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All Acas events in the South East region

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14 November 2019
09:30 - 16:00
Managing the 'unmanageable'

In the workplace, wherever there are people there can be challenging behaviours. Some are so extreme that hoping they would just change is not an effective strategy.


This course will give you the skills and confidence to manage these effectively.



Reading
14 November 2019
10:00 - 16:00 Nearly Full
Managing discipline and grievance (full 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 practical full day event will provide you with detailed knowledge, skills and techniques to effectively manage and conduct employee discipline and grievance procedures within your workplace.
This event is nearly full

Maidstone
18 November 2019
10:00 - 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

Brighton
20 November 2019
10:00 - 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.



Southampton
20 November 2019
10:00 - 16:00 Full
Managing discipline and grievance (full 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 practical full day event will provide you with detailed knowledge, skills and techniques to effectively manage and conduct employee discipline and grievance procedures within your workplace.
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.

Milton Keynes
21 November 2019
10:00 - 16:00 Nearly Full
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. This event is nearly full

High Wycombe
22 November 2019
10:00 - 16:00 Full
Essential skills for supervisors

Gain a comprehensive overview of essential supervisory ‘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.

Crawley
22 November 2019
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.



Heathrow
26 November 2019
10:00 - 16:00 Full
Essential skills for managers

This course will help managers avoid legal difficulties and at the same time touch on best practice and management techniques.  This includes covering the fundamentals of management, from leadership styles to the qualities essential to becoming a leader and manager. 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.

Basingstoke
27 November 2019
10:00 - 16:00
Managing discipline and grievance (full 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 practical full day event will provide you with detailed knowledge, skills and techniques to effectively manage and conduct employee discipline and grievance procedures within your workplace.


Southampton
28 November 2019
09:30 - 16:00
Managing the 'unmanageable'

In the workplace, wherever there are people there can be challenging behaviours. Some are so extreme that hoping they would just change is not an effective strategy.


This course will give you the skills and confidence to manage these effectively.



Southampton
28 November 2019
10:00 - 15:00
Employment and case 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.



Milton Keynes
3 December 2019
10:00 - 16:00
Essential skills for managers

This course will help managers avoid legal difficulties and at the same time touch on best practice and management techniques.  This includes covering the fundamentals of management, from leadership styles to the qualities essential to becoming a leader and manager.

Milton Keynes
3 December 2019
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.

Heathrow
4 December 2019
10:00 - 16:00
Essential skills for supervisors

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

Heathrow
5 December 2019
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.


Basingstoke
6 December 2019
10:00 - 16:00
Mediation skills for managers

A practical course to provide the skills and information for managers to operate effectively within your organisation.

Dartford
6 December 2019
10:00 - 16:00
Managing discipline and grievance (full 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 practical full day event will provide you with detailed knowledge, skills and techniques to effectively manage and conduct employee discipline and grievance procedures within your workplace.


Brighton
10 December 2019
09:30 - 16:00
Managing the 'unmanageable'

In the workplace, wherever there are people there can be challenging behaviours. Some are so extreme that hoping they would just change is not an effective strategy.


This course will give you the skills and confidence to manage these effectively.



Portsmouth
10 December 2019
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.



Winchester
12 December 2019
10:00 - 16:00
Essential skills for supervisors

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

Brighton
12 December 2019
10:00 - 16:00 Nearly Full
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.
This event is nearly full

Woking
13 December 2019
10:00 - 16:00
Managing discipline and grievance (full 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 practical full day event will provide you with detailed knowledge, skills and techniques to effectively manage and conduct employee discipline and grievance procedures within your workplace.


High Wycombe
18 December 2019
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.



Basingstoke
19 December 2019
10:00 - 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.


Oxford
7 January 2020
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.



Oxford
8 January 2020
10:00 - 16:00
Essential skills for managers

This course will help managers avoid legal difficulties and at the same time touch on best practice and management techniques.  This includes covering the fundamentals of management, from leadership styles to the qualities essential to becoming a leader and manager.

Heathrow
9 January 2020
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.



Reading
10 January 2020
10:00 - 15:00 Nearly Full
Employment and case 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.

This event is nearly full

Portsmouth
10 January 2020
10:00 - 16:00
The route to successful employee engagement

Effective Employee Engagement (EE) results in employers and employees working together towards common goals. It is a practical way of strengthening your business’ productivity, innovation, turnover and improving attendance. In a challenging economic environment having employees who are engaged and prepared to “to go the extra mile” will invariably lead to strong and continued business performance.



This introductory course looks at the key components of employee engagement, how to put them in place, and measure successful outcomes.


Milton Keynes
13 January 2020
10:00 - 16:00
Managing discipline and grievance (full 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 practical full day event will provide you with detailed knowledge, skills and techniques to effectively manage and conduct employee discipline and grievance procedures within your workplace.


Woking
14 January 2020
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.

Winchester
15 January 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.


Southampton
15 January 2020
10:00 - 16:00
Mediation skills for managers

A practical course to provide the skills and information for managers to operate effectively within your organisation.

