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A report from the 2015 edition of the CMC Annual Conference

The 2015 edition of the Civil Mediation Council Annual Conference was headlined by the day’s topic of “Mediation: Meeting Participants’ Expectations?” Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury started the day by reminding everyone that in spite of mediation’s relatively recent rising in popularity, this method of dispute resolution has, in fact, been around since the Middle Ages, […]

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A Question for Business: What does winning really look like?

We all know how good it feels to win. When we beat a personal goal in a running race, close a business deal, or when the politician we voted for wins an election. Winning, whether a personal achievement or that of a beloved football team, sends a surge of adrenaline through our body and provides […]

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Mental Health and Workplace Conflict

In the run up to the BAFTAs I have been watching a lot of films lately – Birdman and Foxcatcher being the most recent two. Both films have extremely interesting plots and characters: Michael Keaton plays Riggan Thomas, a former movie star most famous for playing ‘Birdman’, who has written, directed and starred in his […]

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Busiest week of the year… for CEDR’s training team

“…how can we do it all?” Susanne Schuler, Assistant Director of Training, muses at one of our increasingly popular daily scrum meetings. So far this financial year we have managed 150 courses and projects in the UK and overseas – a  50% increase on last year.  This week alone, we have in-country training assignments in […]

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Organisations sign ADR Pledge

“Scores of household names now back this triumph of common sense” The Times (Edward Fennell) about the CPR 21st Century Corporate ADR Pledge, 14 November 2013  On Tuesday 12 November, CEDR launched with the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) of New York the CPR 21st Century Corporate ADR Pledge with a reception at BP’s […]

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