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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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Acas events on All topics in the Yorkshire and Humber region

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23 April 2021
09:30 - 12:30 Full
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.
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
26 April 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Mock redundancy - digital event

This 3-hour digital event will use a fictional case study to take you through a mock redundancy process.

It will focus on the legal responsibilities and good practice for employers faced with managing redundancies at this challenging time.


Digital via Zoom
27 April 2021
09:30 - 12:30 Full
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. 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
29 April 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
10 May 2021
09:30 - 12:30 Nearly Full
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.
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Digital via Zoom
17 May 2021
09:30 - 12:30 Nearly Full
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 - 17th of May 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 18th of May 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
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Digital via Zoom
17 May 2021
13:30 - 16:30
Mock Employment Tribunal - digital event

Join Acas and employment law experts, Irwin Mitchell Solicitors as we lead you through a COVID-19 related mock employment tribunal.

This informative and myth-busting virtual event will give you the opportunity, within a safe environment, to see how an employment tribunal works and how decisions are reached.


Delivered digitally via Microsoft Teams
20 May 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Gender identity in the workplace (England & Wales) - digital event

Employers have made great strides in creating inclusive workplaces. However, many still have little or no experience of trans, non-binary and intersex employees, causing individuals distinct challenges. 

This 3-hour digital event will explore the key areas of legislation and good practice surrounding how employers can better support trans, non-binary and intersex employees.


Digital via Zoom
21 May 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
24 May 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Having difficult conversations (England & Wales) - digital event

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

This digital event will give you practical and effective techniques to confidently conduct and manage difficult conversations with employees.

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


Digital via Zoom
3 June 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Understanding maternity, paternity and adoption rights (England & Wales) - digital event

This 3-hour digital event will provide you with a comprehensive overview of everything you need to know about maternity, paternity and adoption rights. Including, the current legislation, protection for employees, health and safety responsibilities and leave entitlements.

Digital via Zoom
7 June 2021
13:30 - 16:30
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
8 June 2021
09:30 - 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 - 8th of June 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 9th of June 2021, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
8 June 2021
13:30 - 16:30
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
14 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
17 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 - 17th of June 2021, 09:30 - 12:30
  • Day 2 - 18th of June 2021, 09:30 - 12:30


Digital via Zoom
23 June 2021
09:30 - 16:30 Full
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: Wednesday 23rd & Thursday 24th June, 2021
  • Week Two: Tuesday 29th &Wednesday 30th June, Thursday 1st of July, 2021

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
25 June 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
8 July 2021
09:30 - 16:30 Nearly Full
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: Thursday 8th & Friday 9th July, 2021
  • Week Two: Tuesday 13th, Wednesday 14th & Thursday 15th of July, 2021

This is a digital event.

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Digital via Zoom