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All Acas events in the East Midlands region

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9 January 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Gender Pay Reporting

The legislation on gender pay reporting takes effect in April 2017. It requires organisations with over 250 employees to measure and report on their gender pay gap and applies to public and private businesses, and voluntary sector organisations.


NB: Whether wholly Welsh authorities are required to do so will be a matter for the Welsh Government and is yet to be determined. Relevant Scottish public authorities with 20 employees or more are already required to report on their gender pay gap.


Organisations employing more than 250 employees may need to review their current pay systems, other people policies and reporting processes to make sure they can best comply with the legislation.



Leicester
10 January 2018
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
11 January 2018
09:30 - 16:30 Nearly 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 event is nearly full

Nottingham
16 January 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

This half day event will help develop your knowledge and skills when managing or conducting employee discipline and grievance procedures.

Derby
17 January 2018
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.



Northampton
17 January 2018
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
18 January 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Mock mediation - A rare opportunity to see mediation in action

Managers don’t need to be told how time consuming, stressful, disruptive and expensive conflict can be for all concerned. This event will demonstrate what mediation looks like in practice and how it works to resolve conflict quickly and effectively with tangible business benefits.


It will be an interactive event in which you see the various stages of the process in action. We will take a step by step approach and invite the audience to participate in discussions throughout.



Nottingham
19 January 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

This half day event will help develop your knowledge and skills when managing or conducting employee discipline and grievance procedures.

Mansfield
23 January 2018
09:30 - 16:30
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Nottingham
23 January 2018
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.

Mansfield
23 January 2018
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 January 2018
09:00 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

This half day event will help develop your knowledge and skills when managing or conducting employee discipline and grievance procedures.

Grantham
25 January 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Behaviours at work - understanding the unacceptable

Unacceptable behaviours, such as bullying and harassment or aggressive attitudes, can lead to increased levels of absence, staff turnover, and lower staff morale which can reduce productivity.


The effects of unacceptable behaviours are harmful to all concerned and potentially expensive for organisations with real reputation risks an issue.


This event provides delegates with valuable information about what constitutes unacceptable behaviour and bullying and harassment. We outline what the law says (in regards to the Equality Act) and the views of the Tribunals. We then look at the responsibilities you have as an employer and the implications for choosing not to address these issues.



Northampton
30 January 2018
09:30 - 16:00
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.

Chesterfield
30 January 2018
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 February 2018
09:30 - 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.

Derby
6 February 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Pay and Wages: Getting it Right

This event will familiarise employers with pay systems and wages considerations, especially if they are taking on employees for the first time.

Northampton
6 February 2018
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
7 February 2018
09:30 - 16:30
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.



Leicester
7 February 2018
09:30 - 16:30
Job Evaluation - Unlocking the mystique

An outline of the steps an organisation should take when considering the introduction of a grading structure based on job evaluation.

Nottingham
7 February 2018
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 February 2018
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
13 February 2018
09:30 - 16:30
7 ways to make your organisation more productive

This event will provide you with practical and effective techniques designed to help increase workplace productivity. Delegates who attend this event will be able to take learning back into their organisations and formulate effective plans to add value to the work of their people and teams.

Nottingham
14 February 2018
09:00 - 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.



Chesterfield
15 February 2018
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
20 February 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Gender Pay Reporting

The legislation on gender pay reporting takes effect in April 2017. It requires organisations with over 250 employees to measure and report on their gender pay gap and applies to public and private businesses, and voluntary sector organisations.


NB: Whether wholly Welsh authorities are required to do so will be a matter for the Welsh Government and is yet to be determined. Relevant Scottish public authorities with 20 employees or more are already required to report on their gender pay gap.


Organisations employing more than 250 employees may need to review their current pay systems, other people policies and reporting processes to make sure they can best comply with the legislation.



Derby
20 February 2018
09:30 - 16:30
Mental Health Awareness for Employers

This training session will raise your understanding of the issues to be considered when supporting an employee suffering mental ill-health at work.

Northampton
21 February 2018
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
22 February 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Stress in the Workplace

Practical guidance to recognise, manage and minimise stress in your workplace. This training explains the key components of the HSE stress management standards.

Leicester
27 February 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing absence at work

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Nottingham
27 February 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

This half day event will help develop your knowledge and skills when managing or conducting employee discipline and grievance procedures.

North Hykeham, Lincoln
28 February 2018
09:00 - 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.

Grantham
28 February 2018
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
28 February 2018
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.

Derby
1 March 2018
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
6 March 2018
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.

