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Regional mediation pilot schemes up and running as part of employment tribunal reforms – HR Magazine

By David Woods The latest steps in reforms to the employment tribunal system were unveiled by Employment Relations Minister Norman Lamb (pictured) yesterday, with the appointment of the Regional Mediation Network pilot scheme provider. Consensio, a member of the Civil Mediation Council, is to develop and provide a comprehensive mediation-training package for a group of […]

Category: HR Magazine | Thursday 21 June 2012 | Author: Hannah King
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BIS gives dispute resolution pilot deals to Consensio – Recruiter Magazine

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has awarded its two regional mediation pilot schemes targeting small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) to mediation and conflict management provider Consensio. The year-long pilot will see the company train employees from 48 SMEs in either the Cambridge or the Manchester areas – the two regions involved in […]

Category: Recruiter Magazine | Wednesday 20 June 2012 | Author: Anna Shields
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Why Mediation Matters – Personnel Today

The Government’s “employer’s charter” seeks to reform the way that employers handle workplace disputes and to reduce the number of tribunals. Tania Coke, senior mediation consultant at workplace mediation specialists Consensio, considers how mediation can help resolve conflict by addressing emotional issues. Conflict affects us at many levels. It evokes strong emotions, such as fear, guilt and […]

Category: Personnel Today | Friday 11 May 2012 | Author: Tania Coke
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Boost participative leadership, employee empowerment and engagement – Recruiter Magazine

There is a strong argument in favour of mediation as a means of handling workplace conflict because of the obvious cost-savings and the fact that mediation can bypass the need for lengthy formal processes and significantly reduce human stress and suffering in the process. These are genuine and important considerations but there is another driver […]

Category: Recruiter Magazine | Wednesday 2 May 2012 | Author: Tania Coke
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In praise of mediation: keeping the peace in the workplace – The Guardian

A government consultation has concluded that the benefits of resolving disputes through mediation are not only financial Public sector organisations are increasingly looking towards mediation as an alternative to traditional processes such as grievances, investigations and employment tribunals. A Consensio survey into how and why the public sector is using mediation has shed light on […]

Category: The Guardian | Friday 2 March 2012 | Author: Tania Coke
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