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Acas

Acas provides free and impartial information and advice to employers and employees on all aspects of workplace relations and employment law.

Specialities: Employment relations, Employment law, conflict resolution
Area Served: Bristol, BANES, North Somerset, South Glos

Acas provides free and impartial information and advice to employers and employees on all aspects of workplace relations and employment law. They can help resolve workplace problems in a number of ways including: 

  • Practical guidance to help employers and statutory Codes of Practice.
  • A wide range of public training courses, which attracted over 30,000 delegates last year and have a satisfaction rating of 97%.
  • Tailored in-company training courses and employer network forums, plus free online training modules.
  • Diagnostic tools to allow employers to identify how effective their managers are and which policies to review to increase productivity.
  • Free, impartial advice for employers, employees and representatives through their helpline and helpline online.
  • Where more complex issues arise Acas offers in-depth projects to assist businesses and their employees reach a lasting solution.
  • Resolving disputes – through mediation at any time, through conciliation to help avoid an Employment Tribunal hearing and collective conciliation to resolve problems that could lead to industrial action. 

Acas have regional offices across the country including one in central Bristol.

Services

Training
Acas Learning OnLine

Acas offers free online training on a range of work-related issues including handling redundancy, managing people, discipline and grievance and much more.

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Acas guidance on redundancy handling’

To help employers manage in these tough times, Acas has a range of information and resources including two new guides.

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Help For Small Firms - Acas Guides

You may be a small firm new to hiring and managing people or have your first employees and want to improve your knowledge. Acas hs compiled a series of step-by-step guides, so you can build your know-...

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Free HR templates for hiring staff

Acas has compiled a comprehensive range of free templates to assist with the hiring process including letters, forms and checklists to help save you time and access information quickly.

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Free HR templates for managing staff

Acas has compiled a comprehensive range of downloadable templates to help you get the most out of people management.

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Free HR templates for staff discipline

You may be new to managing staff or looking to brush up on your knowledge. Acas has compiled a series of templates including letters, forms and checklists to save you time and help you manage informa...

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Training
Training courses

Acas training is designed to provide value for all business types and sizes. From small business owners or managers without a dedicated HR department to the larger employer who would like to bring the...

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Acas Model Workplace tool

The Acas Model Workplace helps you to check how good your organisation is at people management - from recruitment to performance management.

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Acas - Age Audit Tool

Acas has designed a survey tool to help assess employee attitudes toward age in your organisation.

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Acas Productivity tool

The Acas productivity tool has been designed to help you to get the best out of your staff and managers.

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Acas Equality & Diversity Advisory Service

Acas can help you with developing and improving your Equality and Diversity policies and procedures.

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Acas Employee Feedback Survey

Identify and measure the critical people issues that are affecting your organisation's performance and find out if you are seen as an employer of choice. with the Acas Employee Feedback Survey.

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New to HR - Acas resources

If you're new to Human Resources, whether working as an HR assistant in a large organisation or managing staff in a small business, Acas can help you in your role.

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Acas Business Solutions

Acas offers a range of business solutions to address work-related problems. They can work with you to review your policies and procedures in line with legislative changes, improve staff communications...

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