UK Mediation Journal

Speaking from the Soul in Mediation

I’ve recently become aware in myself of two very different voices. One I call my social voice. It is a respectable, adult voice, which justifies things on the basis of logic and social convention. It favours long words and buzz words and doesn’t mind a bit of jargon. The other voice, I call my personal […]

Category: UK Mediation Journal | Tuesday 14 August 2018 | Author: Tania Coke
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The ‘C word’

There seems to be a certain word in the English language that organisations avoid at all costs. This word is only mentioned by a few brave individuals in hushed whispers, like any other word that we perceive as a taboo. So what is it about this word, the C word, that makes it so difficult […]

Category: UK Mediation Journal | Friday 1 December 2017 | Author: Alex Efthymiades
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Rethinking politics: Lessons from workplace mediation and the arts

Witnessing British politics of late has been a stark reminder of the dangers of polarisation. In the EU referendum, an immensely complex issue was reduced to two choices: Remain or Leave. In the recent General Election, the entire political spectrum seemed to shrink to two political positions: Tory or Labour. Mediation theory tells us that […]

Category: UK Mediation Journal | Thursday 3 August 2017 | Author: Tania Coke
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Workplace Mediation Skills are Life Skills – UK Mediation Journal

When HR professionals or managers attend a workplace mediation course, their aim is generally clear: they want to learn the skills to formally resolve workplace conflict. However, by the end of the training course, most delegates tell us that the course was life changing, and that they will apply the new skills they learned across […]

Category: UK Mediation Journal | Saturday 6 June 2015 | Author: Anna Shields
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Implementing Mediation in the Workplace – UK Mediation Journal

By Sue Waldock The UK Mediation Journal spoke to Sue Waldock, Group HR Director for the Rank Group, about what attracted her to mediation, how she went about implementing it, and her experience since. The Rank Group is a retail and online gambling organisation with around 12,000 employees across the UK. How did you first […]

Category: UK Mediation Journal | Thursday 4 June 2015 | Author: Hannah King
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