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All Acas events in the East of England region

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2 March 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Don't manage absence, manage attendance

This event covers both managing long and short-term sickness and tries to uncover the real reasons why people are absent from work.


The event will help you develop an action plan based upon having the ‘difficult conversation’ with an employee when they return to work, looking after the health and wellbeing of your employees and developing an overall approach to absence by linking attendance to job design, good employment relations, health and safety, flexible working and effective disciplinary procedures.



Bedford
2 March 2017
14:00 - 16:00 Nearly Full
Lone HR Practitioners Forum

A networking and peer coaching event for lone HR practitioners. This event will provide the opportunity to discuss tricky situations and share experiences in a confidential environment, to gain advice from colleagues in a similar situation to themselves and Acas trainers through structured sharing and advice session. This event is nearly full

Bury St Edmunds
6 March 2017
09:30 - 16:30 Full
CIWM Certificate in Internal Workplace Mediation

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








The course duration is 5 days split over 2 weeks:







Week One: 06th and 07th March 2017







Week Two: 14th, 15th and 16th March 2017








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.

Stevenage
7 March 2017
10:00 - 16:00 Nearly Full
Essential Skills for Supervisors

Gain a comprehensive overview of essential supervisory ‘people’ skills. This training includes interactive group discussions, helpful scenarios and case studies. This event is nearly full

Norwich
8 March 2017
09:15 - 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 highlighting what’s planned to come into force in 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.



Norwich
9 March 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Conducting Investigations

How to conduct and manage a fair internal investigation, from gathering and assessing evidence through to presenting findings.

Norwich
14 March 2017
09:30 - 16:00 Nearly Full
Managing extreme persistent and difficult workplace behaviours (Part 1)

Difficult staff behaviour seems to be a growing problem in many organisations. Most people behave well most of the time, but problems can develop in the workplace with staff that show extreme, persistent and difficult behaviour. This event is nearly full

Norwich
17 March 2017
09:15 - 13:00 Nearly Full
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 highlighting what’s planned to come into force in 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.

This event is nearly full

CAMBRIDGE
20 March 2017
09:30 - 16:00
Managing extreme persistent and difficult workplace behaviours (Part 1)

Difficult staff behaviour seems to be a growing problem in many organisations. Most people behave well most of the time, but problems can develop in the workplace with staff that show extreme, persistent and difficult behaviour.

Chelmsford
21 March 2017
09:15 - 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 highlighting what’s planned to come into force in 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.



Stevenage
23 March 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Understanding TUPE: A Practical Guide to Business Transfers and Outsourcing

This full day event will provide a valuable and practical overview of the TUPE process and includes the 2014 changes to the TUPE Regulations.


The day includes an overview of the TUPE process and covers a best practice approach for Employers when preparing for a TUPE transfer. It also explains employee rights when the work they do or business they work for transfers to a new employer.


The session includes the changes to the TUPE Regulations which were implemented on 31 January 2014. It also draws upon related Acas Guidance on the 2014 TUPE changes and the TUPE process.


The event will be delivered in collaboration with Dr John McMullen, partner at Wrigleys Solicitors LLP.

John is one of the
leading lawyers in the UK with a national and international reputation, as well as being the leading expert in the UK on Tupe.


John is variously described as the "TUPE guru", the "king of TUPE" and "Mr TUPE".


He is also the author of the textbook, Business Transfers and Employee Rights and an editor of Harvey on Industrial Relations and Employment Law, the practitioner's "bible". 


Testimonials:


"His knowledge of TUPE is second to none. He is always up to date and has the ability to break down the most complicated question and answer it accurately and succinctly." (Leading Law firm)…



Cambridge
28 March 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Conducting Investigations

How to conduct and manage a fair internal investigation, from gathering and assessing evidence through to presenting findings.

Bedford
29 March 2017
09:15 - 16:00
Managing extreme persistent and difficult workplace behaviours (Part 1)

Difficult staff behaviour seems to be a growing problem in many organisations. Most people behave well most of the time, but problems can develop in the workplace with staff that show extreme, persistent and difficult behaviour.

