Workplace & Employment Mediation
Handling a dispute in the workplace can prove to be both time consuming and frustrating. A dispute can also create expense if it results in any absence or litigation and this is why more and more employers are enlisting mediation services.
The beauty of mediation is that it offers a flexible and swift means of resolving a dispute. It’s also preferable financially, avoiding the uncertainty, distraction and bills of any potential court action. It operates as a voluntary process that is non-binding, providing a neutral mediator to hear both sides and help to negotiate a settlement.
Benefits of mediation:
- Flexible – the resolution doesn’t undergo the restrictions of decisions in court
- Private – mediation is a confidential process
- Successful – mediation has a very high success rate; most reach a binding agreement
- Voluntary – both sides need to consent to being involved
Mediation is effective in helping businesses in Shrewsbury to resolve disputes at each stage of a conflict. Whether it is implemented early on in any conflict or grievance between employees, or brought in during the later stages of an escalating process, it is a useful tool. It can resolve a situation early in the disciplinary process or after a claim has been entered to the employment tribunal or to court, or even as a final attempt at resolution before a hearing takes place during the litigation process.
Our legal experts in Shrewsbury are able to cater to tight timescales through providing swift and sensitive mediation assistance, wherever and whenever an employer may need access to it.
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