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Acas conference: The challenges facing HR


Join Acas West Midlands and leading experts from industry, law and academia for our Annual conference, providing delegates with a strategic update on current and future developments in the workplace.

Business need

This conference will provide delegates with real-world insights from experts in their field and the opportunity to learn from our guest speakers and network with other delegates.

We will focus on topical aspects of the workplace that have and continue to have an impact on businesses within the West Midlands such as:

  • Gig economy
  • Automation
  • Skills shortage
  • Building a resilient workforce
  • Updates in employment law

Suitable For

Managing Directors, HR Managers/Directors, Academics and anyone who has an interest in business and employment or looking to get a wider view of the world of work.


Chaired by Malcolm Boswell, Area Director for Acas West Midlands, this conference will include the following guest speaker sessions:

"What are the challenges and potential for UK businesses in the coming year" Mike Clancy - General Secretary of Prospect and Acas Board member

"How mistaking younger workers and attracting returners to work can overcome the skills shortage" Tracey Evans - Group HR & Quality Director; Pertemps

"Automation - the benefits to business and HR" Mark Wilson - Head of HR, Solihull Operations; JLR

"The legal horizon" Elaine Huttley; Irwin Mitchell

Venue The I C C   Map (opens in new window)   Date 26/04/2018    Time 09:30 - 15:15   
Price £150.00 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.