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All Acas events in the East Midlands region

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25 January 2021
09:30 - 12:30 Nearly Full
Equality, diversity and inclusion: the essentials (England & Wales) - digital event

This 3-hour digital event looks at the essential aspects of equality, diversity and inclusion that all organisations need to be aware of, including the legal position and best practice for promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace. This event is nearly full

Digital via Zoom
27 January 2021
09:00 - 10:00
Thriving at Work - Mental health and resilience

Join ACAS and a panel of experts as they navigate the Covid-19 dominated employment relations landscape, exploring key challenges faced by employers and employees today, and the implications for mental health and wellbeing in the workplace.

Digital via Teams
28 January 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Managing conflict (England & Wales) - digital event

This digital event explores the reasons behind conflict in the workplace and the effects it can have on individuals and the business. It will provide you with the key skills that you need to address conflict in your workplace at an early stage.

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 January 2021, 09:30 – 12:30
  • Day 2 – 29th of January 2021, 09:30 – 12:30


Digital via Zoom
2 February 2021
09:30 - 11:30 Nearly Full
Employment law update (England) - digital event

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



This digital event will update you on the latest changes in legislation and highlight future developments - a key consideration for business planning.
This event is nearly full

Digital via Zoom
4 February 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Managing absence at work (England & Wales)- 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
9 February 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Mediation skills for managers (England & Wales) - digital event

This digital event will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to effectively mediate disputes, leading to sustainable solutions to conflict within 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 - 9th of February 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
Day 2 - 10th of February 2021, 09:30 - 12:30



Digital via Zoom
11 February 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Having difficult conversations (England & Wales) - digital event

One of the most challenging parts of managing performance is initiating conversations around sensitive topics.

This digital event will give you practical and effective techniques to confidently conduct and manage difficult conversations with employees.

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 – 11th of February 2021, 09:30 – 12:30
Day 2 – 12th of February 2021, 09:30 – 12:30



Digital via Zoom
15 February 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Mental health in the workplace: good practice and the law (England & Wales) - digital event

Managing mental health in the workplace can be complex and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic presents extra challenges for managers and those people with existing mental health problems.



This 3-hour digital 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.


Digital via Zoom
18 February 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Managing performance and staff appraisals (England & Wales) - digital event

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


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



Digital via Zoom
23 February 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Recruitment, selection and retention - digital event

Successful recruitment and retaining experienced staff can help businesses thrive and improve staff engagement. This in-depth digital event will help you gain the expertise you need to recruit, select and retain the right people for your business.

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 – 23rd of February 2021, 09:30 – 12:30
  • Day 2 – 24th of February 2021, 09:30 – 12:30


Digital via Zoom
25 February 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Essential skills for line managers (England & Wales) - digital event

This digital event will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the essential ‘people’ skills required in supervisory/line management roles.

It will also explore the importance of addressing absence, bullying and harassment and discipline and grievance matters.

The event will be delivered via Zoom, in two sessions, over two consecutive days. The duration of each session will be 3 hours.

The dates are: 

Day 1 – 25th of February 2021, 09:30 – 12:30
Day 2 – 26th of February 2021, 09:30 – 12:30



Digital via Zoom
2 March 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Behaviours at work: understanding the unacceptable (England & Wales) - digital event

Behaviours such as bullying and harassment can increase absence levels and employee turnover, lower morale and reduce productivity. 



This 3-hour digital event will look at what constitutes unacceptable behaviour and provide you with the skills needed to confidently identify and address such behaviours should they arise in your workplace.


Digital via Zoom
11 March 2021
09:30 - 12:30
HR for beginners (England & Wales) - 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 - 11th of March 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 12th of March 2021, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
16 March 2021
09:30 - 12:30
How to manage homeworkers (England & Wales) - digital event

One of the biggest changes resulting from the coronavirus pandemic has been the switch to working from home. For many businesses, managing people remotely is a new challenge.



This 3-hour digital event will give an essential overview of the law and good practice, providing you with the skills and knowledge needed to confidently manage employees working from home.


Digital via Zoom
19 March 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Managing discipline and grievance (England & Wales) - 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 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
26 March 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Menopause and the workplace (England & Wales) - digital event

This 3-hour digital event looks at the symptoms and misconceptions surrounding the menopause, as well as the legal position and support available for both employees and employers.

 



Digital via Zoom