Blog: The real costs of conflicts in the workplace and cost-effective solutions

My third blog in the series about mediation was always going to be about conflict in the workplace – and where mediation fits in as a solution to such conflicts. And then, as if by magic, ACAS releases a fascinating report called ‘Estimating the costs of workplace conflict’  and it practically wrote my blog for me.…
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Blog: Why mediate? A view on the many benefits of mediating workplace disputes

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Following on from my earlier mediation blog, this time I looks at different types of mediation, their many benefits and possible outcomes. Mediation sits between negotiation at one end and litigation at the other end of the ‘dispute resolution spectrum’. My previous blog explained that mediation came to my attention initially as a means of…
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Blog: Is mediation at odds with being an employment lawyer?

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Rather like Luke, I have been on something of a journey over the past year. Whereas Luke’s route has been into executive coaching, mine has been into the fascinating world of workplace mediation. I have long-harboured an interest in mediation.  Does that sound rather contradictory coming from a lawyer who specialises in litigation?  I have always…
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