Stevenage
29 March 2017
09:15 - 13:00
Managing performance and staff appraisals

In a difficult economic environment businesses need to get the most from their staff. This course will enable delegates to understand and get the most from performance management processes.

Colchester
30 March 2017
10:00 - 16:00
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, to 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.



Norwich
3 April 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Conducting Investigations

How to conduct and manage a fair internal investigation, from gathering and assessing evidence through to presenting findings.

CAMBRIDGE
4 April 2017
09:15 - 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 highlighting what’s planned to come into force in 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.



Norwich
5 April 2017
09:15 - 13:00
Gender Pay Reporting

New legislation on Gender Pay reporting is due to be introduced in late 2016 with the first measures taking effect from April 2017.


It will be soon be compulsory for organisations with over 250 employees to measure and report on their Gender Pay gap.


The new legislation will apply 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.


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 new legislation.


 



Basildon
11 April 2017
10:00 - 16:00
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, to 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.


Stevenage
12 April 2017
09:15 - 13:00
Recruitment, Selection and Induction

A practical course that takes you through the legal and best practice elements of effective and fair recruitment. The training is based on Acas own non statutory guidance on Recruitment and Induction.

Ipswich
12 April 2017
10:00 - 16:00
TUPE - Practical training on what's changed

This full day event will provide a valuable and practical overview of the TUPE process and includes the 2014 changes to the TUPE Regulations.


The day includes an overview of the TUPE process and covers a best practice approach for Employers when preparing for a TUPE transfer.  It also explains employee rights when the work they do or business they work for transfers to a new employer.


The session draws upon related Acas Guidance on the 2014 TUPE changes and the TUPE process.



This training course is not a substitute for those requiring in-depth legal consultation.




 



Stevenage
13 April 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Essential Skills for Supervisors

Gain a comprehensive overview of essential supervisory ‘people’ skills. This training includes interactive group discussions, helpful scenarios and case studies.

Bedford
18 April 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Having difficult conversations

This course provides you with practical and effective techniques to conduct and manage difficult conversations with staff.

CAMBRIDGE
19 April 2017
09:30 - 16:00
Managing extreme persistent and difficult workplace behaviours (Part 1)

Difficult staff behaviour seems to be a growing problem in many organisations. Most people behave well most of the time, but problems can develop in the workplace with staff that show extreme, persistent and difficult behaviour.

Bedford
26 April 2017
09:30 - 16:00 Nearly Full
Practical Skills in dealing with Extreme Persistent and Difficult Staff Behaviours (Part 2)

Psychotherapist Martin J Smith, lecturer at Nottingham Trent University, will share his expertise, equipping delegates to feel more confident about what to do with colleagues who they find tricky to work with. The Acas adviser will offer best practice workplace advice for these issues.


This workshop is a follow-up to the initial workshop on extreme persistent difficult behaviour. It seeks to give participants the opportunity to apply skills and ideas developed from the first session. Therefore it is a prerequisite that delegates have already attended the initial workshop.

This event is nearly full

Cambridge
27 April 2017
09:15 - 13:00
Bullying and Harassment at Work

Learn ways to tackle bullying and harassment in the workplace and raise employee motivation, attendance and productivity.

Colchester
27 April 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Managing the Invisible

This event covers both managing long and short-term sickness and tries to uncover the real reasons why people are absent from work.


The event will help you develop an action plan including having the ‘difficult conversation’, explore looking after the health and wellbeing of your employees and consider an overall approach to absence by linking attendance to job design, good employment relations, health and safety, flexible working and effective disciplinary procedures.



Norwich
4 May 2017
10:00 - 16:00
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, to 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.


CAMBRIDGE
5 May 2017
09:15 - 13:00
Gender Pay Reporting

New legislation on Gender Pay reporting is due to be introduced in late 2016 with the first measures taking effect from April 2017.


It will be soon be compulsory for organisations with over 250 employees to measure and report on their Gender Pay gap.


The new legislation will apply 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.


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 new legislation.


 



Norwich
9 May 2017
09:30 - 16:00
Managing extreme persistent and difficult workplace behaviours (Part 1)

Difficult staff behaviour seems to be a growing problem in many organisations. Most people behave well most of the time, but problems can develop in the workplace with staff that show extreme, persistent and difficult behaviour.

