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Acas training courses are now available in both face to face and digital formats. Call our Customer Services Team on 0300 123 1150, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, for more information about our training or fill in our enquiry form. Delegates attending face to face events will receive Covid safety guidance following registration.

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All Acas events in the North East region

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7 December 2021
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
5 January 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: Wednesday 5th January, Thursday 6th January 2022
  • Week Two: Tuesday 11th January, Wednesday 12th January and Thursday 13th January 2022


This is a digital event.

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
19 January 2022
13:30 - 16:30
Hybrid working: getting it right - digital event

The landscape of work has changed dramatically since the global pandemic forced many workers into homeworking. 

Countless recent studies indicate that, post pandemic, many employees will continue to balance working remotely with attending the workplace – a hybrid working approach. 

Digital via Zoom
1 February 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 – 1st of February 2022, 13:30 – 16:30
  • Day 2 – 2nd of February 2022, 13:30 – 16:30

Digital via Zoom
17 February 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 manger.

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 – 17th of February 2022, 09:30 – 12:30
  • Day 2 – 18th of February 2022, 09:30 – 12:30

Digital via Zoom
28 February 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Having difficult conversations - digital event

One of the most challenging aspects of managing performance is initiating conversations around sensitive topics.

This 3-hour digital event will give you an overview of effective techniques for managing difficult conversations with employees with confidence.

Digital via Zoom