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Acas Management and HR Masterclass


Acas is joined by leading experts from academia and industry for a very special day of interactive masterclasses to help you with your organisational challenges, improve your management skills, network with other professionals and share information.

Business need

This thought-provoking conference, comprising of four individual masterclasses will focus on the latest hot topics in the workplace, including recent legislative changes, conflict resolution, building resilience and health and wellbeing.

What our customers say about our conferences:

“Best event I have ever been to – all of it was useful”

“Hugely interesting and inspirational”

"Thought provoking and informative”

Suitable For

Delegates from all sectors of industry including: managers, supervisors, team leaders, HR professionals, business owners, Trade Union representatives, employee representatives and individuals who wish enhance their CPD.


This programme for this event will include:

Opening address by Sir Brendan Barber. Brendan was the General Secretary of the TUC from 2003 to 2012 and appointed Acas Chair in 2014.

Masterclass 1: Building resilience in the modern day workplace; Abigail Hirshman - Acas Senior Adviser

The fast paced, 24/7, nature of the modern workplace can take its toll on employees. This session will help you discover how resilience can minimise the impact of workplace stress and provide you with practical top tips and tools to build a more resilient workforce.

Masterclass 2: Employment Law Update - The Legal Perspective; Glenn Hayes and Sam Clark - Irwin Mitchell This session will bring you up to date with the most recent, and future changes to employment legislation, with need to know case law on holiday pay, gender pay and much more.

Masterclass 3: The Power of Language in Conflict Resolution; Dr Rein Sikveland

Learn how language can play an important role in dealing effectively with workplace conflict.

Masterclass 4: Health, work and wellbeing; Dr Carolyn Yeoman, Principal Organisational Psychologist at HSE There is a growing need to understand how modern workplace challenges can affect both employers and employees. Carolyn will be talking us through the HSE management standards approach to tackling work related stress and will provide delegates with the latest developments in this model.

A talk from Mike Clancy; Acas Council Member & General Secretary of Prospect The Union.

Final words and session close - Fiona Williams; Acas Area Director for Yorkshire & Humber.

Please note that all delegates will be required to choose 3 of the 4 masterclasses to attend and will be contacted nearer the date to make their selection.

Venue Hilton Leeds City   Map (opens in new window)   Date 27/06/2017    Time 09:30 - 16:00   
Price £160.00 per person    Please note our training events are VAT exempt
To book now

* 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.