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Representation at work: how Acas can help

Representation at work We can visit your organisation to help you understand what needs to be done to address a range of issues related to representation and then work with you to develop practical solutions.

We can work with you to:

  • review the effectiveness of any existing group or committee
  • help establish new consultative, health and safety, or collective bargaining forums
  • implement partnership working
  • facilitate problem-solving groups
  • conciliate in trade union recognition claims.

We can provide training on:

  • committee effectiveness
  • employee representative skills
  • negotiating skills.

Find out more

View Acas case studies:

pdf icon Chichester College: reducing stress in the workplace [116kb]

pdf icon Wirral University Teaching Hospital: implementing a new shift system [60kb]

pdf icon Equipment manufacturing organisation: Seeking the views of employees to take the business forward [79kb]

pdf icon Engineering and manufacturing: Building relationships between trade union officers and the Human Resource team [78kb]

pdf icon A workplace project at Essex Ambulance Service NHS Trust: Improving consultation and working patterns (2005) [121kb]

Acas Customer Services - let us know how we can help

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To let us know your organisation's business solutions, training or dispute resolution needs, get in touch with our customer services team by completing our online customer contact form or calling 0300 123 1150.

Note that the customer services team cannot answer helpline related queries or advice. If you require employment-related advice, visit Helpline Online.


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Solving problems in the workplace video

Employers from a range of industries engage with Acas to help bring about lasting improvements in employment relations and productivity. Hear from Acas advisers Rich and Sarah on some of the techniques they use.