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Mediation and how it can help your SME.

Posted on: 11th October 2018

As it’s #MediationAwarenessWeek all this week, it’s a perfect opportunity to let you know how mediation is not just something that large businesses need, but SMEs too. Often, conflict can arise in ways that are unexpected and surprising, often causing shockwaves throughout the business, off-setting productivity and shifting negativity towards teams that previously had no […]

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Fight, flight, freeze: common reactions to conflict

Posted on: 14th September 2018

For years psychologists have discussed the different ways that people react when faced with conflict and stress, why it happens and how to deal with these reactions. When people experience stress and conflict their cerebrum, the part of the brain that is responsible for problem-solving, making peace and controlling compassion, completely shuts down. The first […]

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7 tips for effective conflict resolution

Posted on: 20th August 2018

Managing conflict within teams is one of the areas that managers can find difficult to deal with, driven very often, by not only the time these situations can take to resolve but also the lack of confidence in having the required skills to handle them effectively.  One thing is for sure, it doesn’t go away […]

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Conflict in the Workplace

Posted on: 27th June 2018

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI), which speaks for 190,000 business in the UK, predicts that workplace conflict costs businesses £33 billion per year, taking up 20% of leadership time too. If not recognised and managed in the early stages, workplace conflict can end up costing a business. Not only financially, but in terms of […]

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How to Manage Annual Leave Effectively

Posted on: 18th June 2018

We’re now well and truly in holiday season, and whilst we all love a nice break, for managers, handling employee leave requests can cause a few headaches. But don’t despair, PJW’s experienced HR professionals have made a list of their dos and don’ts when it comes to holiday requests, to make the summer season a […]

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Creating a Healthy and Happy Workplace

Posted on: 14th May 2018

We all want a healthy and happy workplace. But as a boss or manager, how do you make the workplace a healthy and happy environment for your employees to be in? Here are our 6 top tips: Inspiring creativity Time constraints and strict rules and regulations can easily impede the creative process among employees. Giving […]

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PJW Speaks at the Mediation World Congress

Posted on: 10th March 2018

From 5-7t March 2018, Director of PJW, Pamela Whitehead flew across the pond to Chicago to attend the INADR (InterNational Academy of Dispute Resolution) World Congress held at Loyola University. There was also the International Law School Mediation Tournament after the congress, which took place from 6 – 10 March. Experts in mediation and conflict […]

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International Commercial Mediation Competition

ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition

Posted on: 1st February 2018

On Thursday 1st of February, PJW HR Consultancy’s Director, Pamela Whitehead will be landing in Paris for the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) 13th Commercial Mediation Competition. The largest event worldwide that is devoted to commercial mediation. Over the period of six days, students from around the globe will be competing in around 150 mock […]

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Recruitment and Retention

Why Recruitment and Retention are Two Sides of the Same Coin

Posted on: 5th December 2017

Official figures show that in the three months to June, the number of people out of work in the UK fell by 57,000, bringing the unemployment rate down to 4.4% – its lowest since 1975. But although that’s good news for the economy, it also means that employers are facing more competition when trying to […]

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Mediation Awareness Week

CMC Mediation Conference – Mediation Awareness Week

Posted on: 13th November 2017

Find out what happened at the Civil Mediation Council Conference

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