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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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26 January 2021
09:30 - 12:30 Nearly Full
Managing performance and staff appraisals (England & Wales) - 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.

This event is nearly full

Digital via Zoom
27 January 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Managing the unmanageable - digital event

In the workplace, wherever there are people there can be challenging behaviours. Some are so extreme, that hoping they will just change is not an effective strategy. 

This 3 hour digital event looks at exceptionally testing and manipulative behaviours- that go beyond the plain difficult and will provide you with the skills and confidence to manage these effectively.


Digital via Zoom
28 January 2021
09:30 - 12:30 Full
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.
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
3 February 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
5 February 2021
10:00 - 12:00
Employment law update (England) - 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.


Digital via Zoom
9 February 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Having difficult conversations (England & Wales) - 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
10 February 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Back to work - managing employee attendance (England & Wales) - digital event

As many businesses start to bring their employees back into the workplace, its understandable that some employees may feel apprehensive about their return. 

This 3hr digital event uses an interactive storyboard approach, taking you on the fictional journey of Packaging Solutions Ltd.’s return to the workplace after the peak of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Focusing on the most frequent COVID-19 related attendance concerns, it will provide you with the skills and knowledge to allow you to confidently bring your employees back into the workplace. 


Digital via Zoom
10 February 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
11 February 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
17 February 2021
09:30 - 12:30 Nearly 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 - 17th of February, 2021 - 9:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 18th of February, 2021 - 9:30 - 12:30
 
This event is nearly full

Digital via Zoom
1 March 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 - 1st of March 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
Day 2 - 2nd of March 2021, 09:30 - 12:30



Digital via Zoom
2 March 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Managing conflict (England & Wales) - digital event

This digital event explores the reasons behind conflict in the workplace and the effects it can have on individuals and the business. It will provide you with the key skills that you need to address conflict in your workplace at an early stage.

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 - 2nd of March 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 3rd of March 2021, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
3 March 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
9 March 2021
09:30 - 12:30
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.


Digital via Zoom
24 March 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Essential skills for managers - digital event

Effective management promotes employee engagement and wellbeing, and has a positive impact on productivity. This digital event covers the fundamentals of management, from leadership styles to the essential qualities needed to become a leader and manager.

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 March 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 25th of March 2021, 09:30 - 12:30


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

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

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