    Day 2 - 16th of September 2021, 10:00 – 13:00


Digital via Zoom
29 September 2021
10:00 - 16:00 Full
CIWM - mediation training accredited - digital event

 This course provides training and accreditation for you to:

  • Become an internal mediator in your workplace
  • Gain accreditation if you are already workplace mediator 
  • Develop better conflict management and interpersonal skills for day to day relationship management 

The course consists of 5 units and will take place over 5 days. 

The training is from 10:00 - 16:00 each day and the dates are:

  • Week One: Wednesday 29th September, Thursday 30th September 2021
  • Week Two: Wednesday 6th October, Thursday 7th October and Friday 8th October 2021

This is a digital event.

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 September 2021
10:00 - 13:00
Menopause and the workplace - digital event

This 3-hour digital event looks at the symptoms and misconceptions surrounding the menopause, as well as the legal position and support available for both employees and employers.



Digital via Zoom
17 November 2021
09:30 - 09:30
CIWM Certificate in internal workplace mediation

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

The training runs from 09:30 - 16:30 each day and the dates are:

  • Week One:Wednesday 17th & Thursday 18th November, 2021
  • Week Two: Tuesday 23rd, Wednesday 24th & Thursday 25th November, 2021.


Cardiff