Basingstoke
17 January 2020
10:00 - 16:00
Essential skills for supervisors

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

Basingstoke
20 January 2020
10:00 - 13:00
Managing absence at work

Recent evidence suggests that the average level of employee absence is 6.3 days per year, per employee.



This half day 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.


Brighton
21 January 2020
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.



Woking
21 January 2020
10:00 - 16:00
Essential skills for supervisors

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

Oxford
24 January 2020
10:00 - 13:00
Managing absence at work

Recent evidence suggests that the average level of employee absence is 6.3 days per year, per employee.



This half day 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.


Winchester
24 January 2020
10:00 - 15:00
Employment and case 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.



Heathrow
27 January 2020
10:00 - 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.


Brighton
28 January 2020
10:00 - 16:00
Essential skills for supervisors

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

Reading
29 January 2020
10:00 - 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.

Milton Keynes
30 January 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.


Reading
3 February 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.


Dartford
4 February 2020
10:00 - 16:00
Mediation skills for managers

A practical course to provide the skills and information for managers to operate effectively within your organisation.

Milton Keynes
4 February 2020
10:00 - 13:00 Full
Menopause and the workplace

Menopause is a natural phase in every woman’s life, however there is still a stigma attached to it.

With menopausal women now the fastest growing demographic in the workplace, it’s more important than ever for employers to have a good understanding of the menopause and how they can support colleagues through the transition.

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

Reading
5 February 2020
10:00 - 16:00
Managing discipline and grievance (full 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 practical full day event will provide you with detailed knowledge, skills and techniques to effectively manage and conduct employee discipline and grievance procedures within your workplace.


Winchester
6 February 2020
10:00 - 16:00
Essential skills for supervisors

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

Heathrow
7 February 2020
10:00 - 13:00
Menopause and the workplace

Menopause is a natural phase in every woman’s life, however there is still a stigma attached to it.

With menopausal women now the fastest growing demographic in the workplace, it’s more important than ever for employers to have a good understanding of the menopause and how they can support colleagues through the transition.

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


Oxford
10 February 2020
10:00 - 16:00
Essential skills for managers

This course will help managers avoid legal difficulties and at the same time touch on best practice and management techniques.  This includes covering the fundamentals of management, from leadership styles to the qualities essential to becoming a leader and manager.

Dartford
10 February 2020
10:00 - 13:00
Menopause and the workplace

Menopause is a natural phase in every woman’s life, however there is still a stigma attached to it.

With menopausal women now the fastest growing demographic in the workplace, it’s more important than ever for employers to have a good understanding of the menopause and how they can support colleagues through the transition.

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


Southampton
11 February 2020
10:00 - 16:00
Essential skills for managers

This course will help managers avoid legal difficulties and at the same time touch on best practice and management techniques.  This includes covering the fundamentals of management, from leadership styles to the qualities essential to becoming a leader and manager.

Oxford
11 February 2020
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.



Dartford
12 February 2020
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.



Milton Keynes
13 February 2020
10:00 - 15:00
Employment and case 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.



High Wycombe
14 February 2020
10:00 - 16:00
Essential skills for supervisors

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

Milton Keynes
14 February 2020
10:00 - 16:00
Essential skills for managers

This course will help managers avoid legal difficulties and at the same time touch on best practice and management techniques.  This includes covering the fundamentals of management, from leadership styles to the qualities essential to becoming a leader and manager.

Southampton
17 February 2020
10:00 - 13:00
Contracts of employment - How to get it right

This course provides detailed guidance on how to create, agree, vary or terminate employment contracts.

Heathrow
18 February 2020
10:00 - 13:00
Managing absence at work

Recent evidence suggests that the average level of employee absence is 6.3 days per year, per employee.



This half day 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.


Heathrow
20 February 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.


Winchester
20 February 2020
10:00 - 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.


Portsmouth
24 February 2020
09:30 - 16:00
Managing the 'unmanageable'

In the workplace, wherever there are people there can be challenging behaviours. Some are so extreme that hoping they would just change is not an effective strategy.


This course will give you the skills and confidence to manage these effectively.



Brighton
25 February 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.


Oxford
25 February 2020
10:00 - 16:00
Can't do or won't do

What happens when you have a member of staff who can't do the job, or won't?

It can be difficult to decide whether a person's poor performance should be handled as a conduct (won’t) or capability (can’t) issue.

This course will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to manage these difficult situations effectively.



Heathrow
28 February 2020
10:00 - 16:00
Mock disciplinary hearing

This interactive event gives an insight into what to expect during a disciplinary hearing, with tips and techniques on how to best manage the process. The event covers how to handle misconduct allegations from initial investigations to a "live" disciplinary hearing where you witness proceedings and decide the outcome!

Acas experts will lead you through a role play scenario leaving you to decide the outcome and will then explain the pitfalls to avoid so that you do not find yourself in the same position



Reading
3 March 2020
10:00 - 13:00
Menopause and the workplace

Menopause is a natural phase in every woman’s life, however there is still a stigma attached to it.

With menopausal women now the fastest growing demographic in the workplace, it’s more important than ever for employers to have a good understanding of the menopause and how they can support colleagues through the transition.

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


Maidstone
16 March 2020
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.

Farnborough