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Acas East Midlands works with employers of all sizes across the region, from Derbyshire across to the Lincolnshire coast, and Chesterfield down to Northampton.

Our aim is to resolve disputes and improve organisation performance by providing practical expert advice and training.

Our advisors will discuss issues with you over the phone or come to visit you. Please get in touch.

Louise Lenton, East Midlands Area Director


Acas East Midlands Forums


Nurseries, Schools, Colleges, Universities and their Colleagues

In partnership with Stone King LLP, recognised as a leading firm in the Education Sector, Acas has launched the ACAS EDUCATION FORUM.

The Forum is primarily aimed at HR and School, FE and HE Business Managers, but also individuals and organisations who share our passion for exploring innovative ways to bridge the gap between education and the realities of the modern workplace.

The Forum provides the opportunity for like-minded professionals to learn and share in an open, honest environment and we invite you to join our members for collaboration and proactive learning.

Meetings and seminars will be held termly and on subjects of common interest.

Membership is free and members are given priority places for events.

To register your interest, please contact
Kenneth Bamford:
and cc to: Surinder Dhillon:

Equality and Diversity Forum

Acas East Midlands chairs and co-ordinates an Equality & Diversity Forum. Membership comprises of E&D Managers and professionals from business across the East Midlands. The forum discusses and showcases relevant topics promoting equalities and better employer relations.

Acas East Midlands Employment Relations Forum

Hear from a range of experts, share good practice and concerns about current issues, and help to influence relevant policy developments.

The Steering Group is made up of area representatives of the CBI, the TUC, the Engineering Employers Federation, CIPD and Nottingham Business School as well as Acas and HR professionals from the private and public sectors.

Annual membership is £75 (no VAT is payable). For details of how to join the Forum please contact Anne Brennan by email on

Further information is available from the pdf icon EMERF - Acas East Midlands Employment Relations Forum flyer [45kb]


Our Other Services:


We run authoritative training courses for small business and larger organisations - browse Acas East Midlands training.

Want training more aligned to your needs? For more specific requirements we can customise training sessions to run in-house. We also work closely with organisations to assess their current situation and give recommendations on improvements that will increase efficiency.


You can discuss any workplace issues with an adviser who can give advice and guidance over the phone or visit you at your workplace.

Keep in Touch

Our monthly newsletter will provide you with regular updates on changes to employment law, local events, and top tips based on new guidance we release.

Follow us on social media - @acaseastmids for regular updates and guidance or via our Twitter channel.

Get Support

From our case studies page or view further details of Acas Workshops, projects and business solutions.


Where to find the Acas East Midlands regional office