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All Acas events in the East Midlands region

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28 January 2020
09:30 - 16:30 Full
Redundancy and restructuring - managing the change and understanding the options

Making staff redundant is a difficult but sometimes necessary decision.


This full day event will help you discover all you need to know, about how to carry out redundancies in the most fair and efficient way. It focuses on the legal and practical aspects of managing redundancies with an overview of restructuring.

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
28 January 2020
09:30 - 13:00 Nearly Full
Contracts of employment - How to get it right

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

Derby
29 January 2020
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.


Nottingham
30 January 2020
09:30 - 16:30
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.


Northampton
4 February 2020
09:30 - 16:30
Working effectively with trade unions

This full day event will provide delegates with an in-depth look at the often complex legislation surrounding working with trade unions and the implications for employers, as well provide best practice guidance on building and maintaining working relationships.

Nottingham
5 February 2020
09:30 - 16:30
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.



Northampton
6 February 2020
09:30 - 16:30 Nearly Full
Managing conflict

This training session will explore the causes and effects of conflict at both an individual and organisational level. We will provide insights into the different ways people react to conflict and how this can ultimately affect productivity.


The event will give delegates the skills, knowledge and confidence to identify issues earlier and to deal with conflict more effectively. The event is based on Acas’ unique experience in resolving conflict in the workplace and our insight into the behaviours that can often damage working relationships.

This event is nearly full

Leicester
7 February 2020
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.


Derby
10 February 2020
09:30 - 13:00 Full
Employment law update

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



This event will bring you up to date on recent changes in legislation and highlight what’s planned for the future; a key consideration for business planning.


Our experienced trainers will explain the changes in a practical and straightforward way which will help you understand the legal changes and, importantly, the impact for your organisation.

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.

Nottingham
11 February 2020
09:30 - 16:30
Conducting disciplinary hearings

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

Northampton
12 February 2020
09:30 - 16:30
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.


Leicester
13 February 2020
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
13 February 2020
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.


North Hykeham, Lincoln
14 February 2020
09:30 - 13:00
Employment law update

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



This event will bring you up to date on recent changes in legislation and highlight what’s planned for the future; a key consideration for business planning.


Our experienced trainers will explain the changes in a practical and straightforward way which will help you understand the legal changes and, importantly, the impact for your organisation.



Leicester
14 February 2020
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.


Nottingham
18 February 2020
09:30 - 16:30
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.


North Hykeham, Lincoln
18 February 2020
09:30 - 16:30 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 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.

Nottingham
19 February 2020
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, 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
19 February 2020
09:30 - 16:30
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.

Nottingham
20 February 2020
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.

Leicester
20 February 2020
09:30 - 16:30
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.


Nottingham
21 February 2020
09:30 - 13:00 Nearly Full
Employment law update

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



This event will bring you up to date on recent changes in legislation and highlight what’s planned for the future; a key consideration for business planning.


Our experienced trainers will explain the changes in a practical and straightforward way which will help you understand the legal changes and, importantly, the impact for your organisation.

This event is nearly full

North Hykeham, Lincoln
25 February 2020
09:30 - 16:30
Redundancy and restructuring - managing the change and understanding the options

Making staff redundant is a difficult but sometimes necessary decision.


This full day event will help you discover all you need to know, about how to carry out redundancies in the most fair and efficient way. It focuses on the legal and practical aspects of managing redundancies with an overview of restructuring.



Derby
25 February 2020
09:30 - 13:00
Managing younger workers and apprentices

There are many benefits to employing younger workers. Getting younger workers trained and prepared for the full demands of the workplace is important for many organisations.



This event explores the range of issues younger workers can face when entering employment and will provide you with the knowledge and confidence to effectively manage your next generation of workers.


Nottingham
26 February 2020
09:30 - 16:30
Change management

This full day event takes an in-depth look at the effects that change can have on an organisation and its employees. We will look at best practice for planning and implementing change, the importance of leadership and staff consultation, as well as the legal aspects of change management.

Leicester
26 February 2020
09:30 - 16:30
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.



Nottingham
27 February 2020
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
28 February 2020
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.


North Hykeham, Lincoln
28 February 2020
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.


