Empathy and Conflict Resolution: Exciting Developments in Neuroscience

As workplace mediators, empathy is at the heart of our work. We were therefore very excited to be able to attend a conference this week at the British Academy in London which presented cutting-edge neuroscience research into how empathy can promote dialogue and understanding in conflict zones, with a particular focus on the Middle East. Empathy […]

Category: Blog | Thursday 10 March 2016 | Author: Anna Shields
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Mediation, Workplace Conflict and Brexit – Some unlikely parallels

Should we stay or should we go? You can’t open a newspaper or turn on the news this week without hearing about Brexit, and the various voices of the ‘remain’ or ‘leave’ camp. Don’t worry, at Consensio we are not about to voice our political views, because we are (of course) impartial workplace mediators! However, […]

Category: Blog | Thursday 25 February 2016 | Author: Macarena Mata
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Consensio’s mediation client event with Professor Elizabeth Stokoe

Last week, Consensio had the pleasure of hosting a client event with Professor Elizabeth Stokoe, Professor of Social Interaction at Loughborough University. Like most people, we didn’t realise that there was such a thing as a “conversation analyst” before we came across Professor Stokoe. But what she does is not only extremely interesting, but also […]

Category: Blog | Thursday 11 February 2016 | Author: Alex Efthymiades
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Decrease Sickness Absence with Workplace Mediation

It has been interesting to read the latest data published last week from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) which suggests a decrease in sickness absence in the NHS from September 2014 to September 2015. The data was supplied by Health Education England (where we have provided conflict resolution training and accredited mediation […]

Category: Blog | Thursday 28 January 2016 | Author: Alex Efthymiades
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Use Workplace Mediation Before Formal Process

In the past few years, we have seen a huge increase in the number of organisations that use workplace mediation to resolve organisational conflict. This is a very important and positive development cheap diflucan generic. However, too many organisations still offer mediation after rather than before a formal process has started. This is a situation […]

Category: Blog | Thursday 14 January 2016 | Author: Alex Efthymiades
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