The last year has been one characterised by division in many areas of public life; whether that be in politics, workplaces, social media or in our communities. A few weeks ago in reading another of our national newspapers I came across a word which I think describes it very well, it is dissensus. It’s not […]
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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 […]