Jim KerrSenior Advisor/Conciliator
Jim has wide experience and expertise in mediation/conciliation throughout the various sectors of the UK economy. He has trained groups of managers, employees and their representatives in conflict resolution, negotiating skills, communications and consultation, employee involvement and joint problem solving.
He particularly enjoys meeting with management and employee representatives to help them work more effectively together.
In the East Midlands region, Jim has additional responsibility for job evaluation and employee feedback surveys.
Between 2006 and 2008 he was involved with European Union projects in Romania and Bulgaria. There he facilitated the training and discussions between delegates from employers' organisations and trade union confederations.
Jim is responsible for Northamptonshire, Southern and Eastern Lincolnshire and Southern Leicestershire.
"Thank you for the training you have delivered today. The feedback I have had has been very, very positive and I think it is fair to say the whole team has benefited."
( Managing Director, Design & Manufacturing company - Training in Performance Management, Appraisals, Discipline and Grievance, Conducting Investigations )
"I particularly enjoyed the combination of presenter input and the interactive material. I will look to use this experience to help ensure consistency across our organisation."
(Director of Corporate Services, Public Sector - Training in 'Conducting Investigations)
"Many many thanks for today. The interaction was great and you chose a very interesting brief."
(Chair of Human Resources Practitioners meeting - Acas services, including mediation and working relationships)
"Your participation in the training day really helped to make it a successful day.
Thank you very much indeed."
(Deputy General Secretary, Educational Association - 'Handling Difficult Situations')
"Thank you once again for your hard work and expertise."
(Trade Union Officer - Chairing a joint working group to 'Improve discipline, grievance and performance management practices')
If you would like Jim Kerr to visit your business and talk you through how Acas can help then please contact our customer services team on 0300 123 1150 or complete our Customer contact form and they'll be in touch.