CAMBRIDGE
10 May 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Conducting Investigations

How to conduct and manage a fair internal investigation, from gathering and assessing evidence through to presenting findings.

Ipswich
16 May 2017
09:30 - 16:00
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.



Newmarket
18 May 2017
09:15 - 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 highlighting what’s planned to come into force in 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.



Bedford
18 May 2017
09:15 - 13:00
Managing performance and staff appraisals

In a difficult economic environment businesses need to get the most from their staff. This course will enable delegates to understand and get the most from performance management processes.

Norwich
25 May 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Essential Skills for Supervisors

Gain a comprehensive overview of essential supervisory ‘people’ skills. This training includes interactive group discussions, helpful scenarios and case studies.

Stevenage
30 May 2017
09:15 - 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.

Stevenage
31 May 2017
09:15 - 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.

Norwich
6 June 2017
09:15 - 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 highlighting what’s planned to come into force in 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.



CAMBRIDGE
6 June 2017
10:00 - 16:00
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, to 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.


Bedford
7 June 2017
10:00 - 16:00
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.

Norwich
12 June 2017
09:30 - 16:00
Managing extreme persistent and difficult workplace behaviours (Part 1)

Difficult staff behaviour seems to be a growing problem in many organisations. Most people behave well most of the time, but problems can develop in the workplace with staff that show extreme, persistent and difficult behaviour.

Norwich
27 June 2017
09:15 - 13:00
Gender Pay Reporting

New legislation on Gender Pay reporting is due to be introduced in late 2016 with the first measures taking effect from April 2017.


It will be soon be compulsory for organisations with over 250 employees to measure and report on their Gender Pay gap.


The new legislation will apply 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.


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 new legislation.


 



CAMBRIDGE
27 June 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Essential Skills for Supervisors

Gain a comprehensive overview of essential supervisory ‘people’ skills. This training includes interactive group discussions, helpful scenarios and case studies.

Chelmsford
29 June 2017
09:15 - 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.

Stevenage
29 June 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Understanding TUPE: A Practical Guide to Business Transfers and Outsourcing

This full day event will provide a valuable and practical overview of the TUPE process and includes the 2014 changes to the TUPE Regulations.


The event will be delivered in collaboration with Dr John McMullen, partner at Wrigleys Solicitors LLP. John is one of the best known employment lawyers in the UK, he is regarded as the country’s leading expert on TUPE and is author of the leading textbook; Business Transfers and Employee Rights.



Cambridge
3 July 2017
09:15 - 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 highlighting what’s planned to come into force in 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.



Colchester
4 July 2017
09:15 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

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

Ipswich
4 July 2017
09:15 - 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.

CAMBRIDGE
5 July 2017
09:15 - 13:00
Gender Pay Reporting

New legislation on Gender Pay reporting is due to be introduced in late 2016 with the first measures taking effect from April 2017.


It will be soon be compulsory for organisations with over 250 employees to measure and report on their Gender Pay gap.


The new legislation will apply 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.


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 new legislation.


 



Bedford
6 July 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Essential Skills for Supervisors

Gain a comprehensive overview of essential supervisory ‘people’ skills. This training includes interactive group discussions, helpful scenarios and case studies.

CAMBRIDGE
10 July 2017
09:15 - 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 highlighting what’s planned to come into force in 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.



CAMBRIDGE
12 July 2017
09:15 - 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.

Bedford
18 July 2017
10:00 - 16:00
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, to 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.


CAMBRIDGE
20 July 2017
10:00 - 16:00
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, to 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.


Colchester
25 July 2017
09:30 - 16:00
Managing extreme persistent and difficult workplace behaviours (Part 1)

Difficult staff behaviour seems to be a growing problem in many organisations. Most people behave well most of the time, but problems can develop in the workplace with staff that show extreme, persistent and difficult behaviour.

Stevenage
25 July 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Conducting Investigations

How to conduct and manage a fair internal investigation, from gathering and assessing evidence through to presenting findings.

