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Organisational mediation: Weeding out conflict

Still too often, organisational conflict looks like “business as usual”. From differences between colleagues to boardroom fallouts, teams that should collaborate sometimes turn into “intense corporate warzones” as Fiona Colquhoun, CEDR Director and mediator defined it at yesterday’s workshop on Organisational Mediation. Chaired by Fiona Colquhoun, five experts – Emilie Cole, Partner at Bindmans; Scott Maynard, […]

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The third edition of “International Mediation: Breaking Business Deadlock”

This Monday evening, CEDR launched the 3rd edition of ‘International Mediation: Breaking Business Deadlock’ by Eileen Carroll QC (Hon) and Dr Karl Mackie CBE. We believe this update – a decade since the last edition – with useful guidance on how to prepare for an international mediation. General Counsels and Law Firm Partners gathered at […]

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Bridge over walls

Are women selling themselves short in the workplace? 5 tips for negotiating what you deserve.

By Liz Rivers Negotiation is something professional women do every day and you probably think you’re pretty good at it. I’ll bet you’re great at representing your clients, team or organisation – pulling out all the stops to make sure they get what they deserve. But when it comes to your own interests, are you […]

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Model Employment Mediation Clauses and Mediation in Employment Policies

To help organisations understand how mediation can be applied and developed, amongst the many dispute resolution processes that exist, we have updated our employment model documents to offer up-to-date contract clauses and guidance for best practice. In 2006 after intensive work with workplace and employment mediators CEDR launched the first edition of our model clauses […]

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Managing conflict whilst teaching conflict management skills

“Tracey, you are not listening to me; I have told that you that I do not want to role-play!” These were the words that were being shouted at me by a very cross looking participant (eyes narrowed, pursed lips and red faced) whilst I was setting up an exercise for a simulated mediation on a […]

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