Being a mediator is a fantastic career. It combines the challenges of working with people at their worst and a wonderful sense of achievement when you help them reach their best. It requires high levels of commitment, professionalism development and business nous.
In a highly competitive market place, it is possible to distinguish yourself and begin growing your business. We are here to support and to share our experience and expertise.
“When setting up my mediation practice Steve Hindmarsh Ltd helped me commercialise my workplace mediation service. This included key advice on pricing structure, client relationship management and gaining repeat business. I found this invaluable to the on-going success and growth of my business. Highly Recommended.”
James Cull, MD and Principal Mediator – Decisive Mediation
“As a mediator, aspiring to start my own business, I have found the Mediator Business Development Service very useful. Steve has provided me with some very useful information and contacts and I know he is at the end of the phone should I need any further advice or assistance.”
Civil & Commercial Mediator
The UK has an increasing appetite for mediation and dispute resolution. Significant reform is placing mediation front and centre in all aspects of life and creating new markets each year.
Practical support will help you
- Step out there with confidence
- Find and secure cases
- Identify income streams and markets
- Engage and build relationships with referrers
- Maintain and strengthen your income streams
- Raise your profile and distinguish yourself from mediator competition
- Develop and grow your business.
The Government is deeply committed to the efficiencies and potential that mediation offers and is working hard to counter the waste, damage and expense associated with adversarial ways of tackling disputes and conflicts. Businesses and workplaces are eventually catching onto the effectiveness of mediation and stats for mediation are rising year on year.
Taking on your first clients and mediating your first cases can be both an exciting and worrying experience. Our advice can help you strengthen the very first client relationships that you build; helping you come across as credible at first contact.