Ipswich
27 July 2017
09:15 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

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

Norwich
28 July 2017
09:15 - 13:00
Recruitment, Selection and Induction

A practical course that takes you through the legal and best practice elements of effective and fair recruitment. The training is based on Acas own non statutory guidance on Recruitment and Induction.

Stevenage
1 August 2017
09:15 - 13:00
Bullying and Harassment at Work

Learn ways to tackle bullying and harassment in the workplace and raise employee motivation, attendance and productivity.

Bedford
1 August 2017
09:30 - 16:00
Managing extreme persistent and difficult workplace behaviours (Part 1)

Difficult staff behaviour seems to be a growing problem in many organisations. Most people behave well most of the time, but problems can develop in the workplace with staff that show extreme, persistent and difficult behaviour.

Colchester
2 August 2017
09:15 - 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 highlighting what’s planned to come into force in 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.



Norwich
9 August 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Conducting Investigations

How to conduct and manage a fair internal investigation, from gathering and assessing evidence through to presenting findings.

Norwich
15 August 2017
09:15 - 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 highlighting what’s planned to come into force in 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.



Stevenage
16 August 2017
09:15 - 13:00
Managing performance and staff appraisals

In a difficult economic environment businesses need to get the most from their staff. This course will enable delegates to understand and get the most from performance management processes.

Stevenage
16 August 2017
10:00 - 16:00
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, to 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.


Ipswich
17 August 2017
10:00 - 16:00
7 ways to make your organisation more productive

This new event provides managers and team leaders with practical and effective techniques designed to help increase workplace productivity.  Delegates 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.

Bedford
23 August 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Essential Skills for Supervisors

Gain a comprehensive overview of essential supervisory ‘people’ skills. This training includes interactive group discussions, helpful scenarios and case studies.

Ipswich
24 August 2017
09:15 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

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

Norwich
31 August 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Mediation - improving management skills

Supporting those with people management responsibility. This course will enable delegates to deal more effectively with interventions/conversations to improve working relationships within their team.

Stevenage
4 September 2017
09:30 - 16:00
Managing extreme persistent and difficult workplace behaviours (Part 1)

Difficult staff behaviour seems to be a growing problem in many organisations. Most people behave well most of the time, but problems can develop in the workplace with staff that show extreme, persistent and difficult behaviour.

Norwich
5 September 2017
09:30 - 16:00
Managing extreme persistent and difficult workplace behaviours (Part 1)

Difficult staff behaviour seems to be a growing problem in many organisations. Most people behave well most of the time, but problems can develop in the workplace with staff that show extreme, persistent and difficult behaviour.

Ipswich
5 September 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Essential Skills for Supervisors

Gain a comprehensive overview of essential supervisory ‘people’ skills. This training includes interactive group discussions, helpful scenarios and case studies.

Stevenage
7 September 2017
09:15 - 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.

Chelsmford
7 September 2017
09:15 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

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

CAMBRIDGE
12 September 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Essential Skills for Supervisors

Gain a comprehensive overview of essential supervisory ‘people’ skills. This training includes interactive group discussions, helpful scenarios and case studies.

Norwich
18 September 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Managing the Invisible

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

CAMBRIDGE
27 September 2017
10:00 - 16:00
TUPE - Practical training on what's changed

This full day event will provide a valuable and practical overview of the TUPE process and includes the 2014 changes to the TUPE Regulations.

The day includes an overview of the TUPE process and covers a best practice approach for Employers when preparing for a TUPE transfer.  It also explains employee rights when the work they do or business they work for transfers to a new employer.

The session draws upon related Acas Guidance on the 2014 TUPE changes and the TUPE process.

This training course is not a substitute for those requiring in-depth legal consultation.


 



Colchester
28 September 2017
09:15 - 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 highlighting what’s planned to come into force in 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.



CAMBRIDGE
28 September 2017
09:30 - 16:00
I'm an employer...get me out of here - Mock Employment Tribunal

This event promises to be an informative, enjoyable, myth-busting and interactive session for all delegates. It will give you the opportunity in a safe environment to see how a Tribunal works, to watch a mock tribunal take place and to see how decisions are made.


