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ACAS to receive £37 million to help resolve workplace disputes

  • Squire Sanders
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 27 2008

The conciliation service ACAS is to receive up to an extra £37 million of funding from the government to help resolve workplace disputes before they are taken to the employment tribunal

Early conciliation

  • Squire Sanders
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 15 2013

All prospective Tribunal claimants will be required to contact Acas to discuss early conciliation before they will be allowed to lodge proceedings in

UK early conciliation scheme taking on water already?

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • July 30 2013

Part of the Government's proposals "to reduce the burdens on business" (i.e. the cost to the Government of running the Employment Tribunal system) is

Employment mediations - an insider's guide, Part 3

  • Squire Sanders
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 18 2012

In Part 1 of this series I referred to some of the basic principles underlying a successful mediation

UK government consults on early conciliation

  • Squire Sanders
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 18 2013

The Government announced in November 2011 that it intended to introduce ‘Early Conciliation’ as the first step towards its stated aim of simplifying

Employment mediation - an insider's guide, part four

  • Squire Sanders
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 30 2012

Sometimes the parties to a mediation are asked to provide the mediator in advance with a position paper

Employment mediations - an insider's guide, part 10

  • Squire Sanders
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 15 2012

Not all mediations settle

Mediation in the workplace - the insider's guide

  • Squire Sanders
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 8 2011

Many years ago I was encouraged to submit a high-profile equal pay claim to mediation

Mediation at work

  • Squire Sanders
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 31 2009

A recent study by the CIPD has identified that "conflict and bullying tend to increase during financial downturns and managers need to be ready to address incidents early so as not to let them damage wellbeing or performance"

Employment mediations - an insider's guide, Part 6

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • February 22 2012

At the end of the joint session (see Part 5 on 7 February) the mediator will move the parties on to the Exploration Phase, talking separately to each party