- What is mediation?
- Types of mediation
- Workplace and Employment Mediation
- Religious Mediation
- Peer Mediation
- In-court Mediation
- Homelessness Mediation
- Health/NHS Mediation
- Family Mediation
- Environmental and Planning Mediation
- Elder Mediation
- Discrimination Mediation
- Community and Neighbour Mediation
- Business and Commercial Mediation
- Additional Support Needs Mediation
- Scottish Mediation Network
- Find a mediator
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Become a member
Membership of the Scottish Mediation Network is open to all, and is free to those in full time education or in receipt of means tested benefits. Whether you are interested in mediation, have a background in dispute resolution or would like to train to be a mediator, joining the network is the right step for you. There are a whole range of benefits and opportunities that membership presents, many of which can be found in the Member Benefits section.
Read our Membership Pack for 2013-2014 here.
Before completing this application, please ensure that you have read all the relavent documents here.
There is further information below, but if you have all the information that you need, you can complete the application form by clicking: JOIN NOW and return to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Opportunities to Share and Learn
Access Initiative and Regional Groups, to share expertise and benefit from others’ experiences, skills and knowledge of mediation and dispute resolution.
- Free and Discounted Events
Improve and update your practice skills through participation in free or discounted SMN events, CPD and advance training for mediators, HR specialists, people managers, complaints handlers and anyone who is involved in dispute resolution at an exclusive discounted SMN member rate.
- Exclusive Networking
Join and participate in an active community in which you can engage with fellow professionals who supply and purchase mediation services.
- Member Discounts
Discounted room hire rates in central Edinburgh location in Relationships Scotland’s building, special discounted rate for insurance through Towergate Professional Risks.
- Regular Collaborate Newsletters
Latest news, events, ideas and developments in mediation along with upcoming training and job opportunities sent bi-monthly.
- Advertise Events
Advertise your event or training workshops in our monthly newsletter, Collaborate, with over 2500 downloads, as well as on the Scottish Mediation Network website. We also provide newsflashes on special events, news, jobs and contracts.
- Terms and Conditions
Terms & Conditions
Membership of the Scottish Mediation Network
If you are a new individual or organisation member I confirm I have received a copy of the Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Network from the Network’s website and I agree to be a guarantor for the Network for no more than £1.00.
All mediators and mediation services that appear on this site certify that they comply with the Scottish Mediation Code of Practice. I agree to provide any information and evidence to support this application required by the SMN Directors. I confirm that I comply with the ‘Scottish Mediation Code of Practice’.
Accuracy and disclaimer
Users of this website are deemed to accept that the Scottish Mediation Network and the Scottish Mediation Register (SMR) is not responsible for the accuracy of information about any mediator or mediation service displayed on this site. It is a condition of the use of this website that users will not hold the Scottish Mediation Network, Scottish Mediation Register or the SMR Standards Board responsible for any alleged loss or injury arising from information obtained from this website.
Scottish Mediation Register
All mediators and mediation services that appear on this site certify that they comply with the Scottish Mediation Code of Practice. Mediators are responsible for maintaining a record of their own compliance with the SMR guidelines. Mediators and mediation services are also responsible for keeping their entries accurate and up to date.
Use of the phrase “Scottish Mediation Registered mediator” The Scottish Mediation Network and the Scottish Mediation Benchmark Standards Group reserve the right to limit the use of the phrase “Scottish Mediation registered mediator” and ““ Scottish Mediation registered mediation service” to those mediators and mediation services that appear on the Scottish Mediation Register under this system. If a mediator uses such phrases without the authority of the Scottish Mediation Network and the Scottish Mediation Benchmark Standards Group appropriate action will be taken.
If a mediator appears on the SMR and continues to comply with the requirements of registration, the mediator may use the phrase “Scottish Mediation registered mediator” and any associated logo or symbol in literature or advertising providing it is in accordance with the Scottish Mediation Code of Practice and standards required by the Scottish Mediation Network and the SMR Standards Board.Privacy Information that you send to us will be held in accordance with the principles of UK Data Protection legislation. Personal information including email addresses which you enter in the registration form will be posted on this public website. Apart from displaying information on the SMR website we will not share your information with third parties unless you expresslywish us to do so. We will not send you a unsolicited email.
Sending information over the Internet is inherently insecure. If you send us information using a form on this web site, or by email, you do so at your own risk, and you should be aware that it is sometimes possible for this information to intercepted by hackers and other third parties.
- Members’-Only Resources
Enjoy access to member only resources through our online Library, including many model mediation documents.
- Costs of Joining
Member Individual under 18 in full time education or
on means tested benefits
Free Individual over 18 in full time education or
on means tested benefits
£20 Individual £52.50 Commercial Organisation/Local Authority or Government Body/Voluntary Organisation (with an income
in excess of £250,000)
£210 Voluntary Organisation with an income (less than £50,000) £78.75 Voluntary Organisation (with an income
or £50,000 – £250,000)
* Costs correct from 1st April 2013
- Join Now
Please ensure that you have read and understood the Terms and Conditions of membership of the Scottish Mediation Network.