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Think before sending out a mass email

And then suddenly my third week at CEDR comes to a close which means I have almost been here for a month. This week was all about the Observership programme. CEDR Solve has a programme through which recently accredited mediators have the opportunity to observe a real-life mediation with a CEDR mediator, obviously with consent […]

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Blindingly Optimistic

Blindingly Optimistic

By Daniel Kershen, CEDR Foundation Project Co-ordinator Research this weekend has revealed the reason behind the human proclivity of remaining positive, even in the face of grave adversity reports the BBC.  It turns out that “laughing in the face of danger” is not necessarily down to bravery or courage, but rather a propensity for the […]

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How should press complaints be mediated?

How should press complaints be mediated?

by Andy Rogers, Associate Director and Mediator, CEDR In the wake of the News of The World ‘phone hacking’ scandal at the end of last week and in defence of itself in the face of criticism from political leaders in Westminster, the UK’s Press Complaints Commission (PCC) cited the fact that it had successfully mediated […]

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The legacy of Columbo for Mediators

The legacy of Columbo for Mediators

Graham Massie, CEDR Director of Consultancy, commenting on the recent passing of the actor Peter Falk, who played the popular TV Detective, Columbo. So farewell Peter Falk, and thank you. For demonstrating that a sharp mind doesn’t need a sharp suit – sometimes a trusted raincoat will do. For revealing the power of the friendly […]

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Pensive about pensions

Pensive about pensions

By Daniel Kershen, CEDR Foundation Co-ordinator The front cover of July’s issue of Public Servant magazine shows Francis Maude, Cabinet Office Minister, asking us the reader the question; why strike now?  He is of course referring to the potential upcoming strikes regarding public sector pensions and the government’s plans for reform.  He describes how “current […]

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