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All Acas events in the East Midlands region

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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
5 June 2018
10:00 - 13:00
The General Data Protection Regulations: an employment perspective

The new Government Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) come into effect in May 2018. These give individuals greater rights over how their data is stored and used, and present tougher penalties for those in breach.


Join us and our guest speakers as we look at the new regulations from an employment perspective and the steps you need to take as an employer before they come into effect.



Kettering
7 June 2018
09:00 - 11:30 Full
General Data Protection Regulations: what employers need to know

The new General Data Protection Regulations come into effect in May 2018. This event will introduce you to the new regulations, from an employment perspective. We will outline the steps you need to take before these changes come into effect and will inform you about the tougher penalties for breach of the new rules. 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.

North Hykeham, Lincoln
7 June 2018
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.

Grantham
7 June 2018
09:30 - 16:30
Can't Do or Won't Do

What happens when you have a member of staff who can't do the job, or won't?


It can be difficult to decide whether a person's poor performance should be handled as a conduct (won’t) or capability (can’t) issue.


This course will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to manage these difficult situations effectively.



Northampton
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
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.

Northampton
12 June 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
13 June 2018
09:30 - 16:30
Can't Do or Won't Do

What happens when you have a member of staff who can't do the job, or won't?


It can be difficult to decide whether a person's poor performance should be handled as a conduct (won’t) or capability (can’t) issue.


This course will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to manage these difficult situations effectively.



Derby
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
14 June 2018
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.



Grantham
14 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.

Leicester
19 June 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.

Nottingham
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
20 June 2018
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.



Grantham
20 June 2018
09:30 - 11:30 Nearly Full
General Data Protection Regulations: what employers need to know

The new General Data Protection Regulations come into effect in May 2018. This event will introduce you to the new regulations, from an employment perspective. We will outline the steps you need to take before these changes come into effect and will inform you about the tougher penalties for breach of the new rules. This event is nearly full

Derby
21 June 2018
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 the skills and knowledge needed to effectively manage and conduct employee discipline and grievance procedures.


Leicester
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
26 June 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.



Leicester
26 June 2018
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
26 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.

Derby
26 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.

Mansfield
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
28 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
29 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.

Mansfield
3 July 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
4 July 2018
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.



Grantham
4 July 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
4 July 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
5 July 2018
10:00 - 12:30
Acas comes to Northampton

This free event will provide you with valuable insight into how Acas can help your business. Delegates will have the opportunity to meet Acas advisers, find out more about the services we provide (many of which are free) and network with other businesses from across the region.

Northampton
6 July 2018
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
10 July 2018
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.



Northampton
10 July 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.

Grantham
10 July 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
12 July 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
12 July 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.



North Hykeham, Lincoln
13 July 2018
10:00 - 12:30
Acas comes to Grantham

This free event will provide you with valuable insight into how Acas can help your business. Delegates will have the opportunity to meet Acas advisers, find out more about the services we provide (many of which are free) and network with other businesses from across the region.

Grantham
16 July 2018
09:30 - 16:30
Can't Do or Won't Do

What happens when you have a member of staff who can't do the job, or won't?


It can be difficult to decide whether a person's poor performance should be handled as a conduct (won’t) or capability (can’t) issue.


This course will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to manage these difficult situations effectively.



Leicester
17 July 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 July 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
19 July 2018
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.


North Hykeham, Lincoln
19 July 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.



Northampton
20 July 2018
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.


Derby
24 July 2018
09:30 - 16:30
The route to successful employee engagement

Effective Employee Engagement (EE) results in employers and employees working together towards common goals. It is a practical way of strengthening your business’ productivity, innovation, turnover and improving attendance. In a challenging economic environment having employees who are engaged and prepared to “to go the extra mile” will invariably lead to strong and continued business performance.



This introductory course looks at the key components of employee engagement, how to put them in place, and measure successful outcomes.


Leicester
24 July 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
26 July 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.



Northampton
26 July 2018
10:00 - 12:30
Acas comes to Leicester

This free event will provide you with valuable insight into how Acas can help your business. Delegates will have the opportunity to meet Acas advisers, find out more about the services we provide (many of which are free) and network with other businesses from across the region.

Leicester
2 August 2018
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 the skills and knowledge needed to effectively manage and conduct employee discipline and grievance procedures.


Nottingham
2 August 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
7 August 2018
08:30 - 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
7 August 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
9 August 2018
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 August 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.



Mansfield
14 August 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
16 August 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.

Grantham
16 August 2018
09:30 - 13:30
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 the skills and knowledge needed to effectively manage and conduct employee discipline and grievance procedures.


North Hykeham, Lincoln
21 August 2018
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 the skills and knowledge needed to effectively manage and conduct employee discipline and grievance procedures.


Derby
22 August 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
23 August 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
7 September 2018
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
10 September 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
12 September 2018
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.



Leicester
12 September 2018
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
13 September 2018
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
17 September 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
21 September 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Understanding Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Rights

This full day event will provide you with a comprehensive overview of everything you need to know about maternity, paternity and adoption rights. Including, the current legislation, protection for employees, health and safety responsibilities and leave entitlements

Nottingham
25 September 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Managing performance and appraisals for small to medium sized businesses

In a challenging economic environment it is even more important for businesses to get the most from their staff. This new course will enable delegates from small to medium size enterprises understand the essentials of performance management and how to implement a fair and successful performance management system.

Nottingham
27 September 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
28 September 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
10 October 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.



North Hykeham, Lincoln
23 October 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
14 November 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.

Nottingham