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.
Updated to include information on Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd v Clark and others, concerning early conciliation requirements in relation to claims involving multiple claimants.
Updated to include information on the findings of the CEDR 2018 mediation audit.
A model mediation policy, which deals with the relationship with disciplinary and grievance procedures, when mediation may be used, appointing a mediator, agreement to mediate, settlement agreements and confidentiality.
A model agreement to mediate, which deals with the parties, the dispute, the mediation, the mediator, other participants, confidentiality, privilege, settlement, costs of the mediation, and law and jurisdiction.
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.
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.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to mediation.
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