Webinars

Acas experts run regular webinars on employment law topics and employment relations.

They're free to join, you just need to register in advance. Spaces are limited.

You can ask our experts questions during the webinar.

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Sickness absence: supporting your staff

This webinar looks at how employers can effectively manage sickness and the return to work process. It will cover:

  • different types of absence
  • how to support employees at work to help reduce absence
  • how to support staff during absence
  • long covid
  • how to put in place and maintain a successful return to work

Register now for 'Sickness absence: supporting your staff'

Inclusive workplaces: making changes to better support neurodiversity

This webinar is for employers wanting to learn more about neurodiversity and inclusivity at work. It will cover:

  • supporting and managing neurodivergent staff
  • reasonable adjustments
  • making your recruitment process more accessible
  • creating an inclusive environment

Register now for 'Inclusive workplaces: Making changes to better support neurodiversity'

Thursday 14 March 2024, 2pm to 3pm

Let's talk about menopause at work

For employers and HR managers, this webinar discusses the importance of supporting those experiencing the menopause. It includes:

  • what the menopause is and who it affects
  • how it can affect people at work
  • legal responsibilities for employers
  • how organisations and managers can support staff
  • case studies of people's experiences

Register now for 'Let's talk about menopause at work'

Wednesday 20 March 2024, 10am to 11am

Flexible working requests: a case study and the law

In this webinar, we will look at the latest legislation changes affecting flexible working requests. It will cover:

  • an overview of the law 
  • the Acas Code of Practice
  • examples of flexible working
  • rights and responsibilities of employers and employees

Register now for 'Flexible working requests: a case study and the law'

Thursday 21 March 2024, 10am to 10:30am

Investigations and disciplinaries – how to manage and disclose information

This webinar is designed for small and medium-sized businesses. It will cover:

  • what information an employer should give to someone being investigated
  • when to retain investigation records
  • whether witnesses can stay anonymous
  • what to include in a letter inviting someone to a disciplinary meeting
  • the role of a companion in a disciplinary hearing

Register now for 'Investigations and disciplinaries – how to manage and disclose information'

Wednesday 21 February 2024, 2pm to 2:30pm (full)

We'll be releasing more dates for this webinar soon.

Disciplinary procedures – dealing with the unexpected

This webinar is designed for small and medium-sized businesses. We'll explore what employers can do when a disciplinary procedure is disrupted. It will cover:

  • the process of a fair and reasonable disciplinary procedure
  • what to consider when an employee is off sick during a disciplinary procedure
  • how to deal with a grievance that's raised during a disciplinary procedure
  • steps to take when an employee is absent from a disciplinary procedure

Register now for 'Disciplinary procedures – dealing with the unexpected'

Thursday 29 February 2024, 2pm to 3pm (full)

We'll be releasing more dates for this webinar soon.

Managing a fair disciplinary procedure

For HR professionals and line managers, this webinar covers how to manage a fair disciplinary process. It will cover:

  • when to consider an informal approach
  • carrying out investigations
  • disciplinary hearings
  • the employee's right to be accompanied
  • appeals

Register now for 'Managing a fair disciplinary procedure'

We'll be releasing more dates for this webinar soon.

Business support: managing in difficult times

This webinar looks at how employers can support their staff during the cost of living crisis. It will cover:

  • the challenges employees may be facing
  • why employee financial wellbeing matters and its effect on mental health
  • how supporting employees can benefit your organisation
  • steps employers can take, for example creating a financial wellbeing policy
  • flexibility and legal considerations
  • things to consider if employees take a second job

Register now for 'Business support: managing in difficult times'

We'll be releasing more dates for this webinar soon.

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