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All Acas events in the East Midlands region

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28 March 2017
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.



North Hykeham, Lincoln
29 March 2017
09:30 - 13:00 Full
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. 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.

Leicester
30 March 2017
09:30 - 16:30 Nearly Full
Conducting Investigations

How to conduct and manage a fair internal investigation, from gathering and assessing evidence through to presenting findings. This event is nearly full

Nottingham
4 April 2017
09:30 - 16:30
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, to 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.


Nottingham
4 April 2017
09:30 - 16:30
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, to 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.


Leicester
5 April 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

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

Derby
6 April 2017
09:30 - 16:30 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

Leicester
11 April 2017
09:30 - 16:30
Conducting Disciplinary Hearings

In this full day event we examine the process of carrying out disciplinary and appeals hearings.

Nottingham
12 April 2017
09:30 - 13:00 Nearly Full
Gender Pay Reporting

New legislation on Gender Pay reporting is due to be introduced in late 2016 with the first measures taking effect from April 2017.


It will be soon be compulsory for organisations with over 250 employees to measure and report on their Gender Pay gap.


The new legislation will apply 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.


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 new legislation.


 

This event is nearly full

Derby
12 April 2017
09:30 - 16:30 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

Worksop
13 April 2017
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.

Nottingham
19 April 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Pay and Wages: Getting it Right

This event will familiarise employers with pay systems and wages considerations, especially if they are taking on employees for the first time.

Nottingham
20 April 2017
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.



Nottingham
25 April 2017
09:30 - 16:30
Conducting Disciplinary Hearings

In this full day event we examine the process of carrying out disciplinary and appeals hearings.

Leicester
25 April 2017
09:30 - 16:30 Nearly Full
Performance management and appraisals - who, what, how, when?

Organisations can achieve the best results from their employees by managing performance within an agreed framework of planned goals, objectives and standards. In this training session we show you how to manage performance and the skills needed to make it successful, including managing under performance. This event is nearly full

Northampton
26 April 2017
09:30 - 16:30
Conducting Investigations

How to conduct and manage a fair internal investigation, from gathering and assessing evidence through to presenting findings.

Mansfield
26 April 2017
09:30 - 16:30 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

Nottingham
3 May 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Behaviours at work - understanding the unacceptable

Unacceptable behaviours, such as bullying and harassment or aggressive attitudes, can lead to increased levels of absence, staff turnover, and lower staff morale which can reduce productivity.


The effects of unacceptable behaviours are harmful to all concerned and potentially expensive for organisations with real reputation risks an issue.


This event provides delegates with valuable information about what constitutes unacceptable behaviour and bullying and harassment. We outline what the law says (in regards to the Equality Act) and the views of the Tribunals. We then look at the responsibilities you have as an employer and the implications for choosing not to address these issues.



Leicester
3 May 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Job Evaluation

An outline of the steps an organisation should take when considering the introduction of a grading structure based on job evaluation.

Nottingham
4 May 2017
09:30 - 16:30
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.

Leicester
9 May 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Employment Law Update - Spring 2017 series

2016 brought the usual changes to employment law that affected every workplace such as the introduction of the National Living Wage, a significant change for employers. 2017 sees the introduction of Gender pay gap reporting for those employing over 250 staff.


At the same time, case law continues to have an impact on decisions ranging from how to calculate holiday pay to discrimination and unfair dismissal.


Our 2017 series of employment law updates will cover all of the "need to know" developments and how they will affect your organisation.



Mansfield
9 May 2017
09:30 - 16:30
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, to 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.


Derby
9 May 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Stress in the Workplace

Practical guidance to recognise, manage and minimise stress in your workplace. This training explains the key components of the HSE stress management standards.

Nottingham
10 May 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Gender Pay Reporting

New legislation on Gender Pay reporting is due to be introduced in late 2016 with the first measures taking effect from April 2017.

It will be soon be compulsory for organisations with over 250 employees to measure and report on their Gender Pay gap.

The new legislation will apply 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.

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 new legislation.

