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ACAS Paper asks if Workplace Mediation should be used earlier

Posted by Stephen Wood on Monday, December 29, 2014, In : ACAS 
The 2014 ACAS Paper 'Analysis of the nature, extent and impact of grievance and disciplinary procedures and workplace mediation using WERS2011' by Professor Stephen Wood, Dr Richard Saundry and Professor Paul Latreille has been published. The analysis is based on the Workplace Employment Relations Study of 2011 and comparisons are made with its 2004 predecessor.

The Paper considered in particular:
(1) The nature and extent of Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures;
(2) The introduction and use of...

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ACAS Research Paper shows workplace mediation is increasingly being used in workplace disputes

Posted by Stephen Wood on Sunday, December 21, 2014, In : ACAS 
The ACAS Research Paper 'Analysis of the nature, extent and impact of grievance and disciplinary procedures and workplace mediation using WERS2011' by Professor Stephen Wood (University of Leicester), Dr Richard Saundry (Plymouth University) and Professor Paul Latreille (University of Sheffield) has been published.

The report reveals:
  • Adoption of formal procedures for dispute resolution is now almost ubiquitous
  • There is little to suggest that mediation is being used at an early stage to prevent ...

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Stephen Wood is an ADR Group Accredited Civil & Commercial Mediator, an ADR Group Accredited Workplace Mediator, an ADR Group Accredited Online Mediator and a Consultant Litigation Solicitor. In 2017 Stephen was appointed to the Panel of Chairs of the Valuation Tribunal of England. Stephen has undertaken over 50 paid mediations.