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5 Negotiation Points from The Great British Bake Off rights deal

It’s been all over the UK news. The Great British Bake Off – one of the biggest shows on the BBC – has been sold by its production company, Love Productions, to Channel 4 for a rumoured £75 Million pound, three-year deal. The news came as a shock to many viewers for a number of […]

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Staking our future on Inquiries

It seems that a fresh wave of inquiries will be hitting the headlines soon, in the wake of yet more scandals and controversies.   Issues ranging from expansion at Heathrow, the BBC’s handling of Newsnight’s Jimmy Savile investigation, and even the Libor rate are now the subject of inquiries. As with any inquiry, challenging conversations and […]

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Consult Max:  What path for the UK when it comes to devolution?

Consult Max: What path for the UK when it comes to devolution?

 By Daniel Kershen, CEDR Foundation project Co-ordinator Whilst political debate has its place in the decision making process, an issue this important to the British public, with this much historical relevance may need to be discussed more expansively than just through a written consultation.  Having the solution to an issue that will affect such a […]

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Hacking at Justice

Hacking at Justice

By Dr Karl Mackie CBE, Mediator and Chief Executive, CEDR Yesterday British Prime Minister, David Cameron, announced the launch of a Public Inquiry into the phone hacking scandal that has engulfed News Corp, having already claimed one sizeable scalp in a national newspaper; the News of the World. The Inquiry is however not going to […]

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How to see the blind-spot in negotiations

How to see the blind-spot in negotiations

by Andy Rogers, Associate Director and Mediator, CEDR As mediators we are all too familiar with the point in our negotiations where one or both parties find it impossible make a deal because they either cannot see the weaknesses in their own case or conversely cannot appreciate the strengths of their opponent’s position.  Trying to […]

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