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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New Year’s “Conflict Resolutions”

Today is the day that many of us reflect on the year we’ve had, and based on those reflections, we make resolutions for the New Year. They may be the same resolutions we make every year, such as the need to exercise more, maintain a better work-life balance, or travel to that unusual destination we’ve […]

Category: Blog | Thursday 31 December 2015 | Author: Alex Efthymiades
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Workplace Conflict: Is the workplace itself part of the problem?

We recently received a very interesting infographic from the University of Southern California (USC) on the psychology of different office spaces. We know that workplace stress can have long-lasting negative consequences on employees. Long hours, unrealistic demands, and looming layoffs can lead to personal health problems in addition to increased workplace conflict. However, these problems […]

Category: Blog | Thursday 17 December 2015 | Author: Alex Efthymiades
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The Rush to Find a Solution to a Conflict Situation

Last week, we delivered a 2-day mediation skills course to very senior managers at a well-known organisation in London. It was a great course, with delegates who were intelligent, self-reflective, engaged and willing to learn new skills that will help them to resolve workplace conflict situations more effectively in the future. What strikes me when […]

Category: Blog | Thursday 26 November 2015 | Author: Alex Efthymiades
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