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Reflections on the Causes and Approaches to Workplace Conflict.

October 5th, 2016

  Over a year ago I did some analysis of the mediation and conflict resolution work that I have been involved in for a number of years. Sine then it has been a busy time with much change. In April I acquired and existing mediation services business… Read more »

Interview with Liz Hine

September 10th, 2016

How do you measure success? As a mediator, it is important to me that participants can fully participate in the process, have their say, and hear the other person’s perspective.  It is not necessary that they agree, but it is important that they have increased understanding; both… Read more »

Interview with John Drowley

August 17th, 2016

How did you get started? In 1990 I was invited to join the board of Bristol Mediation, a community mediation service working with neighbours in dispute.  I trained as a community mediator and quickly realised that mediation in the workplace too would be a good idea!  Mediation… Read more »

Mock mediation: Q & A and learning

June 24th, 2016

Questions and learning from our mock mediation session on 25 May 2016 Thank you to those who attended our launch event on 25th May and for the great audience participation in our live mock mediation. We were delighted by the positive feedback that we received as well… Read more »

My lightbulb moment!

April 6th, 2016

I remember my business partner saying to me that it was her “lightbulb moment” when she trained to become a workplace mediator and left the corporate legal world behind her. I am not sure at the time that I really knew what she meant. However, after encouraging… Read more »

A New Chapter for Mediation at Work

April 6th, 2016

  Having signed on the dotted line and completed all of the legalities I am immensely proud to now be able to call myself Operations Director of Mediation at Work. It’s an exciting time for me and Alison Love, newly appointed Managing Director of the company, as… Read more »

Mindfulness and Mediation Part 1

October 21st, 2015

I have been becoming increasingly interested in mindfulness recently. This comes from a number of sources. Firstly, it is difficult to pick up a newspaper or read any HR press without there being some reference to it’s positive impact on employees and the number of books and… Read more »

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