Mediation in the workplace
Qualified, accredited and experienced Mediators conduct voluntary and confidential mediations within a variety of workplaces. Our processes are tailored to the needs of the circumstance and your business. We react quickly and in a cost effective way. Our objective is to assist find a solution to the issue and to leave the organisation in a state of greater resilience to be able to deal with future conflict as it arises.
Our work in mediation involves facilitating discussions between two or more parties who have a disagreement; usually involving a workplace-related issue. Or it can be about other issues like a dispute over wills and estates. The aim of the process is to arrive at a result which is acceptable to all parties and to avoid the time and expense associated with going to court.
This process is complex and requires a skilled and experienced practitioner with national accreditation. Some of the issues we have mediated previously are common such as:
Difficulties with a return to work circumstance
Bullying and harassment
Leadership or cultural problems
Disputes with contracts either internal or external.
You may well ask, 'does workplace mediation work?' Statistics from the Resolution institute indicate that mediation will result in a positive outcome in more than 70% of the time. Professional Mediation reports reaching an agreement in around 90% of cases.