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“Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable”. Main parties’ employment manifestos reviewed
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 19 2017

General Elections. Don’t they seem to come round more frequently than they used to? A tough call for voters, this particular one, not just because of


ACAS to receive £37 million to help resolve workplace disputes
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


Employment mediation - an insider's guide, part four
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • January 30 2012

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


When perseverance does not pay - repeated attempts to settle leave would-be claimant out of time
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • June 22 2017

Since 6 May 2014 it has been a pre-condition of starting most Employment Tribunal claims that the employee first refers the matter to ACAS for early


Mental health and mediation of workplace disputes
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 10 2017

I have recently been asked if resolving workplace disputes by mediation is still viable if one of the parties is suffering from mental health issues


“I do not like war. It is costly and the outcome uncertain”
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • September 30 2016

So said Queen Elizabeth I in a very early glimpse into English Civil Court proceedings. Should we therefore be heartened by a possible sign of things


Employment mediations an insider’s guide, part 5
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 4 2014

At the start of mediation the mediator will almost always take a quick run through the ground rules already covered in this series that the parties


Ain’t no cure for the summertime blues? Consider mediation in your employment disputes
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 16 2014

Following the introduction of the new flexible working regime last month, nothing new is expected on the employment law front for some while. We are


Employment mediations an insider’s guide, part 7
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 12 2014

At some point the parties will have got as far as they are going by exploration of common emotional ground and objectives and will want, in fact need


Employment mediations an insider’s guide, part 9
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 18 2014

As a mediator I am often asked, sometimes in the mediation itself, what negotiating stance a party should adopt in order to get the best deal out of