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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 North East region

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5 May 2021
09:30 - 12:30 Nearly Full
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.
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Digital via Zoom
5 May 2021
09:30 - 12:30 Nearly Full
Essential skills for supervisors (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 - 5th of May 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 6th of May 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
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Digital via Zoom
6 May 2021
09:30 - 12:30
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
12 May 2021
09:30 - 12:30
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
19 May 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Managing discipline and grievance (England & Wales) - 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 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
20 May 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:

  • Day 1 - 20th of May 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 21st of May 2021, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
25 May 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Employment law for beginners - digital event

Understanding the law that underpins employment is vital to success. Whether you’re new to employing people or starting out in the world of work, Employment Law for beginners is the ideal introduction to help you hit the ground running.

This digital event simplifies complex issues, identifies important case law and will help you recognise potential issues before they become a problem.


Digital via Zoom
27 May 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 - 27th of May 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 28th of May 2021, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
8 June 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Redundancy: getting it right (England & Wales) - 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
8 June 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Managing employee mental health (England & Wales) - 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
15 June 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Managing absence at work (England & Wales)- digital event

This 3 hour digital event will update you on the law relating to workplace absence and provide you with practical management techniques to help improve attendance in your workplace.

Digital via Zoom
16 June 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
23 June 2021
09:30 - 12:30
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 - 23rd of June 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 24th of June 2021, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
29 June 2021
10:00 - 12:00
Employment law update - digital event

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 - 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
24 August 2021
09:30 - 16:30
CIWM - mediation training accredited (digital)

 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:Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th August, 2021
  • Week Two: Tuesday 31st August, Wednesday 1st and Thursday 2nd of September, 2021

This is a digital event.



Digital via Zoom
11 October 2021
09:30 - 16:30 Nearly Full
CIWM Certificate in internal workplace mediation

Accredited workplace mediator training (over 5 days). Equipping and accrediting people as mediators in their workplace. This event is nearly full

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