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All Acas events in the South West region

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25 June 2019
09:30 - 13:00
Stress in the workplace

Practical guidance that will help you understand the causes and recognise the signs of work related stress, allowing you to improve the resilience of your employees and minimise the impact of stress in your workplace.

Taunton
25 June 2019
09:30 - 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.


Bath
26 June 2019
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.


Plymouth
26 June 2019
09:30 - 16:00 Nearly Full
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. This event is nearly full

Bristol
27 June 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 new 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.


Bournemouth
27 June 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.



Swindon
2 July 2019
09:30 - 13:00 Nearly Full
Equality, diversity and inclusion: the essentials

Equality, diversity and inclusion form a vital part of any successful organisation. Getting it wrong can have costly implications in terms of employment tribunal cases and reputational damage.

This half day event looks at the essential aspects of equality, diversity and inclusion that all organisations need to be aware of, including the legal position and best practice for promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace.
This event is nearly full

Bristol
8 July 2019
09:30 - 13:00 Nearly Full
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.
This event is nearly full

Swindon
9 July 2019
09:30 - 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.

Exeter
10 July 2019
09:30 - 16:00
Simplifying TUPE in a day: understand the rules and avoid the pitfalls

Join Acas and a lead expert from 3PB Barristers as we demystify TUPE; one of the most complex areas of employment legislation.

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.



Exeter
11 July 2019
09:30 - 13:00
Agency Workers - What employers need to know

The use of agency workers is becoming an increasingly popular way for organisations to manage fluctuating business demands.

This event looks at the benefits agency workers can bring to organisations, with a focus on the legislation surrounding agency worker rights and the legal obligations for employers when hiring agency staff.


Bristol
16 July 2019
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.

St Austell
16 July 2019
09:30 - 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.


Bristol
17 July 2019
09:30 - 13:00
Agency Workers - What employers need to know

The use of agency workers is becoming an increasingly popular way for organisations to manage fluctuating business demands.

This event looks at the benefits agency workers can bring to organisations, with a focus on the legislation surrounding agency worker rights and the legal obligations for employers when hiring agency staff.


Plymouth
18 July 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.



Salisbury
18 July 2019
09:30 - 16:00 Full
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 new 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.
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.

Bristol
22 July 2019
13:00 - 16:30 Full
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.
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.

Bournemouth
23 July 2019
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.

Gloucester
24 July 2019
09:30 - 16:00 Nearly 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 event is nearly full

Bath
24 July 2019
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.

Exeter
25 July 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.



Swindon
30 July 2019
09:30 - 13:00
Working with unconscious bias

Although natural and unintended, unconscious bias can influence decisions on recruitment, promotion and staff development. It can lead to a less diverse workforce and have serious implications for an organisation.

This half day event provides an introduction to unconscious bias, the effects it can have in the workplace and positive ways to overcome it.


Bournemouth
30 July 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.



Bristol
31 July 2019
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.


Exeter
1 August 2019
09:30 - 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.

Swindon
1 August 2019
12:30 - 16:00
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.


Truro
5 August 2019
09:30 - 13:00
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.


Bristol
6 August 2019
09:30 - 13:00
Equality, diversity and inclusion: the essentials

Equality, diversity and inclusion form a vital part of any successful organisation. Getting it wrong can have costly implications in terms of employment tribunal cases and reputational damage.

This half day event looks at the essential aspects of equality, diversity and inclusion that all organisations need to be aware of, including the legal position and best practice for promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace.


Swindon
7 August 2019
09:30 - 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.


Yeovil
8 August 2019
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.

Plymouth
14 August 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.



Taunton
15 August 2019
09:30 - 13:00
Equality, diversity and inclusion: the essentials

Equality, diversity and inclusion form a vital part of any successful organisation. Getting it wrong can have costly implications in terms of employment tribunal cases and reputational damage.

This half day event looks at the essential aspects of equality, diversity and inclusion that all organisations need to be aware of, including the legal position and best practice for promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace.


Exeter
20 August 2019
09:30 - 13:00
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.


Cheltenham
21 August 2019
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.


Bath
22 August 2019
09:30 - 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.


Plymouth
27 August 2019
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.


Bristol
28 August 2019
09:30 - 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.


