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All Acas events in the East Midlands region

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25 May 2022
09:30 - 12:30 Nearly Full
Managing underperformance - digital event

Managing underperformance can be uncomfortable at times and can therefore get overlooked. However, failure to address it can have a significant negative impact on a business and its employees. 

This 3-hour digital event will provide you with the skills and confidence to help you effectively identify, address and develop underperforming staff.

This event is nearly full

Digital via Zoom
25 May 2022
13:30 - 16:30 Full
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 - 25th of May 2022, 13:30 – 16:30
  • Day 2 - 26th of May 2022, 13:30 – 16:30
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
30 May 2022
09:30 - 12:30 Full
Management training for developing managers - digital event

This digital event will focus on the key skills needed to be an effective manager.

Exploring management styles and leadership techniques, we will address the importance of leading and motivating, as well as focusing on change management and having difficult conversations. We will also cover bullying, harassment, and performance issues.

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 - 30th of May 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 31st of May 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
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
6 June 2022
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
8 June 2022
09:30 - 12:30 Nearly Full
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 - 8th of June 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 9th of June 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
This event is nearly full

Digital via Zoom
8 June 2022
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
13 June 2022
09:30 - 12:30 Full
Management training for new managers - digital event

It can be tough moving into management for the first time. This event will help prepare you for your new role.

You will learn about the role of a line manager, effective communication skills, managing absence and discipline and grievance issues, as well gaining an understanding of relevant employment law.

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 - 13th of June 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 14th of June 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
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
15 June 2022
09:30 - 13:00
Managing discipline and grievance

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
16 June 2022
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
16 June 2022
13:30 - 16:30
Conducting investigations - 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 - 16th of June 2022, 13:30 - 16:30
  • Day 2 - 17th of June 2022, 13:30 - 16:30


Digital via Zoom
20 June 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Management training for developing managers - digital event

This digital event will focus on the key skills needed to be an effective manager.

Exploring management styles and leadership techniques, we will address the importance of leading and motivating, as well as focusing on change management and having difficult conversations. We will also cover bullying, harassment, and performance issues.

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 - 20th of June 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 21st of June 2022, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
23 June 2022
09:30 - 16:30
Management training for new managers

It can be tough moving into management for the first time. This event will help prepare you for your new role.

You will learn about the role of a line manager, effective communication skills, managing absence and discipline and grievance issues, as well gaining an understanding of relevant employment law.


Nottingham
27 June 2022
09:30 - 12:30 Nearly Full
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.

This event is nearly full

Digital via Zoom
28 June 2022
13:30 - 16:30
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 July 2022
09:30 - 11:30
Employment law update - digital event

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

This 2 hour 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
4 July 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Conducting investigations - 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 - 4th of July 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 5th of July 2022, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
6 July 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Management training for new managers - digital event

It can be tough moving into management for the first time. This event will help prepare you for your new role.

You will learn about the role of a line manager, effective communication skills, managing absence and discipline and grievance issues, as well gaining an understanding of relevant employment law.

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 - 6th of July 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 7th of July 2022, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
11 July 2022
13:30 - 16:30
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
12 July 2022
09:30 - 16:30
Conducting disciplinary hearings

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

Nottingham
14 July 2022
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 - 14th of July 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 15th of July 2022, 09:30 - 13:30


Digital via Zoom
15 July 2022
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 July 2022
13:30 - 16:30
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
22 July 2022
13:30 - 16:30
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
26 July 2022
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
28 July 2022
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 - 28th of July 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 29th of July 2022, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
28 July 2022
13:30 - 16:30
Conducting investigations - 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 - 28th of July 2022, 13:30 - 16:30
  • Day 2 - 29th of July 2022, 13:30 - 16:30


Digital via Zoom
10 August 2022
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
12 August 2022
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
15 August 2022
13:30 - 16:30
Managing performance and staff appraisals - digital event

Performance management can help businesses achieve success by getting the best from their employees. This can be particularly important during difficult economic times. 

This 3-hour digital event will enable you to understand and effectively utilise performance management processes in the workplace.



Digital via Zoom
17 August 2022
09:30 - 16:30
HR for beginners

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
22 August 2022
13:30 - 16:30
Management training for new managers - digital event

It can be tough moving into management for the first time. This event will help prepare you for your new role.

You will learn about the role of a line manager, effective communication skills, managing absence and discipline and grievance issues, as well gaining an understanding of relevant employment law.

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 - 22nd of August 2022, 13:30 - 16:30
  • Day 2 - 23rd of August 2022, 13:30 - 16:30


Digital via Zoom
24 August 2022
13:30 - 16:30
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
31 August 2022
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
1 September 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Management training for developing managers - digital event

This digital event will focus on the key skills needed to be an effective manager.

Exploring management styles and leadership techniques, we will address the importance of leading and motivating, as well as focusing on change management and having difficult conversations. We will also cover bullying, harassment, and performance issues.

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 - 1st of September 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 2nd of September 2022, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
6 September 2022
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
8 September 2022
13:30 - 16:30
Reasonable adjustments and disability - digital event

This digital event will explore how reasonable adjustments can have a positive impact on employees’ well-being and productivity. It will provide you with a clear understanding of the law and outline practical guidance for managing reasonable adjustments. 


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 - 8th of September 2022, 13:30 - 16:30
  • Day 2 - 9th of September 2022, 13:30 - 16:30


Digital via Zoom
14 September 2022
13:30 - 16:30
Conducting investigations - 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 - 14th of September 2022, 13:30 - 16:30
  • Day 2 - 15th of September 2022, 13:30 - 16:30


Digital via Zoom
16 September 2022
13:30 - 16:30
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
19 September 2022
13:30 - 16:30
Management training for new managers - digital event

It can be tough moving into management for the first time. This event will help prepare you for your new role.

You will learn about the role of a line manager, effective communication skills, managing absence and discipline and grievance issues, as well gaining an understanding of relevant employment law.

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 - 19th of September 2022, 13:30 - 16:30
  • Day 2 - 20th of September 2022, 13:30 - 16:30


Digital via Zoom
23 September 2022
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
28 September 2022
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
29 September 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Management training for developing managers - digital event

This digital event will focus on the key skills needed to be an effective manager.

Exploring management styles and leadership techniques, we will address the importance of leading and motivating, as well as focusing on change management and having difficult conversations. We will also cover bullying, harassment, and performance issues.

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 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 30th of September 2022, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
29 September 2022
09:30 - 12:30
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
29 September 2022
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