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Acas training courses are now being run remotely using Zoom. We have a range of management, employment law and HR training courses available. We can also provide remote training courses for your workplace if you need to train larger groups or teams. To let us know how we can help, call us on 0300 123 1150, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. Or, fill in our enquiry form

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All Acas events in the East of England region

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27 January 2021
09:30 - 12:30 Nearly Full
Managing employee mental health (England & Wales) - digital event

This 3-hour digital event is based on our popular face to face training. It has been tailored specifically to help you support employee mental health issues during these unprecedented times.



Through guidance, discussion and activities, this interactive event will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to confidently manage good employee mental health, both remotely and in the workplace.
This event is nearly full

Digital via Zoom
18 February 2021
10:00 - 13:00
Contracts and written statements (England & Wales) - digital event

This 3-hour digital event will provide you with guidance on how to create, agree, vary and terminate a contract of employment. It will also cover the relevant employment law and good practice relating to contracts and written statements.

Digital via Zoom
24 February 2021
10:00 - 13:00 Nearly Full
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 – 24th of February 2021, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Day 2 – 25th of February 2021, 10:00 – 13:00
This event is nearly full

Digital via Zoom
26 February 2021
10:00 - 13:00
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
2 March 2021
10:00 - 13:00
Changing terms and conditions of employment (England & Wales) - digital event

Changing an employee’s terms and conditions may be necessary for business reasons, however doing so can present concerns for both the employee and employer. 



This 3-hour digital event will help you understand the legal obligations and good practice, so that you can be confident in your decisions to implement a change to employment terms and conditions.  


Digital via Zoom
4 March 2021
10:00 - 13:00
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
8 March 2021
10:00 - 13:00
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
10 March 2021
10:00 - 13:00
Essential skills for supervisors (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 - 10th of March 2021, 10:00 – 13:00
Day 2 - 11th of March 2021, 10:00 – 13:00


Digital via Zoom
16 March 2021
10:00 - 13:00
Redundancy: getting it right (England & Wales) - digital event

Making staff redundant is a difficult but sometimes necessary decision.



This digital event outlines the legal responsibilities faced by employers managing redundancies. It will also focus on good practice at this challenging time. 


Digital via Zoom
23 March 2021
10:00 - 13:00
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 - 23rd of March 2021, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Day 2 - 24th of March 2021, 10:00 – 13:00


Digital via Zoom
25 March 2021
10:00 - 12:00
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.


Digital via Zoom
29 March 2021
10:00 - 13:00
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 - 29th of March 2021, 10:00 – 13:00
  • Day 2 - 30th of March 2021, 10:00 – 13:00


Digital via Zoom
30 March 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Managing employee mental health (England & Wales) - digital event

This 3-hour digital event is based on our popular face to face training. It has been tailored specifically to help you support employee mental health issues during these unprecedented times.



Through guidance, discussion and activities, this interactive event will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to confidently manage good employee mental health, both remotely and in the workplace.


Digital via Zoom
30 March 2021
10:00 - 13:00
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 - 30th March 2021, 10:00 - 13:00
  • Day 2 - 31st March 2021, 10:00 - 13:00


Digital via Zoom