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Syria: Mediating for Peace

Syria: Mediating for Peace

By Andrew Fiddy, Project Coordinator, Skills Solutions The power of interest-based negotiation should not be underestimated in the resolution of conflict in Syria.  UN-Arab League Joint Special Envoy Kofi Annan has once again touched down in Damascus to hold cease-fire talks with President Bashar al-Assad. The escalating violence within Syria that has left many dead […]

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How to best resolve disputes in the workplace

How to best resolve disputes in the workplace

by Tracey Fox, Workplace Mediation Faculty and Andrew Fiddy, Skills Project Coordinator, CEDR According to the latest Employee Outlook study conducted the CIPD (May 2012), published by The Daily Telegraph, 80% of managers think their staff are either ‘satisfied’ or ‘very satisfied’ with them as a manager – but only 58% of workers say that […]

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Looking back one year: wilful blindness and the Leveson Inquiry

Looking back one year: wilful blindness and the Leveson Inquiry

By Daniel Kershen, CEDR Foundation project Co-ordinator, and Andy Rogers, Associate Director of Communications It’s 11 months since the Prime Minister, David Cameron, first announced there would be a public inquiry into the phone hacking scandal. Its interesting to reflect upon this once you consider that the Prime Minister was himself summoned to given evidence […]

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Workplace Mediation under the microscope

Workplace Mediation under the microscope

By Fiona Colquhoun, Director, and Daniel Kershen, Foundation Co-ordinator, CEDR Personnel Today, 23rd May 2011, reports on the findings of a conflict management survey, (XpertHR) describing how half of the organisations surveyed have adapted their conflict resolution strategies to include mediation.  This is positive news for long term mediation campaigners such as CEDR.  The survey […]

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Evolving to meet the needs of law firms

Evolving to meet the needs of law firms

by John Munton, Practice Manager, CEDR Solve I have just written to 4,000 lawyers to inform them of some important changes that are taking place at CEDR Solve. I am CEDR Solve’s first Practice Manager of Alternative Dispute Resolution Services. My role is to ensure that we meet the needs of law firms and business […]

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