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Greater Manchester Network Forum


A half day Acas NW networking event including lunch.

Our regular network event will focus on absence and in particular absence related to stress or mental health issues which are difficult to manage but can impact massively on business and productivity. We will be joined by the Health & Safety Executive to look at the tools and skills available to help address these areas.

Alan Lewis of Irwin  Mitchell Solicitors will also provide the usual informative employment law update.

Business need

How does employee absence impact on your business? The chances are it will have an impact on you either directly or indirectly.

Check out with the professionals if there is anything else you can do to spot the signs or help manage the situation after all 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health condition in the course of a lifetime and the financial cost to British business of mental health is an estimated £30.3 billion per year according to the Centre for Mental Health.

Suitable For

HR professionals, employers, staff managers, trade union representatives, and anyone interested in the world of work.


This network session will be led by an Acas NW Senior Advisor and will include interactive activities The morning ends with lunch and will include time for networking with other businesses, Acas and solicitors.

Venue Mercure Piccadilly Hotel   Map (opens in new window)   Date 07/07/2017    Time 09:30 - 13:30   
Price £60.00 per person    Please note our training events are VAT exempt
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* Max of 4 delegates per organisation. Please call Acas on 0300 123 1150 or email if numbers exceed this or for more details about the training session.