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No Tribunal Fees? – It still pays to mediate

When Employment Tribunal fees were introduced, with effect from 29 July 2013, there was an immediate drop in the number of claims made. Last month The Supreme Court has said that the law imposing fees prevents access to justice and is therefore unlawful. The Government will now stop charging fees and will reimburse the fees […]

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Ask a Negotiator: Felicity Steadman

In April 2017, CEDR launched its flagship negotiation training for individuals, Advanced Negotiation skills. In this Ask an Expert session, we spoke to Felicity Steadman, one of our lead negotiation trainers. Felicity is a full-time negotiator, mediator, facilitator and trainer in dispute resolution skills. She developed her negotiation experience over 25 years in extensive labour […]

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Sabotage the workplace, OSS Style ?

In my work on employment mediation, I have read a great number of articles and books on how to be a good employee or manager, how to improve productivity in the workplace, or the well-being of staff, which seems to have been a recurring topic for the past few decades. Yet yesterday, I stumbled upon […]

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Let’s fly away to unlimited paid leave

After a hurried rush to find misplaced passports, the final packing frenzy, and the disaster that is finding airport parking, I’ve made it. I’m at the airport, standing in line, and I notice some poor soul who has already announced his status as a tourist with his prominent shorts, socks, and sandals. I get on […]

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Podcast with leading employment mediator

You are invited to download a conversation between mediators Frances Maynard and Eileen Carroll QC (Hon) on the occasion of Frances’ change of career from full-time mediator to CEDR Mediator Emeritus. The interview touches on Frances’ experience and on how she has become one of the most respected mediators in the city and banking industry, in […]

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