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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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23 August 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 - 16:00 each day and the dates are:

  • Week One: 23rd & 24th August, 2022
  • Week Two: 30th & 31st August, & 1st September, 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
28 September 2022
13:30 - 16:30
Managing discipline and grievance - digital event

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 3 hour 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
28 September 2022
13:30 - 16:30
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
4 October 2022
09:30 - 16:30 Nearly Full
Management training for new managers

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.
This event is nearly full

Newcastle upon Tyne
27 October 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 - 27th of October 2022, 13:30 - 16:30
  • Day 2 - 28th of October 2022, 13:30 - 16:30


Digital via Zoom
27 October 2022
13:30 - 16:30
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 - 27th of October 2022, 13:30 - 16:30
  • Day 2 - 28th of October 2022, 13:30 - 16:30


Digital via Zoom
27 October 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 - 27th of October 2022, 13:30 - 16:30
  • Day 2 - 28th of October 2022, 13:30 - 16:30


Digital via Zoom
1 November 2022
09:30 - 16:30
Conducting investigations

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

Newcastle upon Tyne
3 November 2022
13:30 - 16:30
Managing discipline and grievance - digital event

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 3 hour 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
7 November 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 - 7th of November 2022, 09:30 – 12:30
  • Day 2 - 8th of November 2022, 09:30– 12:30


Digital via Zoom
18 November 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Managing discipline and grievance

The law requires employers to act reasonably in their discipline of employees and in dealing with grievances. Poorly handled processes can lead to unnecessary and costly employment tribunals.

This half day event will provide you with an essential overview of the skills and knowledge needed to manage and conduct employee discipline and grievance procedures.


Newcastle upon Tyne
22 November 2022
09:30 - 12:30
Supporting bereaved employees: the law and good practice - digital event

This 3 hour digital event is based on Acas’ updated bereavement guidance.  

We will provide insight into the law and good practice, including writing a bereavement policy. We will also cover practical advice for managers on supporting your employees during this difficult time. 



Digital via Zoom
24 November 2022
13:30 - 16:30
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 - 24th of November 2022, 13:30 - 16:30
  • Day 2 - 25th of November 2022, 13:30 - 16:30


Digital via Zoom