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  • In the real world there are real people

    Acas Chair, Sir Brendan Barber introduces the new Acas Framework for Positive Mental Health at Work.

  • Employment references

    It's important to know the rules around work references, whether you're asking for or supplying them. Read our new guidance.

  • Acas conference: mental health - navigating the changing landscape

    Join us to learn practical ways to effectively manage mental ill health within your workplace at our conference in Leeds on 21 November.

  • Black History Month: Diversity and Career Journey

    As part of Black History Month an Acas colleague talks about how he used his apprenticeship to break into management in the technology sector.

  • New e-learning: Recruitment & Induction

    This free online course has been designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to help you better manage a recruitment and induction process at work.

  • New guidance: Overtime

    Acas have published new guidance on overtime. Learn more about the types of overtime, best practice, legal obligations of employers and much more.

  • Acas South West Annual Seminar

    Join us at our first annual seminar and hear from leading figures in the field of legal, research and governance as we take a look at the ever changing world of work and people management. Speakers including Sir Brenden Barber, Sue Coe, Daniel Barnett

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