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

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All Acas events in the East region

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21 April 2021
09:30 - 12:30 Nearly Full
Essential skills for managers - digital event

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

The event will be delivered via Zoom, in two sessions, over two consecutive days. The duration of each session will be 3 hours.

The dates are: 

  • Day 1 - 21st of April 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 22nd of April 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
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Digital via Zoom
21 April 2021
09:30 - 11:30 Nearly Full
Employment law update - digital event

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

This digital event will update you on the latest changes in legislation and highlight future developments - a key consideration for business planning. It includes information on new rules and regulations arising from the Coronavirus pandemic, including vaccinations and testing, and the implications for employers of leaving the European Union.

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Digital via Zoom
22 April 2021
09:30 - 12:30 Nearly Full
Having difficult conversations - digital event (half day)

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.
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Digital via Zoom
23 April 2021
09:30 - 12:30 Nearly Full
Managing absence at work (England & Wales)- 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. This event is nearly full

Digital via Zoom
6 May 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Contracts and written statements (England & Wales) - digital event

This 3-hour digital event will provide you with guidance on how to create, agree, vary and terminate a contract of employment. It will also cover the relevant employment law and good practice relating to contracts and written statements.

Digital via Zoom
7 May 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Understanding maternity, paternity and adoption rights (England & Wales) - 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
11 May 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Managing discipline and grievance (England & Wales) - 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 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
17 May 2021
09:30 - 12:30
HR for beginners (England & Wales) - digital event

This digital event will introduce you to the fundamentals of employing people. It maps the employment relationship from recruitment, issuing contracts, managing holidays, absence and disciplinary matters, through to ending the employment relationship.

You will also receive a helpful tool kit of sample policies and letters to use in your workplace.

The event will be delivered via Zoom, in two sessions, over two consecutive days. The duration of each session will be 3 hours.

The dates are:

  • Day 1 - 17th of May 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 18th of May 2021, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
20 May 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Equality, diversity and inclusion: the essentials (England & Wales) - digital event

This 3-hour digital 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.

Digital via Zoom
25 May 2021
09:30 - 12:30
How to manage homeworkers (England & Wales) - digital event

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



This 3-hour digital event will give an essential overview of the law and good practice, providing you with the skills and knowledge needed to confidently manage employees working from home.


Digital via Zoom
28 May 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Behaviours at work: understanding the unacceptable (England & Wales) - digital event

Behaviours such as bullying and harassment can increase absence levels and employee turnover, lower morale and reduce productivity. 



This 3-hour digital event will look at what constitutes unacceptable behaviour and provide you with the skills needed to confidently identify and address such behaviours should they arise in your workplace.


Digital via Zoom
3 June 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Conducting investigations (England & Wales) - digital event

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


The event will be delivered via Zoom, in two sessions, over two consecutive days. The duration of each session will be 3 hours.


The dates are:

  • Day 1 - 3rd of June 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 4th of June 2021, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
11 June 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Managing absence at work (England & Wales)- 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
15 June 2021
09:30 - 11:30
Employment law update - digital event

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

This digital event will update you on the latest changes in legislation and highlight future developments - a key consideration for business planning. It includes information on new rules and regulations arising from the Coronavirus pandemic, including vaccinations and testing, and the implications for employers of leaving the European Union.



Digital via Zoom
17 June 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Redundancy: getting it right (England & Wales) - digital event

Making staff redundant is a difficult but sometimes necessary decision.



This digital event outlines the legal responsibilities faced by employers managing redundancies. It will also focus on good practice at this challenging time. 


Digital via Zoom
22 June 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Changing terms and conditions of employment (England & Wales) - digital event

Changing an employee’s terms and conditions may be necessary for business reasons, however doing so can present concerns for both the employee and employer. 



This 3-hour digital event will help you understand the legal obligations and good practice, so that you can be confident in your decisions to implement a change to employment terms and conditions.  


Digital via Zoom
24 June 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Roadmap back to work - digital event

This digital course has been designed to address the key issues that employers have told us they are facing in navigating the roadmap out of lockdown and getting back to the new normal.

Digital via Zoom
28 June 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Essential skills for line managers (England & Wales) - 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 - 28th of June 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 29th of June 2021, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
29 June 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Managing employee mental health (England & Wales) - 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
12 July 2021
09:30 - 16:30 Nearly Full
CIWM - mediation training accredited (digital)

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

  • Week One:Monday 12th, Tuesday 13th & Wednesday 14th July, 2021
  • Week Two:Monday 19th & Tuesday 20th July, 2021
     

This is a digital event.

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