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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Dealing with conflict: Advice from a workplace mediator

In the 1950s, Winston Churchill famously professed to prefer jaw jaw to war war. It’s a sentiment that is as true today as it ever has been, and certainly not restricted to the field of international diplomacy but valid in almost every aspect of our personal and professional lives. From the shop floor to the […]

Category: Small Business | Tuesday 14 November 2017 | Author: Anna Shields
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Why training as a workplace mediator could change your life….

Training Zone recently published an article by one of our clients, Mark Clements, who is Regional Head of HR for UK, Ireland, Central & Eastern Europe at Sony Europe title titled Introducing Workplace Mediation at Sony. Mark trained as a mediator five years ago, and in the article Mark describes how “becoming a workplace mediator was […]

Category: Blog | Monday 30 October 2017 | Author: Alex Efthymiades
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Introducing workplace mediation at Sony

by Mark Clements, Sony Europe Limited. Becoming a workplace mediator was a life-changing experience for me, both on a professional and personal level. This wasn’t what I expected before I attended the accredited mediation course. Given my numerous years in HR, I assumed that I would simply be enhancing an existing skillset. Yet contrary to […]

Category: Training Zone | Friday 27 October 2017 | Author: Hannah King
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Never lose a row ever again. . .

Take the Daily Mail’s quiz to see if you’re a ‘teddy’ or a ‘turtle’ in an argument and how to come out on top   Everyone’s raving about a new restaurant — but an hour before your reservation, your husband rings to say he’s working late. You’re furious. So do you demand he change his […]

Category: Daily Mail | Monday 25 September 2017 | Author: Anna Shields
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