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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 West Midlands region

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29 January 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Recruitment, selection and induction - digital event

Most employers appreciate that the success of their business is dependent on their staff. However, finding the right people with the necessary abilities and skills, and then retaining them, requires knowledge and expertise.



This 3-hour digital event takes delegates through both the legal and good practice elements of an effective, fair and lawful recruitment process.


Digital via Zoom
2 February 2021
09:30 - 13:00
Acas TUPE digital conference: Beyond the basics - TUPE related issues facing businesses today

As employers look to manage the challenges set by Covid-19, and emerge from the pandemic, join Acas and leading experts for this special digital conference designed to focus on some of the issues and complications that can arise during transfers.



This event will assume you are familiar with the basics of TUPE.


Digital via Zoom
5 February 2021
09:30 - 12:30 Full
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.
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.

Digital via Zoom
9 February 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Flexible working: how to handle requests (England & Wales) - digital event

After 26 weeks of employment, employees have a statutory right to ask to work flexibly. An employer must have sound business reason for rejecting a request. 



This 3-hour digital event will look at the different types of flexible working and the relevant law. It will also outline the Acas Code of Practice and provide good practice on handling requests.


Digital via Zoom
10 February 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Redundancy and restructuring - managing the change and understanding the options - digital event

This digital event will provide you with the practical knowledge you need to carry out redundancies in a fair and efficient way and help you to understand the legal responsibilities employers face during the redundancy process.

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



Digital via Zoom
16 February 2021
10:00 - 13:00
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
17 February 2021
10:00 - 13:00
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
18 February 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
25 February 2021
09:30 - 12:30
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.

Digital via Zoom
12 March 2021
10:00 - 13:00
Mock mediation - digital event

This interactive and informative digital event will give you the opportunity, within a safe environment, to experience how mediation works and the positive outcomes an effective mediation process can achieve.  

Digital via Zoom