Nottingham
3 March 2020
09:30 - 16:30
Conducting disciplinary hearings

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

Northampton
3 March 2020
09:30 - 16:30
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.



Leicester
3 March 2020
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, 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 March 2020
09:30 - 16:30
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.

North Hykeham, Lincoln
5 March 2020
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
6 March 2020
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.


Northampton
6 March 2020
09:30 - 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.


Nottingham
10 March 2020
09:30 - 13:00
Managing younger workers and apprentices

There are many benefits to employing younger workers. Getting younger workers trained and prepared for the full demands of the workplace is important for many organisations.



This event explores the range of issues younger workers can face when entering employment and will provide you with the knowledge and confidence to effectively manage your next generation of workers.


Leicester
10 March 2020
09:30 - 13:00 Nearly Full
Contracts of employment - How to get it right

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

Nottingham
11 March 2020
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.


North Hykeham, Lincoln
12 March 2020
09:30 - 13:00
Employment law update

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



This event will bring you up to date on recent changes in legislation and highlight what’s planned for the future; a key consideration for business planning.


Our experienced trainers will explain the changes in a practical and straightforward way which will help you understand the legal changes and, importantly, the impact for your organisation.



Northampton
12 March 2020
09:30 - 16:30
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.


Leicester
12 March 2020
09:30 - 16:30
Conducting disciplinary hearings

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

North Hykeham, Lincoln
17 March 2020
09:30 - 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.


Leicester
17 March 2020
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.


North Hykeham, Lincoln
17 March 2020
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.


Nottingham
20 March 2020
09:30 - 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.


Derby
24 March 2020
09:30 - 16:30
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.



Northampton
24 March 2020
09:30 - 13:00 Nearly Full
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.
This event is nearly full

Leicester
24 March 2020
09:45 - 16:00
CIWM Certificate in internal workplace mediation

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

Nottingham
26 March 2020
09:30 - 16:30
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.



North Hykeham, Lincoln
26 March 2020
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
27 March 2020
09:30 - 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.


North Hykeham, Lincoln
31 March 2020
09:30 - 16:30
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.

Leicester
1 April 2020
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, 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
2 April 2020
09:30 - 16:30
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.



Northampton
7 April 2020
09:30 - 16:30
Conducting disciplinary hearings

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

Nottingham
9 April 2020
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.


Nottingham
16 April 2020
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.


Nottingham
22 April 2020
09:30 - 16:30
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.



Nottingham
29 April 2020
09:30 - 16:30
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.



Nottingham
5 May 2020
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.


Nottingham
12 May 2020
09:30 - 13:00
Employment law update

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



This event will bring you up to date on recent changes in legislation and highlight what’s planned for the future; a key consideration for business planning.


Our experienced trainers will explain the changes in a practical and straightforward way which will help you understand the legal changes and, importantly, the impact for your organisation.



Nottingham
13 May 2020
09:45 - 13:00
Progressive and terminal illness and the workplace

Many employees will be touched by progressive or terminal illness in some  way during their working lives. Whether it’s by supporting a family member or dependant, a colleague, or being directly affected. 

Join Acas and leading experts as we consider progressive and terminal illness and the impact it can have on the work-place. We will focus on good practice for managing and supporting affected staff, their colleagues and working carers. We will also look the legal obligations and responsibilities for employers, as well as sources of support and other available services.



Nottingham
15 May 2020
09:30 - 16:30
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.


Nottingham
19 May 2020
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.


Nottingham
21 May 2020
09:30 - 16:30
Conducting disciplinary hearings

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

Nottingham
5 June 2020
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.


Nottingham
9 June 2020
09:30 - 13:00
Managing younger workers and apprentices

There are many benefits to employing younger workers. Getting younger workers trained and prepared for the full demands of the workplace is important for many organisations.



This event explores the range of issues younger workers can face when entering employment and will provide you with the knowledge and confidence to effectively manage your next generation of workers.


Nottingham
16 June 2020
09:30 - 16:30
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.



Nottingham
23 June 2020
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, 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
24 June 2020
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.


Nottingham
30 June 2020
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.


Nottingham