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All Acas events in the East Midlands region

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15 August 2022
13:30 - 16:30 Nearly Full
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.

This event is nearly full

Digital via Zoom
17 August 2022
09:30 - 16:30 Full
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.
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
22 August 2022
13:30 - 16:30 Nearly 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 - 22nd of August 2022, 13:30 - 16:30
  • Day 2 - 23rd of August 2022, 13:30 - 16:30
This event is nearly full

Digital via Zoom
24 August 2022
13:30 - 16:30 Full
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.

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
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
12 September 2022
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: 12th & 13th September 2022
  • Week Two: 19th, 20th & 21st September 2022
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
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
27 September 2022
13:30 - 16:30
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 - 27th of September 2022, 13:30 - 16:30
  • Day 2 - 28th of September 2022, 13:30 - 16:30


Digital via Zoom
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 Nearly Full
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.

This event is nearly full

Digital via Zoom
5 October 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 - 5th of October 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 6th of October 2022, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
5 October 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
7 October 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
7 October 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
13 October 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Mock mediation - digital event

This interactive and informative digital event will give you the opportunity, within a safe environment, to experience how mediation works and the positive outcomes an effective mediation process can achieve.  



Digital via Zoom
19 October 2022
09:30 - 12:30
I'm an employer...get me out of here - Mock Employment Tribunal

Appearing at an employment tribunal can be a daunting proposition for any employer.


In collaboration with Flint Bishop Solicitors, this unique event will give you the opportunity, within a safe environment, to witness first-hand how an employment tribunal works and how decisions are reached.



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


Digital via Zoom
27 October 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 - 27th of October 2022, 13:30 - 16:30
  • Day 2 - 28th of October 2022, 13:30 - 16:30


Digital via Zoom
2 November 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
10 November 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 - 10th of November 2022, 09:30 – 12:30
  • Day 2 - 11th of November 2022, 09:30– 12:30


Digital via Zoom
14 November 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: 14th & 15th November 2022
  • Week Two: 21st, 22nd & 23rd November 2022


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


Digital via Zoom
16 November 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 November 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 - 28th of November 2022, 09:30 – 12:30
  • Day 2 - 29th of November 2022, 09:30– 12:30


Digital via Zoom
28 November 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 techniques to help you improve and manage absence in your workplace.



Digital via Zoom