Our Next Webinar: Mediation & New Technology

James Watson Webinar

July’s webinar will examine the impact of new technology on interpersonal disputes and the practice of mediation. Watch this short trailer to find out more. You can find out more and sign up for the webinar here.

Webinar: Medical Mediation

James Watson Webinar

Over the last 20 years we have worked closely with many of the UK’s Health Authorities and NHS Trusts. We understand the challenges faced by Authorities and Trusts, and know how best to put some of our ideas about mediation and conflict resolution into action in this particular setting. Aimed at those working in the NHS, health authorities and similar …

Webinar: The Psychology of Conflict

James Watson Video, Webinar

Based on the pioneering work of our founder and CEO, Dr. Mike Talbot, we’ll be looking at the anatomy and psychology of conflict: how we get into disputes, how we get stuck there, and what we need from an impartial third party in order to resolve a range of conflicts.

Webinar: Mediation for the Emergency Services

James Watson Uncategorised, Video, Webinar

Mediation can be effective in many different types of workplaces, and especially beneficial in industries and settings that deal with much more extreme circumstances. And, whether it be the high stakes of the job, the lack of resources, or the inevitable stress, it’s no surprise that the emergency services are often more vulnerable to interpersonal conflict. It’s no surprise either …

Family Mediation Online Showcase

James Watson Video, Webinar

This our first online mediation showcase, demonstrating a simulated family relationship mediation, where a young person is at risk of homelessness due to a breakdown in the relationship with her mum.

Webinar – Becoming a Workplace Mediator

James Watson Video, Webinar

A comprehensive webinar on becoming a professional workplace mediator, building your reputation, growing your experience and establishing credibility. This is one of our most popular webinars, which we run every few months for people considering moving into workplace mediation, either as a full-time profession, or as an additional skill. Join UK Mediation’s Dr Mike Talbot as he presents this comprehensive webinar on becoming …

This Month’s Webinar: Becoming a Workplace Mediator

James Watson News, Video

Join our CEO & Founder, Dr Mike Talbot, for this month’s free webinar on Becoming a Workplace Mediator. This is one of our most popular webinars, which we run every few months for people considering moving into workplace mediation, either as a full-time profession, or as an additional skill. The webinar includes: What is mediation? The benefits of mediation What …

Webinar – Mediating Customer Complaints

James Watson Video, Webinar

It is fair to say that we all know what standard of service or quality of goods we would find satisfactory or acceptable. And if we do feel dissatisfied with a service or with a product that we have bought, most of us might well complain. Most complaints can be resolved at an early stage, with both sides simply talking …

Mediation: A Review of 2018

James Watson Video

As we come to the end of 2018, our CEO & Founder, Dr Mike Talbot, looks back at some of the high-profile events from the last 12 months where mediation was used, or could have been used.  Read Mike’s blog – Mediation: A Review of 2018

Webinar – Workplace Bullying: A Better Solution

James Watson Video

It seems that barely a week goes by without a high-profile case of workplace bullying or harassment hitting the headlines, and there are few areas of public life unaffected. Over the last 20 years, we have witnessed first hand how these types of issues can deteriorate and result in costly and time-consuming outcomes, such as disciplinary action and employment tribunals; …

Team Facilitation – webinar

James Watson Webinar

Most professional teams and departments function well most of the time, but it is rare to find any team or group that works well together all of the time. Sometimes teams need additional support in order to: look at, and potentially resolve, some underlying conflict in the team address bad habits or destructive patterns of behaviour that could be holding them up learn to …

Interview with Samantha Birkett of Liverpool John Moores University

James Watson Video

Samantha Birkett, People and OD Manager at Liverpool John Moores University, talks about her experience of using UK Mediation’s workplace mediation services over the last eight years. We have considerable experience of providing mediation services and training to the higher education sector, where it has been been used to combat workplace disputes and interpersonal conflict between students. Find out more …

Mediation in Higher Education – webinar

James Watson Video, Webinar

University life can be a challenging time for many young people. Interpersonal conflicts between students, from low-level issues relating to their accommodation to more serious harassment cases, can often be resolved through mediation. Over the last 19 years, we have worked with student welfare professionals, accommodation staff, and students’ unions to enable them to incorporate mediation into their practice, as well …

Free Mediation Showcase Events in London & Birmingham

James Watson Blog, Uncategorised, Video

Sometimes you just need to see something in action to appreciate the benefits and understand how it works. Mediation is no exception. We’re holding a number of events over the next few months with the intention of demonstrating how mediation works, what it looks like, and what it can achieve. Hosted by our CEO & Founder, Dr Mike Talbot, you’ll …

Neighbourhood Mediation – webinar

James Watson Uncategorised, Video, Webinar

Neighbourhood disputes are common and can cause a great deal of upset and bad feeling between people. Mediation provides an opportunity for people to communicate better, to understand one another’s concerns, and to jointly come up with ideas for how to end their dispute. This webinar, aimed at housing associations, tenants’ associations and landlords, focuses on all disputes affecting both tenants …

Mediating Salary Disputes – webinar

James Watson Webinar

We all like to feel that we are valued in our jobs and that our salary accurately reflects our abilities, dedication and value to the organisation. Therefore, perceived unfairness in someone’s remuneration can lead to feelings of resentment and can negatively affect performance and morale.

