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Latest mediation statistics - good news or bad news?

The release a couple of weeks ago by CEDR of the results of their most recent Audit of the mediation market passed by with relatively little fanfare.

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The Three Pillars of Conflict Resilience

Figures are often bandied around regarding the cost to business of workplace conflict. In the UK, the CBI put a figure on it of £33 billion.

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The Lord Rennard Dispute – 5 reasons why it makes an ideal case for mediation

The British media has been dominated over the past few days by the case of the Liberal Democrat former Chief Executive, Lord Rennard.

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Industry knowledge - Help or Hindrance for a Workplace Mediator?

This may seem like an odd question. My background in the oil and gas industry must be an advantage when I’m mediating in that sector, mustn’t it?

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Six More of the Best! More top online mediation resources

Back in February I published a blog entitled ‘Six of the Best’ where I picked out some of my favourite free online mediation resources.

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A year on - reflections after ‘giving up the day job’

It was almost exactly one year ago that I took up my virtual pen to write my first blog. I called it ‘Don’t give up the day job!’

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Six of the Best! Some top online mediation resources

Google the word mediation and you’ll be offered around 52 million results.

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Social Media conflict - a case for Social Mediation...?

I was struck by the recent High Court case widely reported in the press where Adrian Smith won his battle with his employer, Trafford Housing Trust

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Mediation in SME’s. What’s the problem? What’s the solution?

“This initiative will give small businesses in Manchester and Cambridge the opportunity to experience mediation and discover the benefits it can bring ...

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Don’t Give Up the Day Job!

‘Don’t give up the day job!’ That was the advice from more than one person when I floated the idea of leaving my comfy corporate job

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