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Latest updates on emerging trends, issues and concerns within mediation. We will be taking a more campaigning stance on quality and standards across mediation.

In confidence! Revise your mediation agreements – Farm Assist (2) v DEFRA.

17th July 2009

The Civil Mediation Council has issued guidance on revision of confidentiality clauses after mediator privilege was waived. See the link below which has links to further extensive articles.

Workplace Mediation Research

30th June 2009

In a recent news item on standards and regulation within the mediation sector, we commented on the lack of research within workplace mediation.

Steve Hindmarsh Ltd secure Civil Mediation Council Registration

1st April 2009

The Civil Mediation Council launched its Workplace Mediation Registration Scheme on the 31st of March 2009. Steve Hindmarsh Ltd was one of the first companies to register.

Should I Stay or Should I Proceed Now: ADR clauses in the news again (Balfour Beatty v Modus Corovest).

26th February 2009

Mediation clauses are under scrutiny again. The push for courts to stay proceedings for ADR brings attention to the careful drafting of mediation clauses and agreements.

LSC Funds More Family Mediators

26th February 2009

The Legal Services Commission has awarded 14 mediation services a total of £100,000 to train new family mediators.

CIPD & HSE Survey Stresses Line Manager Conflict Management

19th February 2009

Funded by HSE and IIP, the CIPD´s 4 year research project explores the management behaviour needed to prevent and manage stress at work.

CMC Workplace Mediation – Regulation

30th January 2009

BERR & ACAS are looking to the Civil Mediation Council (CMC) to provide registration and accreditation of the employment and workplace mediation sectors.

Sir Michael Gibbons to speak at ACAS Wales Dispute Resolution Conference

30th January 2009

The conference will throw a spotlight on the endeavours of Michael Gibbons and others to restore the balance in favour of a flexible and simple framework. The conference is in Cardiff 27th March 2009.

Dame Hazel Genn on ADR

2nd January 2009

Dame Hazel Genn is a distinguished authority on civil justice and a leading researcher on the Government´s ADR initiatives.

Forty Percent Business Growth for Debt Firm using Mediation

2nd January 2009

A specialist debt recovery firm has shifted its focus away from litigation to mediation and says this has resulted in a 40 % increase in turnover.

Intercultural working – standards launched

26th November 2008

The National Centre for Languages (CiLT) launches the first ever National Occupational Standards for working with people from different countries or diverse cultures.

ACAS Revised Code of Practice locates mediation

10th November 2008

ACAS´s revised Code of Practice on Discipline and Grievance clearly sets mediation at an informal stage. The Code locates mediation as a pre-formal stage and does not cover the process procedurally as guidelines.

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