Freeths LLP Solicitors will lead you through the process via a role play scenario. You will see the witnesses under examination as the evidence unfolds, and ultimately the judge will deliver their verdict. You will also get the chance to say what you think the outcome should be.



Ipswich
3 October 2017
09:15 - 13:00
Bullying and Harassment at Work

Learn ways to tackle bullying and harassment in the workplace and raise employee motivation, attendance and productivity.

Cambridge
4 October 2017
09:15 - 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.

Ipswich
4 October 2017
09:30 - 16:00
Managing extreme persistent and difficult workplace behaviours (Part 1)

Difficult staff behaviour seems to be a growing problem in many organisations. Most people behave well most of the time, but problems can develop in the workplace with staff that show extreme, persistent and difficult behaviour.

CAMBRIDGE
10 October 2017
09:15 - 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 highlighting what’s planned to come into force in 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.



Norwich
10 October 2017
09:15 - 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.

CAMBRIDGE
17 October 2017
10:00 - 16:00
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, to 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.


Stevenage
18 October 2017
09:15 - 13:00
Bullying and Harassment at Work

Learn ways to tackle bullying and harassment in the workplace and raise employee motivation, attendance and productivity.

Ipswich
26 October 2017
10:00 - 16:00
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, to 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.


Bedford
26 October 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Essential Skills for Supervisors

Gain a comprehensive overview of essential supervisory ‘people’ skills. This training includes interactive group discussions, helpful scenarios and case studies.

Colchester
1 November 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Essential Skills for Supervisors

Gain a comprehensive overview of essential supervisory ‘people’ skills. This training includes interactive group discussions, helpful scenarios and case studies.

Stevenage
2 November 2017
10:00 - 16:00
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, to 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.


CAMBRIDGE
7 November 2017
09:15 - 13:00
Managing performance and staff appraisals

In a difficult economic environment businesses need to get the most from their staff. This course will enable delegates to understand and get the most from performance management processes.

CAMBRIDGE
7 November 2017
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.

Chelmsford
8 November 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Conducting Investigations

How to conduct and manage a fair internal investigation, from gathering and assessing evidence through to presenting findings.

Stevenage
9 November 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Understanding TUPE: A Practical Guide to Business Transfers and Outsourcing

This full day event will provide a valuable and practical overview of the TUPE process and includes the 2014 changes to the TUPE Regulations.


The event will be delivered in collaboration with Dr John McMullen, partner at Wrigleys Solicitors LLP. John is one of the best known employment lawyers in the UK, he is regarded as the country’s leading expert on TUPE and is author of the leading textbook; Business Transfers and Employee Rights.



Cambridge
14 November 2017
09:15 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

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

Bedford
21 November 2017
09:15 - 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 highlighting what’s planned to come into force in 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.



Bedford
21 November 2017
10:00 - 16:00
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.

Chelmsford
22 November 2017
09:30 - 16:00
Managing extreme persistent and difficult workplace behaviours (Part 1)

Difficult staff behaviour seems to be a growing problem in many organisations. Most people behave well most of the time, but problems can develop in the workplace with staff that show extreme, persistent and difficult behaviour.

Bedford
4 December 2017
09:30 - 16:00
Managing extreme persistent and difficult workplace behaviours (Part 1)

Difficult staff behaviour seems to be a growing problem in many organisations. Most people behave well most of the time, but problems can develop in the workplace with staff that show extreme, persistent and difficult behaviour.

Ipswich
5 December 2017
10:00 - 16:00
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.


Stevenage
6 December 2017
09:15 - 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 highlighting what’s planned to come into force in 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.



Stevenage
6 December 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Conducting Investigations

How to conduct and manage a fair internal investigation, from gathering and assessing evidence through to presenting findings.

Norwich
7 December 2017
09:15 - 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 highlighting what’s planned to come into force in 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.



Colchester
14 December 2017
09:15 - 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.

Colchester
14 December 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Essential Skills for Supervisors

Gain a comprehensive overview of essential supervisory ‘people’ skills. This training includes interactive group discussions, helpful scenarios and case studies.

