UK Mediation to Participate in the Festival of Education

Scott McIver Articles, Media & Events

We are pleased to announce that UK Mediation CEO and Founder, Dr Mike Talbot, will be taking part in a panel discussion at this year’s Festival of Education. Titled ‘Parents and Teachers: Turning Conflict to Partnership’, Dr Talbot was invited to participate by our partners, Parentkind, who we recently trained on our Understanding Mediation course. And, alongside some esteemed speakers, …

UK Mediation Hosts Showcase Events in Manchester and London

Scott McIver Articles, Media & Events

This month, UK Mediation were proud to host two more free mediation showcases, with one each in both Manchester and London. Held at two of our world-class training venues, the event was designed to give attendees the opportunity to see mediation in action, including the benefits it has for resolving all manner of interpersonal disputes. Hosted by our CEO, Dr …

UK Mediation Hosts Birmingham Showcases

Scott McIver Articles, Media & Events

Last Friday, we rounded out our 2018 calendar of events with two more mediation showcases in Birmingham. Held at our West Midlands training venue, the event was designed to give attendees the opportunity to see what mediation looked like up close and personal, as well as the benefits that it can have for all manner of disputes. Led by our CEO, Dr Mike …

UK Mediation Exhibits at CIPD’s Annual Conference and Exhibition 2018

Scott McIver Articles, Media & Events

This past Wednesday and Thursday, we were pleased to once again exhibit at the CIPD Annual Conference & Exhibition. It was our twelfth consecutive year exhibiting at CIPD’s flagship event, which brings together HR and People Development professionals to share and showcase the latest industry trends and ideas. It was great to have the opportunity to meet and speak to new …

UK Mediation Hosts London Showcases

Scott McIver Articles, Media & Events

Last Friday, we continued our run of mediation showcases in 2018 with two more events in London. Held at etc. Venues Fenchurch Place, the morning and afternoon sessions were designed to give attendees the opportunity to see mediation in action, as well as the benefits that it can have for workplace disputes. Led by Dr Mike Talbot, the event featured …

UK Mediation Hosts Barnsley Mediation Showcase

Dr Mike Talbot Articles, Media & Events

Last Thursday, we were pleased to host the first in our series of free mediation showcases. Held at The Digital Media Centre in Barnsley, and in partnership with Enterprising Barnsley, the event was designed to let attendees see mediation in action, as well as the benefits that it can have for workplace disputes. Led by myself, the event featured a …

Northern Ireland Civil Service Launch Workplace Mediation Initiative

Scott McIver Articles, Media & Events

Back in 2015, the Northern Irish Department for Infrastructure (formerly the Department for Regional Development) introduced their own internal workplace mediation service. Aware of the benefits of workplace mediation, the service was set up to address workplace conflicts at the earliest possible opportunity, whilst also making sure that business ran with minimal disruption. It proved to be hugely beneficial, greatly …

UK Mediation’s Dr Mike Talbot Speaks At UHR Conference 2018

Scott McIver Articles, Media & Events

Last Wednesday, UK Mediation was proud to attend the 2018 UHR Conference. Now in its sixth year, the annual event is hosted by Universities Human Resources, the professional organisation for HR practitioners in UK and Eire universities. Over the course of its three days’ duration in Bristol, the UHR Conference brought together an exciting range of plenary speakers, workshops, and activities, …

UK Mediation’s Dr Mike Talbot interviewed on ‘Overthinking Conflict’ podcast

James Watson Articles, Dr Mike Talbot, Media & Events

Our CEO & Founder, Dr Mike Talbot, was interviewed recently for this week’s episode of the ‘Overthinking Conflict’ podcast. Presented by Amanda Semenoff and C.D. Saint, the podcast explores the ‘fascinating corners of peacemaking’ and covers topics such as mediation, conflict resolution, and the psychology of conflict, all areas close to Mike’s heart, so he was delighted to be their …

Mike Talbot interviewed for Law Society Gazette

James Watson Articles, Media & Events

Our CEO & Founder, Dr Mike Talbot, was recently interviewed by The Law Society Gazette, who were interested in his opinion regarding compulsory mediation. The article, which appears in this week’s issue of the magazine, analyses the resistance to compulsory mediation among legal professionals, who often don’t want to lose control, and clients, who want their day in court. Here’s an …

Mike Talbot interviewed for People Management magazine article

James Watson Articles, Media & Events

Our CEO and Founder, Dr Mike Talbot, was approached by CIPD’s People Management magazine for his input into an article on a topic close to Mike’s heart: resolving workplace conflicts. The end result is a comprehensive look at the world of workplace mediation, espousing the benefits of tackling conflict head-on and ensuring formal processes are a last resort for HR …