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Acas Management and HR Masterclass


Acas is joined by leading experts in the legal profession and mental health 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 key topics in the workplace.

Delegates attending this event will gain an insight into:

  • recent changes to employment legislation
  • effective conflict resolution
  • workplace investigations
  • mental health and wellbeing within the workplace

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 to enhance their CPD.


Opened by Wendy Parker, Acas Regional Director for the North of England, this conference will include the following masterclass sessions:

  • Masterclass 1: Employment Law Update - the legal perspective with Glenn Hayes and Sam Clark of Irwin Mitchell. An update on the most recent and expected future changes to employment legislation, with need to know case law, including GDPR.
  • Masterclass 2: Mediation in the workplace. Learn how mediation can play an important role in dealing effectively with workplace conflict, with role play mediation carried out by Acas staff. 
  • Masterclass 3: Mental health and workplace wellbeing with Martha Clowes of Mind. Top tips for identifying and managing mental health in the workplace, including tools and techniques for holding conversations with staff about mental health.
  • Masterclass 4: 10 top tips for handling workplace investigations with Acas Senior Adviser, Rich Jones. Learn about the key elements of a good workplace investigation and why they matter. With an interactive exercise to reveal 10 top tips on workplace investigations and a helpful reminder for delegates to take away.

NB: 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 Leeds Park Plaza Hotel   Map (opens in new window)   Date 19/09/2018    Time 09:30 - 15:30   
Price £170.00 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.