neighbour mediation
Housing Associations
Matt Brown

Neighbour Mediation: A Look at a Recent Case

Neighbour mediation cases can seem particularly challenging at the outset, but often a sustainable resolution isn’t too far away with the correct mediation processes in place. Here we look in detail at a recent case. We will show you how neighbour mediation works and how it can help you and your tenants overcome issues quickly and painlessly.

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complaints mediation
Housing Associations
Matt Brown

Make Mediation Part of Your Complaints Process

Many organisations are now incorporating mediation into their complaints policies and procedures. Here we will look at the benefits this brings and why it’s now such a popular way of improving complaint handling processes amongst housing associations.

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what is shuttle mediation
Housing Associations
Matt Brown

What is Shuttle Mediation?

During shuttle mediation the parties involved in the mediation don’t meet face to face. The mediator(s) ‘shuttles’ between them back and forth. Here we look deeper into what shuttle mediation is, why it’s used in certain scenarios, and whether it works as effectively as face-to-face mediation.

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Grace Coleman
News & Insights
Matt Brown

Welcome to the Team: Grace Coleman

We are delighted to welcome our newest recruit, Grace to the team at ADR Mediation. Grace joins us as mediation co-ordinator. She will be involved in mediations and help prepare cases with the team.

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NWEEG Awards
Mediation
Matt Brown

Sponsoring the NWEEG Awards

We recently sponsored the North West Employee Engagement Group (NWEEG) Awards which proved to be a great evening with some very worthy winners. We were proud to present the Magnetic Manager Award as sponsors. Find out more about the evening, NWEEG and our involvement here.

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repairing relationships
Housing Associations
Matt Brown

Repairing Rocky Relationships

When neighbours who were also good friends fall out it can be particularly hard. Recently we’ve helped a lot of tenants in this position through mediation. It requires a slightly different approach to handling a normal neighbourly dispute so here we document a particular case and how we were able to help two friends reunite and find happiness again.

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Fundraising
Matt Brown

Christmas Charity Raffle

This year at ADR Mediation we’re doing a raffle to raise money for Young Minds, the UK’s leading charity fighting for children and young people’s mental health, and a local under 9’s football team. We will split the money we raise between the two causes. We’re doing this because the last two years have had a significant impact on the mental health of so many children and young people.

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in-house mediation
Workplace Mediation
Matt Brown

Why Your In-House Mediation Isn’t Working

We work with many organisations that have tried in-house mediation but to no avail. Typically HR staff manage this process, which is a flawed strategy from the outset. We explain why and look at alternative approaches here.

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workplace mediation sales
Workplace Mediation
Matt Brown

How Workplace Mediation Can Improve Sales Performance

The job of workplace mediation isn’t just to resolve grievances and prevent conflict in the office, it’s to improve business performance. Here’s how workplace mediation can help you get the best out of each individual salesperson, build a cohesive sales team, and generate improved results.

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benefits workplace mediation
Workplace Mediation
Matt Brown

The Benefits of Workplace Mediation

The benefits of workplace mediation are broad. From handling any ongoing grievances quickly to getting the foundations in place for your people to succeed, your teams to gel, and your business to grow.

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workplace mediation
Workplace Mediation
Matt Brown

What is Workplace Mediation?

Workplace mediation can help you handle any type of workplace grievance, regardless of how difficult a situation has become. Workplace mediation involves third party mediators working with all involved parties to reach a mutually beneficial resolution.

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help employees back to office
Mediation
Matt Brown

How to Help Employees Feel Comfortable Going Back to the Office

How you can help employees feel comfortable going back to the office again. Here’s the individual scenarios you may come across and how you can handle them to help each individual employee and the business move forward. We also look at how workplace mediation can help in any situation, wherever you’re up to with asking employees to return to the office.

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Conflict Coaching
Matt Brown

How Society Re-Opening Could Cause Anxiety & Conflict

Whilst ‘freedom day’ on 19th July will have been the cause of celebration for many as the government lifted all legal coronavirus restrictions, it will have also been the cause of panic for some. It’s important that we recognise this and at ADR we’ve been on the front line and witnessed it first-hand.

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vulnerable tenants
Conflict Coaching
Matt Brown

Additional Support for Vulnerable Tenants from ADR

Vulnerable tenants haven’t had access to the support they needed during the pandemic. Here we look at the extra support we’ve provided to help fill the gaps and how we’ve changed our service delivery over the last 18 months.

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Mediation and housing possessions
Housing Associations
Matt Brown

Mediation and Housing Possessions

Mediation and housing possessions is a prominent topic at the moment with mediation now getting the recognition it deserves for its ability resolve cases efficiently and effectively. Avoid court! Save yourself and your tenants a lot of time, money and stress.

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mediation & ASB
Mediation
Matt Brown

Managing ASB Through Mediation

In this article we look deeper into why mediation is now so important, the impact the pandemic has had on how to tackle ASB cases, and how a recent government whitepaper about social housing and its recent introduction of the Housing Possession Mediation Service will affect the future relationship between mediation and ASB.

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day in the life of a mediator
Mediation
Matt Brown

A Day in the Life of a Mediator

A day in the life of a mediator. Find out all about our mediation processes, how the pandemic has actually helped us resolve cases quicker, and what the future holds in terms of the day-to-day for our mediators.

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Mediation
Matt Brown

Mediation: A Reflection a Year into the Pandemic

It’s been a year since the first national lockdown and I’ve been reflecting on what’s been and thinking about what’s to come in the world of mediation. Find out all about the latest trends and the changes the industry has seen here. We’re also currently offering free 1-hour consultations so please contact us to book yours in!

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budget 2021 housing
Housing Associations
Matt Brown

Budget 2021 & Housing Associations: The Impact

Budget 2021 & Housing Associations: The Impact. Here we will look at the Budget from the perspective of housing associations, the potential changes the announcement could lead to in the future, and how it will impact the entire housing industry in the short term.

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lockdown tensions rise
Housing Associations
Matt Brown

Southway Housing: Tolerance Levels Are Being Tested Under Lockdown

Here we will share an article from our partners Southway Housing so you can get the benefit of their experience on the front line of dealing with tenant disputes and an understanding of how mediation has played a key role in supporting them combat a rising number of cases during lockdown.

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mediation housing associations
Housing Associations
Matt Brown

Mediation in Practice

Here we look at the training and consultations we’ve delivered to two new housing association clients to give you a glimpse of mediation in practice. What sort of experience had these clients had with mediation before? What are the main challenges for housing associations with tenants at the moment? How has Covid-19 changed things? And following the training, how are they going to respond better to disputes that arise in the future? Here we answer these and more.

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News & Insights
adrmediation

ADR Mediation: What’s New?

It’s been a busy year. A tough one for us all personally, but at ADR Mediation there’s been a lot of positive change happening. In this article we’re going to look at what’s changed for us in 2020, how we’ve adapted to the changing situation, and what we’ve got in store for 2021.

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