With organisations and claimants often waiting months and years for an outcome at an employment tribunal, judicial mediation could help both parties reach a settlement much sooner than they would if their case progresses to a final hearing. Alan Lewis highlights some of the benefits.
Just because a high proportion of employees are away from the office does not mean conflict has disappeared - in some ways it has become more complex, and HR teams are calling in independent mediators and investigators for support. Personnel Today spoke to a team of investigators about navigating employee grievances remotely.
Updated to reflect the increase in the length of the prescribed period for conciliation via Acas in the early conciliation procedure, effective from 1 December 2020.
Updated to include information on the findings of the CEDR 2018 mediation audit.
Revised to reflect current practice around mediation and to take account of the General Data Protection Regulation, in force from 25 May 2018, including its impact on the law relating to this document.
Revised to reflect current practice around mediation.
Revised to reflect current practice around mediation and to highlight the impact of the General Data Protection Regulation, in force from 25 May 2018, on the document.
We discuss mediation in the workplace and the benefits it can offer your organisation.
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.
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HR and legal information and guidance relating to mediation.
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