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All Acas events in the West Midlands region

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26 May 2022
09:30 - 12:30 Full
TUPE: a practical guide to business transfers - digital event

This digital event will give you a practical, in-depth look at the TUPE process from start to finish, drawing upon current legislation and best practice.

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 - 26th of May 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 27th of May 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
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
1 June 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Menopause and the workplace - 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
8 June 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Managing employee mental health - 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
9 June 2022
09:30 - 16:00 Full
CIWM - mediation training accredited - digital event

 This course provides training and accreditation for you to:

  • Become an internal mediator in your workplace
  • Gain accreditation if you are already workplace mediator 
  • Develop better conflict management and interpersonal skills for day to day relationship management 

The course consists of 5 units and will take place over 5 days. The training runs from 09:30 - 16:30 each day and the dates are:

  • Week One: 9th & 10th June 2022
  • Week Two: 13th, 14th & 15th June 2022
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
15 June 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Redundancy: getting it right - 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
24 June 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Managing underperformance - digital event

Managing underperformance can be uncomfortable at times and can therefore get overlooked. However, failure to address it can have a significant negative impact on a business and its employees. 



This 3-hour digital event will provide you with the skills and confidence to help you effectively identify, address and develop underperforming staff.



Digital via Zoom
27 June 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Gender identity in the workplace - digital event

Employers have made great strides in creating inclusive workplaces. However, many still have little or no experience of trans, non-binary and intersex employees, causing individuals distinct challenges. 



This 3-hour digital event will explore the key areas of legislation and good practice surrounding how employers can better support trans, non-binary and intersex employees.



Digital via Zoom
27 June 2022
09:30 - 12:30 Nearly Full
Management training for developing managers - digital event

This digital event will focus on the key skills needed to be an effective manager.

Exploring management styles and leadership techniques, we will address the importance of leading and motivating, as well as focusing on change management and having difficult conversations. We will also cover bullying, harassment, and performance issues.

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 - 27th of June 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 28th of June 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
This event is nearly full

Digital via Zoom
28 June 2022
13:30 - 15:30
Employment law update - digital event

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

This 2 hour digital event will update you on the latest changes in legislation and highlight future developments - a key consideration for business planning. It includes information on new rules and regulations arising from the Coronavirus pandemic, including vaccinations and testing, and the implications for employers of leaving the European Union.



Digital via Zoom
29 June 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Conducting investigations - digital event

This digital event looks at how to conduct and manage a fair internal investigation, from gathering and assessing evidence through to presenting findings.


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 June 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 30th of June 2022, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
29 June 2022
09:30 - 12:30 Nearly Full
Management training for new managers - digital event

It can be tough moving into management for the first time. This event will help prepare you for your new role.

You will learn about the role of a line manager, effective communication skills, managing absence and discipline and grievance issues, as well gaining an understanding of relevant employment law.

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 June 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 30th of June 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
This event is nearly full

Digital via Zoom
29 June 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Managing the unmanageable - digital event

In the workplace, wherever there are people there can be challenging behaviours. Extreme behaviours need to be managed; simply hoping for change is not an effective strategy. This digital event will give you the skills and confidence you need to address difficult behaviours.


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 June 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 30th of June 2022, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
5 July 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Management training for developing managers - digital event

This digital event will focus on the key skills needed to be an effective manager.

Exploring management styles and leadership techniques, we will address the importance of leading and motivating, as well as focusing on change management and having difficult conversations. We will also cover bullying, harassment, and performance issues.

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 - 5th of July 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 6th of July 2022, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
7 July 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Management training for developing managers - digital event

This digital event will focus on the key skills needed to be an effective manager.

Exploring management styles and leadership techniques, we will address the importance of leading and motivating, as well as focusing on change management and having difficult conversations. We will also cover bullying, harassment, and performance issues.

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 - 7th of July 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 8th of July 2022, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
12 July 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Management training for new managers - digital event

It can be tough moving into management for the first time. This event will help prepare you for your new role.

You will learn about the role of a line manager, effective communication skills, managing absence and discipline and grievance issues, as well gaining an understanding of relevant employment law.

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 - 12th of July 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 13th of July 2022, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
19 July 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Conducting investigations - digital event

This digital event looks at how to conduct and manage a fair internal investigation, from gathering and assessing evidence through to presenting findings.

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 - 19th of July 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 20th of July 2022, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
26 July 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Mediation skills for managers - 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 - 26th of July 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 27th of July 2022, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
15 August 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Mental health in the workplace: skills for managers - digital event

According to the Mental Health Foundation, one in six employees experience mental ill health each year. Whilst the reasons behind mental ill health are not always work related, managers need to know how to address it.

This in-depth event has been specifically designed for managers, providing them with the knowledge and practical skills to confidently and effectively manage mental health within their teams.

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 - 15th of August 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 16th of August 2022, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
12 September 2022
09:30 - 17:00
CIWM Certificate in internal workplace mediation

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

The training runs from 09:30 - 16:30 each day and the dates are:

  • Week One: 12th & 13th September, 2022
  • Week Two: 19th, 20th and 21st September, 2022


Birmingham
20 September 2022
13:30 - 16:30
Managing the unmanageable - digital event

In the workplace, wherever there are people there can be challenging behaviours. Extreme behaviours need to be managed; simply hoping for change is not an effective strategy. This digital event will give you the skills and confidence you need to address difficult behaviours.

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 - 20th of September 2022, 13:30 - 16:30
  • Day 2 - 21st of September 2022, 13:30 - 16:30


Digital via Zoom
22 September 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Mediation skills for managers - 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 - 22nd of September 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 23rd of September 2022, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
22 September 2022
09:30 - 12:30
TUPE: a practical guide to business transfers - digital event

This digital event will give you a practical, in-depth look at the TUPE process from start to finish, drawing upon current legislation and best practice.

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 - 22nd of September 2022, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 23rd of September 2022, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
26 September 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Sexual harassment in the workplace (England & Wales) - digital event

Your workplace should be somewhere your staff feel valued, safe and treated with dignity and respect. However, recent statistics and media coverage report that sexual harassment in the workplace is a widespread problem. 

This 3-hour digital event has been designed to help you engage with your workforce and raise awareness of the issue. It will also provide you with the necessary skills to address a situation should one arise in your workplace.


Digital via Zoom
26 September 2022
13:30 - 16:30
Management training for developing managers - digital event

This digital event will focus on the key skills needed to be an effective manager.

Exploring management styles and leadership techniques, we will address the importance of leading and motivating, as well as focusing on change management and having difficult conversations. We will also cover bullying, harassment, and performance issues.

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 - 26th of September 2022, 13:30 - 16:30
  • Day 2 - 27th of September 2022, 13:30 - 16:30


Digital via Zoom
27 September 2022
13:30 - 16:30
Management training for new managers - digital event

It can be tough moving into management for the first time. This event will help prepare you for your new role.

You will learn about the role of a line manager, effective communication skills, managing absence and discipline and grievance issues, as well gaining an understanding of relevant employment law.

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 - 27th of September 2022, 13:30 - 16:30
  • Day 2 - 28th of September 2022, 13:30 - 16:30


Digital via Zoom
30 September 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Managing performance and staff appraisals - 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