Bournemouth
29 August 2019
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.

Exeter
30 August 2019
09:30 - 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.


Plymouth
2 September 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.



Cheltenham
3 September 2019
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.

Swindon
6 September 2019
09:30 - 13:00
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 highlights what’s planned for 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.


Bristol
9 September 2019
09:30 - 13:00
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 highlights what’s planned for 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.


Exeter
11 September 2019
09:30 - 13:00 Nearly Full
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.
This event is nearly full

Bournemouth
11 September 2019
09:30 - 13:00
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 highlights what’s planned for 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.


Salisbury
12 September 2019
09:30 - 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.




Truro
12 September 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.



Bath
16 September 2019
09:30 - 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.

Bristol
17 September 2019
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.

Bournemouth
18 September 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.



Exeter
19 September 2019
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.

Gloucester
24 September 2019
09:30 - 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.

Bristol
24 September 2019
12:30 - 16:00
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 highlights what’s planned for 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.


St Austell
25 September 2019
09:30 - 13:00
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 highlights what’s planned for 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.


Cheltenham
26 September 2019
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.


Swindon
26 September 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.


Salisbury
27 September 2019
09:30 - 13:00
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 highlights what’s planned for 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.


Taunton
1 October 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.



Bournemouth
2 October 2019
09:30 - 16:00
Simplifying TUPE in a day: understand the rules and avoid the pitfalls

Join Acas and a lead expert from 3PB Barristers as we demystify TUPE; one of the most complex areas of employment legislation.

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.



Bristol
3 October 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.



Exeter
4 October 2019
09:30 - 13:00
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 highlights what’s planned for 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.


Bath
8 October 2019
09:30 - 13:00
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 highlights what’s planned for 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.


Bournemouth
8 October 2019
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.

This is a five day course which runs across two weeks. The dates are:
Week one: Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th October 2019
Week two: Tuesday 15th, Wednesday 16th and Thursday 17th October 2019


Exeter
9 October 2019
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.

Taunton
10 October 2019
09:30 - 13:00
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 highlights what’s planned for 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.


Plymouth
15 October 2019
09:30 - 13:00
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 highlights what’s planned for 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.


Yeovil
16 October 2019
09:30 - 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.


Bournemouth
17 October 2019
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.

Truro
17 October 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.


Bristol
18 October 2019
09:30 - 13:00
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 highlights what’s planned for 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.


Chippenham
21 October 2019
09:30 - 13:00
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 highlights what’s planned for 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.


Gloucester
22 October 2019
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.

Exeter
22 October 2019
09:30 - 13:00
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.


Chippenham
22 October 2019
12:30 - 16:00
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 highlights what’s planned for 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.


Redruth
23 October 2019
09:30 - 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.


Salisbury
24 October 2019
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.

Bristol
28 October 2019
09:30 - 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.


Bristol
29 October 2019
09:30 - 13:00
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.


Plymouth
30 October 2019
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.

Bournemouth
31 October 2019
09:30 - 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.

St Austell
5 November 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.



Chippenham
6 November 2019
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.

Taunton
6 November 2019
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.



Bristol
7 November 2019
09:30 - 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.

Gloucester
12 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.



Bristol
12 November 2019
09:30 - 13:00
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.


Salisbury
13 November 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.


Exeter
14 November 2019
09:30 - 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.


Cheltenham
14 November 2019
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.

Truro
19 November 2019
09:30 - 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.


Exeter
19 November 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.



Bournemouth
20 November 2019
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.

Swindon
25 November 2019
09:30 - 13:00
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.


Bath
26 November 2019
09:30 - 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.

Exeter
27 November 2019
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.

Salisbury
27 November 2019
09:30 - 16:00
Mediation Skills for Managers

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

Bristol
28 November 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.


Swindon
3 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.



Cheltenham
3 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.


Bournemouth
4 December 2019
09:30 - 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.


Swindon
10 December 2019
09:30 - 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.




St Austell
10 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.



Taunton
12 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.



Bristol
12 February 2020
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.

This is a five day course which runs across two weeks. The dates are:
Week one: Wednesday 12th and Thursday 13th February 2020
Week two: Tuesday 18th, Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th February 2020


Bristol