Chesterfield
7 March 2018
09:30 - 15:45
Acas East Midlands Annual Conference Spring 2018

Join Acas and leading experts from industry at a special day of HR masterclasses to help you with organisational challenges, to improve your skills, and to network with other professionals and share information.


Nottingham
7 March 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

This half day event will help develop your knowledge and skills when managing or conducting employee discipline and grievance procedures.

Nottingham
8 March 2018
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
13 March 2018
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
13 March 2018
09:30 - 16:30
CIWM Certificate in Internal Workplace Mediation

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

This is a five day event and will take place over two weeks; 13th - 14th March, and then 20th, 21st and 22nd March 2018.



Nottingham
15 March 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

This half day event will help develop your knowledge and skills when managing or conducting employee discipline and grievance procedures.

Worksop
20 March 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

This half day event will help develop your knowledge and skills when managing or conducting employee discipline and grievance procedures.

Northampton
22 March 2018
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.



Grantham
22 March 2018
09:30 - 16:30
Conducting Disciplinary Hearings

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

Mansfield
27 March 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

This half day event will help develop your knowledge and skills when managing or conducting employee discipline and grievance procedures.

Leicester
27 March 2018
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
28 March 2018
09:30 - 13:00
I'm an employer...get me out of here - Mock Employment Tribunal

A chance to attend a Mock Employment Tribunal will give you a first hand opportunity to see how an Employment Tribunal works in a safe environment without the risk of the real thing.


This session gives delegates the opportunity to watch an unfair dismissal Employment Tribunal scenario take place and to see how decisions are made.


Book your place to find out what to expect at an Employment Tribunal.



Nottingham
28 March 2018
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
29 March 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Gender Pay Reporting

The legislation on gender pay reporting takes effect in April 2017. It requires organisations with over 250 employees to measure and report on their gender pay gap and applies to public and private businesses, and voluntary sector organisations.


NB: Whether wholly Welsh authorities are required to do so will be a matter for the Welsh Government and is yet to be determined. Relevant Scottish public authorities with 20 employees or more are already required to report on their gender pay gap.


Organisations employing more than 250 employees may need to review their current pay systems, other people policies and reporting processes to make sure they can best comply with the legislation.



Nottingham
29 March 2018
09:30 - 16:30
Having difficult conversations

This full day event will provide you with practical and effective techniques to confidently conduct, and manage difficult conversations with staff.

Grantham
3 April 2018
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 April 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

This half day event will help develop your knowledge and skills when managing or conducting employee discipline and grievance procedures.

Derby
5 April 2018
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
10 April 2018
09:30 - 16:30
Conducting Disciplinary Hearings

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

Nottingham
11 April 2018
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 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing absence at work

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Nottingham
17 April 2018
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
19 April 2018
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
24 April 2018
09:30 - 16:30
Conducting Disciplinary Hearings

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

Leicester
26 April 2018
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.

Mansfield
26 April 2018
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
2 May 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Behaviours at work - understanding the unacceptable

Unacceptable behaviours, such as bullying and harassment or aggressive attitudes, can lead to increased levels of absence, staff turnover, and lower staff morale which can reduce productivity.


The effects of unacceptable behaviours are harmful to all concerned and potentially expensive for organisations with real reputation risks an issue.


This event provides delegates with valuable information about what constitutes unacceptable behaviour and bullying and harassment. We outline what the law says (in regards to the Equality Act) and the views of the Tribunals. We then look at the responsibilities you have as an employer and the implications for choosing not to address these issues.



Derby
8 May 2018
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
8 May 2018
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.

Nottingham
10 May 2018
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
15 May 2018
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
17 May 2018
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
17 May 2018
09:30 - 16:30
Recruitment, Selection and Retention

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

Nottingham
18 May 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

This half day event will help develop your knowledge and skills when managing or conducting employee discipline and grievance procedures.

North Hykeham, Lincoln
22 May 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

This half day event will help develop your knowledge and skills when managing or conducting employee discipline and grievance procedures.

Nottingham
22 May 2018
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
23 May 2018
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
5 June 2018
09:30 - 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.

Nottingham
8 June 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

This half day event will help develop your knowledge and skills when managing or conducting employee discipline and grievance procedures.

Leicester
12 June 2018
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
13 June 2018
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
19 June 2018
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
19 June 2018
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
21 June 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing absence at work

Learn practical management techniques to help improve attendance, and discover what the law says you can and cannot do when managing workplace absence.

Mansfield
21 June 2018
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
27 June 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

This half day event will help develop your knowledge and skills when managing or conducting employee discipline and grievance procedures.

Nottingham