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Sticks and stones - the real story
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • November 26 2015

"Sticks and stones may break my bones but names will never hurt me" goes the childhood rhyme. Really? Let's not kid ourselves. Words are powerful and


“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


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


Yes, but what if they stay? the aftermath of covertly recording your colleagues
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2015

Some thorny issues for employers arise from the reported settlement last week of a sexual discrimination and harassment claim brought against Goldman


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 2
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2014

Time in any mediation is often both limited and precious. Once it is underway there is little time for sorting out the preliminaries. As a result, it


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


UK early conciliation scheme taking on water already?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • 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 four
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 28 2014

Sometimes the parties to a mediation are asked to provide the mediator in advance with a “position paper”. This is a document of a few pages


Employment mediations - an insider's guide, part 10
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 15 2012

Not all mediations settle