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How to break the cycle of stress and conflict in times of crisis

With exquisite timing, April is stress awareness month and the current COVID-19 global pandemic is potentially one of the most stressful situations many of us will ever face.  Stress can have a significant impact on us, both physically and mentally. It can also affect our thinking and behaviour, which makes us more likely to get […]

Category: HR Magazine | Thursday 23 April 2020 | Author: Anna Shields
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On election day I’ll be voting on values, not policies

What we most lack in politics is not good ideas or clever analysis. If anything can break the deadlock it will be the attitudes and values of our politicians, not their policies There is also extreme emotion, as the Brexit debate continues to rage in our homes and in parliament. And there are extremes of […]

Category: HR Magazine | Wednesday 4 December 2019 | Author: Tania Coke
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Conflict at work linked to mental health issues

Workplace conflict may be behind a rise in mental ill health among employees, research has suggested Conflict management and mediation provider Consensio surveyed 57 individuals who attended workplace mediation to establish the impact workplace conflict had on their physical and mental health and wellbeing. It found a significant link between unresolved workplace conflict and the […]

Category: HR Magazine | Thursday 9 May 2019 | Author: Alex Efthymiades
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Hung parliament sparks Brexit and worker rights uncertainty

EU leaders expressed fear that the result will delay Brexit talks A hung parliament election result has caused uncertainty over Brexit and those enhanced worker rights pledged by all major parties’ manifestos. The Conservatives look set to win 318 seats and Labour 261, meaning May is likely to have fewer seats than when she called […]

Category: HR Magazine | Friday 9 June 2017 | Author: Tania Coke
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Intergenerational conflict at work – A workplace mediator’s view – HR Magazine

The most common post-referendum comments I hear from those in the older generation who voted to leave is: “I’m doing it for your future.” Yet the child or grandchild responds: “But I voted remain.” Here lies the conundrum that I often see in my job as a workplace mediator; each party feels passionately that they […]

Category: HR Magazine | Monday 5 September 2016 | Author: Anna Shields
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