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Mediation

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  • Alternative methods of dispute resolution

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    Updated to include information on Chard v Trowbridge Office Cleaning Services Ltd, concerning a mistake on the early conciliation certificate.

  • XpertHR workplace conflict survey 2015: management and mediation

    Date:
    21 September 2015
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    The second part of our investigation into workplace conflict outside the formal discipline and grievance arena looks at the techniques and tools employers use to manage it. It also contains some findings on the use of Acas's early conciliation scheme.

  • Mediation

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Good practice guidance discussing the benefits of using mediation to resolve workplace disputes, the situations that are suitable for mediation, the principles of mediation and how to set up a mediation initiative in the workplace.

  • Mediation

    Type:
    Employment glossary

    Definition from the XpertHR glossary.

  • How to avoid a dispute escalating into industrial action

    Type:
    How to

    Practical guidance on avoiding a dispute escalating into industrial action, including understanding when a strike or other action is lawful; negotiating with a trade union; mediation and arbitration; and obtaining an injunction.

  • Can an employer ask a claimant who has brought an employment tribunal claim against it to take part in mediation?

    Type:
    FAQs

  • Mediation policy

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model mediation policy, which deals with the relationship with disciplinary and grievance procedures, when mediation may be used, appointing a mediator, mediation agreements, settlement agreements and confidentiality.

  • Mediation agreement

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model mediation agreement, which deals with the parties, the dispute, the mediation, the mediator, other participants, confidentiality, privelege, settlement, costs of the mediation, and law and jurisidiction.

  • Mediation contract clause

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model contract clause to give the option for workplace disputes that arise, such as under a disciplinary or grievance procedure, to be resolved through mediation.

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