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West Midlands partnerships, HR and Trade Union network groups

Acas West Midlands works with a variety of organisations, and some of the regional partnerships and information on each is available below.

West Midlands Employment Relations Forum (WMERF)

The WMERF works to promote business success and service excellence through improved employment and workplace relations. To join the WMERF contact

Coming of Age Partnership

The Coming of Age Partnership works to remove age barriers, create employment opportunities for all sectors and communities and to help provide local business in the West Midlands with a real and sustainable competitive advantage. 

Black Country Asian Business Association (BCABA) and the Institute of Asian Businesses (IAB)

The BCABA and IAB promote business success and improved employment relations through sharing good practice. Further information is available from the Black Country Asian Business Association and Institute of Asian Businesses websites.


Acas West Midlands works with Swanswell which is a national alcohol and drug charity that helps people change and be happy. They believe in a society free from problem alcohol and drug use. Further information is available from the Swanswell - Alcohol, Drug and Support Services website.

Network groups

We hold quarterly Trade Union meetings, contact for more information.

We also have HR groups based in:

  • Coventry
  • Birmingham
  • Stoke on Trent.

Contact for more information.

Diversity network group

As equalities legislation is strengthened through the Equality Act and demographics change, the need to 'mainstream' equality and diversity becomes even more central to how your organisation operates.

Should you be an Equality Practitioner or have an interest in the subject then come along to our Diversity network group.

Contact for more information.