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All Acas events in the East Midlands region

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26 March 2019
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.


Leicester
26 March 2019
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
27 March 2019
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
27 March 2019
09:30 - 16:30 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 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.

Northampton
28 March 2019
10:00 - 16:00
Acas East Midlands: 2019 Annual Conference

Join Acas East Midlands and leading experts of industry and employment relations as we consider the importance of Good Work, the key challenges facing UK businesses in 2019 and how to achieve success and thrive during uncertain times.

Nottingham
2 April 2019
09:30 - 16:30
The Acas framework for effective leadership

Good leadership is essential to successfully manage an efficient and productive workplace.



This in-depth event will introduce delegates to the new Acas framework for effective leadership and demonstrate how it can be applied in practice. It will consider the business advantages of good leadership and provide delegates with the opportunity to identify and build on their own leadership styles.


Leicester
2 April 2019
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
3 April 2019
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
4 April 2019
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
4 April 2019
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.



Mansfield
4 April 2019
09:30 - 16:30 Nearly Full
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.

This event is nearly full

Northampton
5 April 2019
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
9 April 2019
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.



North Hykeham, Lincoln
9 April 2019
09:30 - 16:30
Conducting Disciplinary Hearings

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

Nottingham
10 April 2019
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
12 April 2019
09:30 - 13:00
Employment Law Update

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



Our Employment Law Update brings you up to date on recent changes in legislation and also highlights what’s planned for the future; a key consideration for business planning.



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


Mansfield
12 April 2019
09:30 - 16:30 Full
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.

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
12 April 2019
09:30 - 13:30
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 2019
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
16 April 2019
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.

Northampton
16 April 2019
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
16 April 2019
09:30 - 16:30
The Acas framework for effective leadership

Good leadership is essential to successfully manage an efficient and productive workplace.



This in-depth event will introduce delegates to the new Acas framework for effective leadership and demonstrate how it can be applied in practice. It will consider the business advantages of good leadership and provide delegates with the opportunity to identify and build on their own leadership styles.


North Hykeham, Lincoln
17 April 2019
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.

Derby
17 April 2019
09:30 - 13:00
Employment Law Update

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



Our Employment Law Update brings you up to date on recent changes in legislation and also highlights what’s planned for the future; a key consideration for business planning.



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


North Hykeham, Lincoln
18 April 2019
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
24 April 2019
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.



Northampton
24 April 2019
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
25 April 2019
09:30 - 16:30
Conducting Disciplinary Hearings

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

Leicester
30 April 2019
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
1 May 2019
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
2 May 2019
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.



Leicester
2 May 2019
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
2 May 2019
09:30 - 16:30 Full
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.

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
8 May 2019
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.



Northampton
8 May 2019
09:30 - 16:30
Conducting Disciplinary Hearings

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

Derby
8 May 2019
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
9 May 2019
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.

Northampton
10 May 2019
09:30 - 13:00
Employment Law Update

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

Our Employment Law Update brings you up to date on recent changes in legislation and also highlights what’s planned for the future; a key consideration for business planning.

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


Derby
10 May 2019
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
14 May 2019
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
14 May 2019
09:30 - 16:30
Conducting Disciplinary Hearings

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

Northampton
14 May 2019
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.



Mansfield
14 May 2019
09:30 - 13:00
Employment Law Update

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

Our Employment Law Update brings you up to date on recent changes in legislation and also highlights what’s planned for the future; a key consideration for business planning.

Our experienced trainers 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
17 May 2019
09:30 - 13:00
Gender identity in the workplace

Employers have made great strides in creating inclusive workplaces. However, many still have little or no experience of trans, non-binary and intersex employees, causing individuals distinct challenges.



This event will explore the key areas of legislation and good practice surrounding how employers can better support trans, non-binary and intersex employees.


Nottingham
17 May 2019
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.


Leicester
21 May 2019
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
21 May 2019
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
22 May 2019
09:30 - 16:30
Recruitment, Selection and Retention

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

North Hykeham, Lincoln
24 May 2019
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.


Mansfield
29 May 2019
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
30 May 2019
09:30 - 13:00
Employment Law Update

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

Our Employment Law Update brings you up to date on recent changes in legislation and also highlights what’s planned for the future; a key consideration for business planning.

Our experienced trainers 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
30 May 2019
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
31 May 2019
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.


Leicester
4 June 2019
09:30 - 16:30
Conducting Disciplinary Hearings

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

Northampton
4 June 2019
09:30 - 13:30
Contracts of Employment - How to get it right

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

Nottingham
5 June 2019
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
6 June 2019
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
6 June 2019
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.

North Hykeham, Lincoln
6 June 2019
09:30 - 13:30
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
7 June 2019
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.


Leicester
11 June 2019
09:30 - 13:00
Managing diversity in the workplace

A diverse workforce contributes to growth and productivity, and equality and diversity policies help ensure that organisations employ and retain the very best people for the job.


In this session we look at some of the often complex workplace issues that employers may face when managing a diverse workforce. We will examine common instances of discrimination, help clarify where risks may lie for an employer and show delegates how to manage these situations more effectively.



North Hykeham, Lincoln
11 June 2019
09:30 - 13:00
Agency Workers - What employers need to know

The use of agency workers is becoming an increasingly popular way for organisations to manage fluctuating business demands.



This event looks at the benefits agency workers can bring to organisations, with a focus on the legislation surrounding agency worker rights and the legal obligations for employers when hiring agency staff.


Nottingham
12 June 2019
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
12 June 2019
09:30 - 13:00
Employment Law Update

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

Our Employment Law Update brings you up to date on recent changes in legislation and also highlights what’s planned for the future; a key consideration for business planning.

Our experienced trainers 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
12 June 2019
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.


Derby
13 June 2019
09:30 - 13:00
Flexible working - how to handle requests

Every employee has the statutory right to ask to work flexibly after 26 weeks employment service and employers must have a sound business reason for rejecting any request.



This event will look at the many different types of flexible working and the relevant law. We will also take you through the Acas code of practice on flexible working, as well as give you practical advice on handling requests.


Mansfield
13 June 2019
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.



Northampton
13 June 2019
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
14 June 2019
09:30 - 13:00
Drugs and alcohol in the workplace

Employees who abuse alcohol and drugs (including illegal drugs, prescription drugs, and over-the-counter drugs) can pose significant and wide-ranging problems for their employers and fellow employees.


This event highlights the actions employers can take to manage workplace drug and alcohol issues confidently and effectively.



Derby
18 June 2019
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.



Derby
18 June 2019
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
18 June 2019
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
18 June 2019
09:30 - 16:30
The Acas framework for effective leadership

Good leadership is essential to successfully manage an efficient and productive workplace.



This in-depth event will introduce delegates to the new Acas framework for effective leadership and demonstrate how it can be applied in practice. It will consider the business advantages of good leadership and provide delegates with the opportunity to identify and build on their own leadership styles.


North Hykeham, Lincoln
21 June 2019
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.


Mansfield
25 June 2019
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
25 June 2019
09:30 - 13:00
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 Freeths LLP, this unique event will give you the opportunity to witness first-hand how an employment tribunal works, within a safe environment and without the risk of the real thing.



Nottingham
26 June 2019
09:30 - 16:30
The Acas framework for effective leadership

Good leadership is essential to successfully manage an efficient and productive workplace.



This in-depth event will introduce delegates to the new Acas framework for effective leadership and demonstrate how it can be applied in practice. It will consider the business advantages of good leadership and provide delegates with the opportunity to identify and build on their own leadership styles.


Leicester
26 June 2019
09:30 - 13:30
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
27 June 2019
09:25 - 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
27 June 2019
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