Website URL :

Note to customers:

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

You are here: 
   



All Acas events in the West Midlands region

Click on an event for more information and to book places. 

26 April 2021
13:00 - 16:00
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 - 26th of April 2021, 13.00 - 16.00
  • Day 2 - 27th of April 2021, 13.00 - 16.00


Digital via Zoom
27 April 2021
09:30 - 12:30 Nearly Full
Conducting investigations (England & Wales) - 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 - 27th of April 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 28th of April 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
This event is nearly full

Digital via Zoom
5 May 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 - 5th of May 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 6th of May 2021, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
7 May 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
11 May 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
13 May 2021
13:00 - 12:30 Nearly Full
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 - 13th of May 2021, 13:00 - 16:00
  • Day 2 - 14th of May 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
This event is nearly full

Digital via Zoom
25 May 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Employment law update - digital event (half day)

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, including 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.



Our experienced trainers will explain the changes in a practical and straightforward way, and will guide you through recent case law decisions.


Digital via Zoom
26 May 2021
09:30 - 12:30
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
26 May 2021
13:00 - 12:30
The Acas framework for effective leadership - digital event

Good leadership is essential to successfully manage an efficient and productive workplace.

This in-depth digital event will introduce you to the new Acas framework for effective leadership and demonstrate how it can be applied in 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 2021, 13:00 - 16:00
  • Day 2 - 27th of May 2021, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
3 June 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 - 3rd of June 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 4th of June 2021, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
8 June 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
10 June 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
22 June 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Conducting investigations (England & Wales) - 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:



Digital via Zoom
29 June 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Managing discipline and grievance - digital event (half day)

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
30 June 2021
09:30 - 12:30
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
30 June 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 - 30th of June 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 1st of July 2021, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
6 September 2021
09:30 - 16:30
CIWM Certificate in internal workplace mediation

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

Birmingham