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Acas East Midlands Annual Conference Spring 2018


Join Acas and leading experts from industry at a special day of HR masterclasses to help you with organisational challenges, to improve your skills, and to network with other professionals and share information.

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We'll be looking at some of the hot topics and perennial problems in HR and employment law and giving you top tips, practical takeaways and the unique opportunity to network, share ideas and ask questions of our experts on the issues that matter most.

Attend thought-provoking seminars led by our expert guest speakers, more details below.

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.


In our usual style, our annual conference will offer a mixture of speakers and topics ensuring something for everyone to take away and action upon their return to the workplace.

Acas chair, Sir Brendan Barber will open the event and offer his view on the current employment relations landscape. Brendan was the General Secretary of the TUC from 2003 to 2012 and appointed Acas Chair in 2014.

Masterclass 1: Gender Pay Reporting – What you need to know; Malcolm Boswell, Acas Area Director

Masterclass 2: Modern slavery in modern supply chains reality or rhetoric; Gangmasters & Labour Abuse Authority.

Masterclass 3: General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR); Claire Tonks, Partner, Flint Bishop LLP

Delegates will be asked to choose 2 from 3 of the masterclasses.

Recent Developments on the Law and Practice on TUPE; Dr John McMullen, Director of Employment Law at Wrigleys Solicitors LLP, regarded as the UK leading expert on TUPE will deliver a punchy session covering all you need to know in a concise and engaging fashion.

Andrew Macmillan, Partner, Gately PLC will provide a topical Employment Law Update taking you through the latest changes and relevant case law to ensure you are fully up-to-date.

The day promises to be a cannot miss date in your calendar.

Acas Senior Advisers will also be on hand to discuss any workplace questions that you may have and of course, the great opportunity to network with other attendees over an excellent lunch.

Don't miss out - book your place now.

Venue Village Urban Resort and Spa, Chilwell, Nottingham   Map (opens in new window)   Date 07/03/2018    Time 09:30 - 15:45   
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.