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All Acas events in the East Midlands region

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21 September 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Managing the unmanageable - digital event

In the workplace, wherever there are people there can be challenging behaviours. Extreme behaviours need to be managed; simply hoping for change is not an effective strategy. This digital event will give you the skills and confidence you need to address difficult behaviours.

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 September 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 22nd of September 2021, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
29 September 2021
13:00 - 16:00 Full
Essential skills for line managers - 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 - 29th of September 2021, 13:00 – 16:00
  • Day 2 - 30th of September 2021, 13:00 – 16:00
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.

Digital via Zoom
29 September 2021
14:00 - 16:00
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
1 October 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Managing discipline and grievance - 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 3 hour 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
1 October 2021
13:00 - 16:00
Managing absence at work - 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
5 October 2021
09:30 - 13:00
Equality, diversity and inclusion: the essentials

This 3 hour 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
7 October 2021
09:30 - 13:00
Managing discipline and grievance - face to face event

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
8 October 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
11 October 2021
09:30 - 12:30
HR for beginners - 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 - 11th of October 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 12th of October 2021, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
13 October 2021
09:30 - 16:30 Nearly Full
Essential skills for line managers

This event will provide you with a comprehensive overview of 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. 


This training includes interactive group discussions, helpful scenarios and case studies.

This event is nearly full

Nottingham
18 October 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Redundancy: getting it right - 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
18 October 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Managing discipline and grievance - 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 3 hour 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
19 October 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Changing terms and conditions of employment - 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
22 October 2021
09:30 - 16:30
HR for beginners - face to face event

This practical event will introduce you to the fundamentals of employing people. It 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 in their workplace.


Nottingham
25 October 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Having difficult conversations - digital event

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.



Digital via Zoom
26 October 2021
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 future developments, including 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.


Our experienced trainers will explain the changes in a practical and straightforward way and will guide you through recent case law decisions.



Nottingham
26 October 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Working effectively with trade unions - digital event

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

The event will be delivered via Zoom in two sessions, over two consecutive days. The dates are:

  • Day 1 - 26th of October 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 27th of October 2021, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
27 October 2021
13:30 - 16:30
Essential skills for line managers - 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 - 27th of October 2021, 13:30 - 16:30
  • Day 2 - 28th of October 2021, 13:30 - 16:30


Digital via Zoom
28 October 2021
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
2 November 2021
09:30 - 16:30 Full
CIWM - mediation training accredited - digital event

 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: 2nd, 3rd & 4th of November, 2021
  • Week Two: 8th & 9th of November, 2021
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.

Digital via Zoom
12 November 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Having difficult conversations - digital event

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.



Digital via Zoom
15 November 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Essential skills for line managers - 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 - 15th of November 2021, 09:30 – 12:30
  • Day 2 - 16th of November 2021, 09:30– 12:30


Digital via Zoom
17 November 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Recruitment, selection and induction - digital event

Most employers appreciate that the success of their business is dependent on their staff. However, finding the right people with the necessary abilities and skills, and then retaining them, requires knowledge and expertise.

This 3-hour digital event takes delegates through both the legal and good practice elements of an effective, fair and lawful recruitment process.



Digital via Zoom
18 November 2021
13:30 - 16:30
Managing absence at work - 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
19 November 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Equality, diversity and inclusion: the essentials - 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 November 2021
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
29 November 2021
09:30 - 12:30
HR for beginners - 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 - 29th of November 2021, 09:30 – 12:30
  • Day 2 - 30th of November 2021, 09:30– 12:30


Digital via Zoom
29 November 2021
13:30 - 16:30
Behaviours at work: understanding the unacceptable - 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
1 December 2021
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
7 December 2021
09:30 - 16:30
Essential skills for line managers

This event will provide you with a comprehensive overview of 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. 


This training includes interactive group discussions, helpful scenarios and case studies.



Nottingham
20 January 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Neurodiversity in the workplace - digital event

Understanding neurodiversity and taking steps to provide support in the workplace can be hugely beneficial for employers and employees. Supporting neurodivergent staff through informed employment decisions can lead to a more integrated and engaged workforce and have a positive impact on your business.

Digital via Zoom
1 February 2022
09:30 - 16:30
CIWM - mediation training accredited - digital event

 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: Tuesday 1st February, Wednesday 2nd February, Thursday 3rd February 2022
  • Week Two: Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th February 2022
This is a digital event.


Digital via Zoom