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Acas East Midlands: 2019 Annual Conference


Join Acas East Midlands and leading experts of industry and employment relations as we consider the importance of Good Work, the key challenges facing UK businesses in 2019 and how to achieve success and thrive during uncertain times.

Business need

As the labour market changes and working practices evolve, it is essential for organisations to keep up to date on the most current thinking for the modern workplace and have the skills and knowledge to adapt whilst continuing to deliver business objectives.

Delegates attending this conference will:

  • Gain insight into the most up to date thinking on modern workplace practices, including the ‘Good Work City’ approach.
  • Consider the potential challenges ahead and gain greater confidence to address these.
  • Take away practical tips and ideas to implement within their own workplace.
  • Have the opportunity to share experiences and network with our experts and other delegates from across the region.

Suitable For

Business owners, HR professionals, Trades Union Officials, Legal Professionals, Directors, Senior Managers, Economists, Academics and anyone with an interest in Employment Relations and the modern workplace.


This conference will be chaired by Susan Clews; Acas Chief Executive and will include the following guest speaker sessions:

Matthew Taylor, RSA Chief Executive and leader of the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices
- Building on the government response to the Good Work Report.

Paul Nowak; Assistant General Secretary, Trade Union Congress and member of Acas council - How Trade Unions can help your business.

Nadeem Raza; CEO, Microlise (East Midlands fleet telematics specialists and Chamber Business of the Year 2018) - What works well and what to avoid in business during uncertain economic times.

Dr Paula Black; Director, Nottingham Civic Exchange - the ‘Good Work Nottingham’ programme and taking a place-based approach to creating Good Work.

Tijen Ahmet; Legal Director, Shakespeare Martineau Solicitors – Migrant workers – the legal perspective and business tips for the future.

How to improve your business - an interactive Q&A session with our expert panel

Venue East Midlands Conference Centre & Orchard Hotel   Map (opens in new window)   Date 28/03/2019    Time 10:00 - 16:00   
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.