CAMBRIDGE
19 December 2017
09:15 - 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 highlighting what’s planned to come into force in 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.



CAMBRIDGE
9 January 2018
10:00 - 16:00
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, to 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.


CAMBRIDGE
10 January 2018
09:15 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

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

Stevenage
16 January 2018
09:15 - 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.

Colchester
16 January 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Essential Skills for Supervisors

Gain a comprehensive overview of essential supervisory ‘people’ skills. This training includes interactive group discussions, helpful scenarios and case studies.

Bedford
17 January 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Managing the Invisible

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

Stevenage
18 January 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Essential Skills for Supervisors

Gain a comprehensive overview of essential supervisory ‘people’ skills. This training includes interactive group discussions, helpful scenarios and case studies.

Ipswich
23 January 2018
09:15 - 13:00
Recruitment, Selection and Induction

A practical course that takes you through the legal and best practice elements of effective and fair recruitment. The training is based on Acas own non statutory guidance on Recruitment and Induction.

Norwich
25 January 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Mediation - improving management skills

Supporting those with people management responsibility. This course will enable delegates to deal more effectively with interventions/conversations to improve working relationships within their team.

Norwich
6 February 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Managing extreme persistent and difficult workplace behaviours (Part 1)

Difficult staff behaviour seems to be a growing problem in many organisations. Most people behave well most of the time, but problems can develop in the workplace with staff that show extreme, persistent and difficult behaviour.

Stevenage
6 February 2018
10:00 - 16:00
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.

CAMBRIDGE
7 February 2018
09:00 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

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

Colchester
7 February 2018
09:15 - 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 highlighting what’s planned to come into force in 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.



Ipswich
13 February 2018
09:15 - 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.

Norwich
22 February 2018
10:00 - 16:00
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, to 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.


Ipswich
22 February 2018
10:00 - 16:00
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, to 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.


Colchester
28 February 2018
10:00 - 16:00
7 ways to make your organisation more productive

This new event provides managers and team leaders with practical and effective techniques designed to help increase workplace productivity.  Delegates 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.

Ipswich
1 March 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Essential Skills for Supervisors

Gain a comprehensive overview of essential supervisory ‘people’ skills. This training includes interactive group discussions, helpful scenarios and case studies.

Norwich
6 March 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Understanding TUPE: A Practical Guide to Business Transfers and Outsourcing

This full day event will provide a valuable and practical overview of the TUPE process and includes the 2014 changes to the TUPE Regulations.


The event will be delivered in collaboration with Dr John McMullen, partner at Wrigleys Solicitors LLP. John is one of the best known employment lawyers in the UK, he is regarded as the country’s leading expert on TUPE and is author of the leading textbook; Business Transfers and Employee Rights.



Cambridge
7 March 2018
09:15 - 13:00
Managing performance and staff appraisals

In a difficult economic environment businesses need to get the most from their staff. This course will enable delegates to understand and get the most from performance management processes.

Ipswich
7 March 2018
09:15 - 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 highlighting what’s planned to come into force in 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.



Stevenage
8 March 2018
09:15 - 13:00
Managing Discipline and Grievance

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

Norwich
13 March 2018
09:15 - 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.

Bedford
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.

Cambridge
15 March 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Essential Skills for Supervisors

Gain a comprehensive overview of essential supervisory ‘people’ skills. This training includes interactive group discussions, helpful scenarios and case studies.

Norwich
19 March 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Managing extreme persistent and difficult workplace behaviours (Part 1)

Difficult staff behaviour seems to be a growing problem in many organisations. Most people behave well most of the time, but problems can develop in the workplace with staff that show extreme, persistent and difficult behaviour.

Norwich
20 March 2018
09:30 - 16:00
Managing extreme persistent and difficult workplace behaviours (Part 1)

Difficult staff behaviour seems to be a growing problem in many organisations. Most people behave well most of the time, but problems can develop in the workplace with staff that show extreme, persistent and difficult behaviour.

Colchester
29 March 2018
10:00 - 16:00
Conducting Investigations

How to conduct and manage a fair internal investigation, from gathering and assessing evidence through to presenting findings.

Bedford