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Our latest mediation case study from a Senior NHS Consultant

For people experiencing conflict with a colleague, work can be a very difficult place. “I want to share this story because, like many other people, workplace conflict was having a huge impact on me. I will even go so far as to say it was destroying my life. At times it felt like I was […]

Category: Blog | Thursday 11 January 2018 | Author: Anna Shields
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The Gardener, the Carpenter and… the Workplace Mediator?

What does a book by a developmental psychologist, who writes about the profound flaws in modern parenting, have in common with workplace mediation? Actually, quite a lot. I am a mother of young children who likes to read parenting books, and I am also a workplace mediator. Now that I have read “The Gardener and […]

Category: Blog | Wednesday 27 December 2017 | Author: Alex Efthymiades
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Why training as a workplace mediator could change your life….

Training Zone recently published an article by one of our clients, Mark Clements, who is Regional Head of HR for UK, Ireland, Central & Eastern Europe at Sony Europe title titled Introducing Workplace Mediation at Sony. Mark trained as a mediator five years ago, and in the article Mark describes how “becoming a workplace mediator was […]

Category: Blog | Monday 30 October 2017 | Author: Alex Efthymiades
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Drawing the line in line management

We often talk about the importance of training line managers in conflict resolution and mediation skills as they are the best ‘workplace mediators’ an organisation has. Line managers are close to the action and can deal with issues at work quickly and informally. Read our recent article in Training Zone which features UCLH and the conflict […]

Category: Blog | Wednesday 19 July 2017 | Author: Anna Shields
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Election Results: A Mediator’s View

British politics are based on the two-party system, a system which has benefits, but also risks. At worst, it can turn politics into a form of gladiatorial games and the recent electoral campaign tended in that direction. But given the immense challenges we face (specifically Brexit and terrorism), now is not the time to treat […]

Category: Blog | Friday 9 June 2017 | Author: Tania Coke
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