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The RNIB report Vocational rehabilitation makes a clear social, business and financial case for retention of newly disabled employees wherever possible. This podcast gives the listener an insight into how to successfully manage this important conversation.

The podcast is a phone conversation between Adam who is 30 working as a section leader of a business team at a Bank and his line manager Susan. Adam has recently been diagnosed with Crohn's disease.

audio  RNIB Podcast on retaining a newly disabled employee

word  Transcript of Podcast on retaining a newly disabled employee [50kb]

For more information on Crohn's see www.crohnsandcolitis.org.uk

See the RNIB report.


Acas Model Workplace logo for podcast Find out why former Acas council member Sarah Anderson thinks the Acas Model Workplace is a useful tool for small businesses by listening to our latest podcast:

audio  Podcast on the Acas Model Workplace featuring Sarah Anderson

word  Transcript of Podcast on the Acas Model Wokplace featuring Sarah Anderson [39kb]


Other audio podcasts

Default retirement age

Three example conversations between employers and employees about performance and future plans. Guidance on these workplace discussions is contained in the Acas booklet on working without the DRA.

Equality Act 2010


Videos

Acas Model Workplace

AMW demo  Acas Model Workplace

Free and easy to use, the Acas Model Workplace helps you to check how good your organisation is at people management - from recruitment to performance management.

Mediation

mediation Mediation video

This short film (23mins 58secs) gives an idea of what mediation can look and feel like. Every mediation is different but this film is based on a real-life case using one of Acas' own mediators and with professional actors in the other roles.

Acas' Chief Conciliator Q&A

Peter Harwood Q&A Peter Harwood Q&amp

For trade unions and employers who face problems at work which result in a dispute Acas can help. Collective conciliation can move parties towards a resolution of a dispute through the expertise of an impartial and independent third party. Acas Chief Conciliator, Peter Harwood, talks about the service.

Peter Harwood pic What Format can Acas talks take?

For trade unions and employers who face problems at work which result in a dispute Acas can help. Collective conciliation can move parties towards a resolution of a dispute through the expertise of an impartial and independent third party. Acas Chief Conciliator, Peter Harwood, talks about the service.

Peter Harwood pic Are public sector disputes more complex&nbsp

For trade unions and employers who face problems at work which result in a dispute Acas can help. Collective conciliation can move parties towards a resolution of a dispute through the expertise of an impartial and independent third party.

Acas Chief Conciliator, Peter Harwood, talks about the service.

Social networking in the workplace

Adrian Wakeling still Social media in the workplace

Smart phones, internet, tweeting, blogging - we have accepted all of these innovations, and many more, as part of our working lives, helping us to work more flexibly, stay in touch for longer and respond to each other more quickly. 

Adrian Wakeling discusses Acas' guidance on the use of Social Media in the workplace.

Mental Health

Adrian Wakeling still Acas Mental health guidance for employers

Mental health problems cost employers in the UK £30 billion a year through lost production, recruitment and absence - so why aren't we doing more about it?

Adrian Wakeling, Acas Senior Guidance Editor, talks about the Acas Mental health guidance.


Having difficult converations

Having difficult conversations Having difficult conversations

As a manager or supervisor, being able to talk about sensitive and emotive issues is an important part of the job but it's also one of the toughest. If handled badly, these conversations - about performance, conduct or personal matters - can damage team dynamics, lower morale and badly effect levels of attendance and performance.

Ask the Helpline

Ask the Helpline Acas Helpline

Find out how Acas helped to explain a confusing workplace issue in our 'Ask the helpline' video.
 
For all your employment questions, call the Acas Helpline on 0300 123 1100.
Monday-Friday, 8am-8pm and Saturday, 9am-1pm.

Breaking bad news at work - the role of the envoy

Breaking bad news at work Breaking bad news at work

Watch our video Breaking bad news at work: The role of the redundancy envoy

The video offers employers practical advice to help managers deal with the emotions, tensions and difficult decisions of downsizing.

It includes interviews with Adrian Wakeling, Acas senior guidance editor, and Dr Ian Ashman from the Institute for Research into Organisation, Work and Employment at the University of Central Lancashire's Business School. Dr Ashman studied the experiences of envoys, or tellers as they are also called, across the public and private sectors for Acas.

Acas Training

Acas Training video Training and Business Solutions

Acas trains nearly 30,000 delegates a year on a range of workplace topics including the latest changes in employment law. Hear from Acas trainers in our short video on how we help improve workplaces.

Call 0300 123 1150 for more information about Acas training courses.

YouTube

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