 



North Hykeham, Lincoln
10 May 2017
09:30 - 16:30
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, to 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.


Worksop
11 May 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Employment Law Update - Spring 2017 series

2016 brought the usual changes to employment law that affected every workplace such as the introduction of the National Living Wage, a significant change for employers. 2017 sees the introduction of Gender pay gap reporting for those employing over 250 staff.


At the same time, case law continues to have an impact on decisions ranging from how to calculate holiday pay to discrimination and unfair dismissal.


Our 2017 series of employment law updates will cover all of the "need to know" developments and how they will affect your organisation.



Derby
11 May 2017
09:30 - 16:30
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.

Nottingham
16 May 2017
09:30 - 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.

Northampton
17 May 2017
09:30 - 16:30
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.

Derby
17 May 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Employment Law Update - Spring 2017 series

2016 brought the usual changes to employment law that affected every workplace such as the introduction of the National Living Wage, a significant change for employers. 2017 sees the introduction of Gender pay gap reporting for those employing over 250 staff.


At the same time, case law continues to have an impact on decisions ranging from how to calculate holiday pay to discrimination and unfair dismissal.


Our 2017 series of employment law updates will cover all of the "need to know" developments and how they will affect your organisation.



Nottingham
17 May 2017
09:30 - 16:30
Having difficult conversations

This course provides you with practical and effective techniques to conduct and manage difficult conversations with staff.

Mansfield
17 May 2017
09:30 - 16:30
Conducting Investigations

How to conduct and manage a fair internal investigation, from gathering and assessing evidence through to presenting findings.

Northampton
18 May 2017
09:30 - 16:30
Recruitment, Selection and Retention

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

Nottingham
18 May 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

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

North Hykeham, Lincoln
18 May 2017
09:30 - 16:30
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, to 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.


Leicester
23 May 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Pay and Wages: Getting it Right

This event will familiarise employers with pay systems and wages considerations, especially if they are taking on employees for the first time.

Derby
23 May 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Employment Law Update - Spring 2017 series

2016 brought the usual changes to employment law that affected every workplace such as the introduction of the National Living Wage, a significant change for employers. 2017 sees the introduction of Gender pay gap reporting for those employing over 250 staff.


At the same time, case law continues to have an impact on decisions ranging from how to calculate holiday pay to discrimination and unfair dismissal.


Our 2017 series of employment law updates will cover all of the "need to know" developments and how they will affect your organisation.



Northampton
23 May 2017
09:30 - 16:30
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.

Northampton
23 May 2017
09:30 - 16:30
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.

Leicester
23 May 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

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

Nottingham
24 May 2017
09:30 - 16:30
Conducting Investigations

How to conduct and manage a fair internal investigation, from gathering and assessing evidence through to presenting findings.

Nottingham
25 May 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Pay and Wages: Getting it Right

This event will familiarise employers with pay systems and wages considerations, especially if they are taking on employees for the first time.

North Hykeham, Lincoln
30 May 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Gender Pay Reporting

New legislation on Gender Pay reporting is due to be introduced in late 2016 with the first measures taking effect from April 2017.

It will be soon be compulsory for organisations with over 250 employees to measure and report on their Gender Pay gap.

The new legislation will apply 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.

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 new legislation.

 



Nottingham
6 June 2017
09:30 - 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.

Nottingham
7 June 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Employment Law Update - Spring 2017 series

2016 brought the usual changes to employment law that affected every workplace such as the introduction of the National Living Wage, a significant change for employers. 2017 sees the introduction of Gender pay gap reporting for those employing over 250 staff.


At the same time, case law continues to have an impact on decisions ranging from how to calculate holiday pay to discrimination and unfair dismissal.


Our 2017 series of employment law updates will cover all of the "need to know" developments and how they will affect your organisation.



Leicester
7 June 2017
09:30 - 16:30
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.

North Hykeham, Lincoln
9 June 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

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

Leicester
13 June 2017
09:30 - 16:30
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.

