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One of the skills mediators needs to have is the ability they have to manage any biases and assumptions that may affect a mediation. This is important when helping people resolve disputes as the mediator needs to act and have the confidence of the parties of acting in an even-handed manner. When my colleagues announced […]
Mediation on the Road This month saw Scottish Mediation’s third breakfast seminar where we’ve been presenting information about our report, ‘Bringing Mediation into the mainstream in Civil Justice in Scotland’. We thought it was important to let people know about our report, to hear what people think about it. What they would like to see […]
Scottish Mediation are seeking to recruit members to join our Board of Trustees. We are particularly interested in hearing from those who are young people, those with strong experience of using social media to promote and organisation and those who may have experience of working at a strategic level in local authorities. The deadline for […]
Today, a report is published which recommends much greater use of mediation to help people to resolve disputes which otherwise end up in Scotland’s courts. Mediation is a tried and tested process for resolving disputes It is relatively quick, informal, and cost effective and gives parties control over the process. It can result in solutions […]