Most mediators would be very wealthy if they were given money when people had said to them “I wish I’d spoken to you earlier”. It’s a feature of much conflict resolution that people and organisations have processes and procedures that push people into disputes rather than seeking to resolve issues at an early stage. […]
In May Scotland hosted the prestigious International Academy of Mediators conference with mediators from over 20 countries around the world attending. The event was an inspiration giving an insight into how mediation can perform a central role as part of a countries civil justice system. However, two events will dominate my memories of the week. […]
A New Chair Scottish Mediation is at an exciting stage of its development. Having recently published our strategy for 2018-21 we have big plans to deliver a step change in the use of mediation and mediation skills across all areas of public life in Scotland. Scottish Mediation is proud of its work promoting mediation across […]
The Justice Committee of the Scottish Parliament held a round table discussion on the availability of Alternative Dispute resolution (ADR) which includes mediation in Scotland. Scottish Mediation were delighted to be one of the organsiations giving evidence to the committee and participating in their discussions. Those discussions were wide ranging and shone a light both […]
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