Nottingham
14 June 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Pay and Wages: Getting it Right

This event will familiarise employers with pay systems and wages considerations, especially if they are taking on employees for the first time.

Leicester
15 June 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Changing a contract of employment

A comprehensive overview of how to change a contract of employment

Leicester
20 June 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

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

Mansfield
20 June 2017
09:30 - 16:30
Having difficult conversations

This course provides you with practical and effective techniques to conduct and manage difficult conversations with staff.

Nottingham
20 June 2017
09:30 - 16:30
Conducting Investigations

How to conduct and manage a fair internal investigation, from gathering and assessing evidence through to presenting findings.

North Hykeham, Lincoln
22 June 2017
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.

Mansfield
22 June 2017
09:30 - 16:30
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, to 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.


Leicester
27 June 2017
09:30 - 16:30
Conducting Investigations

How to conduct and manage a fair internal investigation, from gathering and assessing evidence through to presenting findings.

Derby
27 June 2017
09:30 - 16:30
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.

Mansfield
28 June 2017
09:30 - 16:30
Managing Discipline and Grievance

This course will give delegates a detailed understanding of how to handle both discipline and grievance problems when they arise in your workplace.



Nottingham
29 June 2017
09:30 - 16:30
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.

Worksop
29 June 2017
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.



Leicester
4 July 2017
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.

Derby
4 July 2017
09:30 - 13:00
An Introduction to Mediation

This introductory course will help you consider the implications for introducing mediation in your organisation. Delegates will leave with a clear understanding of what workplace mediation is (and what it isn't), the principles of mediation and how it can benefit your organisation or team.

Nottingham
4 July 2017
09:30 - 16:30
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, to 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.


North Hykeham, Lincoln
5 July 2017
09:30 - 16:30
Conducting Investigations

How to conduct and manage a fair internal investigation, from gathering and assessing evidence through to presenting findings.

Leicester
6 July 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Pay and Wages: Getting it Right

This event will familiarise employers with pay systems and wages considerations, especially if they are taking on employees for the first time.

Nottingham
7 July 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Stress in the Workplace

Practical guidance to recognise, manage and minimise stress in your workplace. This training explains the key components of the HSE stress management standards.

Nottingham
11 July 2017
09:30 - 16:30
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, to 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.


Nottingham
12 July 2017
09:30 - 16:30
Conducting Investigations

How to conduct and manage a fair internal investigation, from gathering and assessing evidence through to presenting findings.

Mansfield
13 July 2017
09:30 - 16:30
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.

Northampton
13 July 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

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

Worksop
13 July 2017
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.

Leicester
13 July 2017
09:30 - 16:30
Having difficult conversations

This course provides you with practical and effective techniques to conduct and manage difficult conversations with staff.

North Hykeham, Lincoln
18 July 2017
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.



Northampton
19 July 2017
09:30 - 16:30
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, to 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.


Mansfield
20 July 2017
09:30 - 16:30
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.

Derby
20 July 2017
09:30 - 16:30
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.

Nottingham
25 July 2017
09:30 - 16:30
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, to 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.


Worksop
1 August 2017
09:30 - 16:30
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.

Leicester
2 August 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

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

Nottingham
8 August 2017
09:30 - 16:30
Conducting Investigations

How to conduct and manage a fair internal investigation, from gathering and assessing evidence through to presenting findings.

Nottingham
10 August 2017
09:30 - 16:30
Conducting Disciplinary Hearings

In this full day event we examine the process of carrying out disciplinary and appeals hearings.

Northampton
15 August 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

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

North Hykeham, Lincoln
17 August 2017
09:30 - 16:30
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, to 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.


Nottingham
22 August 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

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

Derby
23 August 2017
09:30 - 16:30
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.

Nottingham
23 August 2017
09:30 - 16:30
Conducting Investigations

How to conduct and manage a fair internal investigation, from gathering and assessing evidence through to presenting findings.

Leicester
14 November 2017
09:30 - 16:30
CIWM Certificate in Internal Workplace Mediation

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

Nottingham