When Workplace Romances Go Wrong! – webinar

James Watson Video, Webinar

When people share a working environment and spend a large amount of time together, it’s inevitable that relationships will occasionally develop beyond the platonic. However, intimate relationships between co-workers can have negative consequences, both for those involved and the rest of the team. Negative outcomes can include: Inappropriate behaviour in the workplace Changes to the office dynamic Perceived favouritism – especially …

Preventing Homelessness With Mediation – webinar

James Watson Webinar

In this webinar, Mike Talbot will be exploring the link between conflict and homelessness, how and why mediation is provided in this area, and how to maximise the opportunities that mediation can offer.

Medical and Health Mediation – webinar

Dr Mike Talbot Video, Webinar

Over the last eighteen years we have worked closely with many of the UK’s Health Authorities and NHS Trusts. We understand the challenges faced by Authorities and Trusts, and know how best to put some of our ideas about mediation and conflict resolution into action in this particular setting. Aimed at those working in the NHS, health authorities and similar …

Commercial Mediation – webinar

James Watson Uncategorised, Video, Webinar

Commercial disputes are usually about money, property, goods, and services: financial and contractual matters that could otherwise end up in court. Commercial mediation is a quick, cost effective, and private method of resolving your dispute: saving you from the stresses and costs of court, focussing on what everyone actually wants, and resolving your dispute amicably and consensually. More and more …

How Mediation Works – Webinar

Dr Mike Talbot Video, Webinar

‘How Mediation Works’ really lifts the lid on mediation. Based on the pioneering work of our founder and CEO, Dr. Mike Talbot, we’ll be looking at the anatomy and psychology of conflict: how we get into disputes, how we get stuck there, and what we need from an impartial third party in order to resolve a range of conflicts. Dr Talbot …

Developing your mediation skills further

Dr Mike Talbot mike, Video

We often get asked by qualified mediators about the options for developing their skills further, beyond the initial training. In this short video, UK Mediation’s CEO and founder, Mike Talbot, explains the four options we have for mediators looking for their next steps. Mediation Refresher Days This one-day course allows you to refresh your mediation skills, reflect on real-life cases, and …

Understanding Workplace Bullying – Webinar

Dr Mike Talbot Video, Webinar

Bullying and harassment in the workplace can lead to unhappy and unproductive employees. If left unresolved, these types of issues can deteriorate and result in costly and time-consuming outcomes, such as disciplinary action and employment tribunals.  Society has never been more aware of the problem of workplace bullying. Research has shown that six in 10 people have either been the …

Workplace bullying: what’s really going on?

Dr Mike Talbot mike, Video

UK Mediation CEO & Founder, Dr. Mike Talbot, lifts the lid on some of the more difficult aspects of workplace bullying and talks about our upcoming webinar on the subject. Next steps: Register for the webinar – On Friday 7th July, we’re presenting a free webinar on the subject of ‘Understanding Workplace Bullying’. Register for your place here.  Read Mike’s blog – …

Mediation in Housing – Webinar

James Watson Video, Webinar

Conflict can happen in any household, within any family, and in any socio-economic setting. But how come we don’t just sort out our disputes for ourselves, and why is it that conflict within neighbourhoods and homes creates such a big issue for us? This is a recording of the webinar our CEO and Founder, Dr Mike Talbot, presented on mediation …

Building More Collaborative Teams – UHR 2017 Conference Talk

James Watson Video

UK Mediation’s founder and CEO, Dr Mike Talbot, delivers his UHR 2017 conference talk on ‘Building more collaborative teams: a psychological approach’. Teams, groups, schools, and faculties within universities are made up of diverse groups of individuals with the widest range of needs, objectives, and expectations. Some people are natural collaborators, others less so. Tensions can arise and opportunities can …

Mediation in Housing – Video

Dr Mike Talbot mike, Video

Conflict can happen in any household, within any family, and in any socio-economic setting. But how come we don’t just sort out our disputes for ourselves, and why is it that conflict within neighbourhoods and homes creates such a big issue for us? UK Mediation’s CEO and Founder, Dr Mike Talbot, talks about his experience in using mediation to resolve …

Becoming a Mediator – Webinar

James Watson Video, Webinar

Join UK Mediation’s Dr Mike Talbot as he presents this comprehensive webinar on becoming a professional mediator. Recorded in May 2017, the webinar includes: What is mediation? The benefits of mediation What does a mediator require? Interpersonal mediation Commercial mediation Family mediation Finding work as a mediator Mediation training How to gain mediation experience Freelance mediation Establishing credibility

Becoming An Accredited Mediator

James Watson mike, Video

UK Mediation CEO, Dr Mike Talbot, explains our approach to accreditation, what it means to be an accredited mediator and how you can become one yourself.

How Mediation Works – Webinar

James Watson Video, Webinar

‘How Mediation Works’ really lifts the lid on mediation, based on the pioneering work of our founder and CEO, Dr. Mike Talbot. Mike looks at the anatomy and psychology of conflict: how we get into disputes, how we get stuck there, and what we need from an impartial third party in order to resolve a range of conflicts.

Interpersonal Mediation

James Watson Video, Web Series 2

Dr. Mike Talbot kicks off the second series of mediation videos with a look at Interpersonal Mediation and how it can help to resolve disputes.

What is Mediation?

James Watson Video

In this animated video, we explain what mediation is and give you more information about the mediation process.

Who are UK Mediation?

James Watson Video

In this animated video, we explain just who UK Mediation are, what we do and how we can help with your mediation needs.