Outsourcing your mediation

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If you have a conflict or dispute that needs a third-party intervention, and you’re thinking of bringing in someone from outside, then we can help.

The experience and objectivity of a neutral third party can have a lot of benefits:

  • people are more likely to open up honestly to an outsider
  • your organisation gets added value as we feedback to you any organisational factors that are within your power to address, which are impacting on the conflict
  • resolution is more likely as, with our depth of experience, we have honed our skills to work well on even the most intractable disputes
  • you can refer senior C-suite professionals to us, as we have the gravitas and weight to ensure credibility with them
  • it doesn’t matter whether there are two people involved, or 200 – we have a process that works
  • your costs are contained, confidentiality is assured, and our insurances mean that there is no risk to you in referring a conflict to us for resolution.
  • We work fast so your employees should be back working together and within 10 working days of the referral
  • We deliver results: 95 per cent of our mediations reach agreements
  • You are meeting your duty of care as we place you and your party needs at the centre of everything we do. You can refer cases to us knowing that we take the care and support of your employees seriously and will not expose your staff to undue stress.

Without this mediation process, I think we would have struggled to move the situation forward. I found CMP very efficient. They provided a flexible service,  tailored to meet our needs.

Outsourced Mediation Commissioner, HR and OD Manager, Norfolk County Council

CMP understood what was needed and using mediation were able to ‘unblock’ in a day a working relationship that had been difficult for some time. This was a very worthwhile investment.  Since the mediation took place, no more HR time has needed to be spent on this case and the parties have a better understanding of each other’s motivations.

Outsourced Mediation Commissioner, Director of HRGalliford Try

The overall team appear to be happier and more relaxed and there is a much improved atmosphere. Very impressed with the whole mediation process and communication, thoroughly professional and helpful. Avoided further stress for all involved and and helped to restore professionalism back into the team.

Outsourced Group Mediation Team Managera Redbrick University

It was very helpful to have someone there in the mediation to calm things down.  Having met her first meant I understood what was going to happen so felt more confident.  Things are much better at work. Thank you.

Mediation Party, Professora Redbrick University

The mediation was a difficult meeting and not something I hope to ever repeat! But so worthwhile, despite that.  I believe that we will be able to work together better now, and it’s clear that my team feels more relaxed now relationships are better between me and the other party.

Mediation Party, Managera FTSE 250 organisation

I was incredibly impressed by the perseverance and calmness of my mediator in what must have been a particularly taxing situation.  Without their interventions we would still be at logger heads.  Rather my surprise, I would wholeheartedly recommend mediation to colleagues.

Mediation Party, Managera GP Practice

Very empathetic and a good listener.  So good to have someone to talk to.

Mediation Party, ManagerAnonymous NHS Trust

I found the mediation was very worthwhile with a very supportive and attentive mediator.

Mediation Party, Manageran Energy Company

The mediator made a massive difference. We were able to sort things out and most of what I’d been worried about didn’t happen. I’d definitely recommend this to my colleagues.

Mediation Party, Managera Higher Education Institute

The mediation has been very effective, it achieved what we wanted with regards to the interpersonal relationships within this team and also provided us with a clearer picture of the wider issues so that HR can better support the team. The original issues appear to have melted away, and parties are able to work together positively and with respect for each other’s working styles.  The tailored support from CMP provided HR with support on thinking through issues and the organisational processes.

Outsourced Mediation Commissioner, HR Business PartnerInternational Institute for Environment & Development

Got a conflict that needs mediation?

If you have a single case that needs a mediator immediately,  go here.

Alternatively, if you want to make regular use of an external provider for your dispute resolution, then a call-off contract will provide best value for money.  Find out more about our call-off contract here.