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Top Tips when considering Divorce

If you have reached the unhappy decision to separate or divorce, then you cannot go far wrong with a mediated divorce.  Mediated divorces are far more amicable than traditional divorces and assists with helping both of you to understand each other’s needs and interests rather than fighting tooth and nail over who gets what.  A mediator …

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The demise of Legal Aid for Family Matters is not all doom and gloom

You may have read recently that legal aid has gone for people looking to separate and divorce.  This is true, although it will still be available in extremely limited circumstances such as where domestic abuse has been a factor in the relationship.  This means that people will have to either pay privately for advice from …

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Mid Staffs NHS Failings – how Workplace Mediation can help prevent such problems in the future by Cathy O’Mahoney

The CIPD’s recent quarterly survey concludes that employee engagement is at a record low in the public sector.  Employees apparently feel that they do not have a voice and that decisions are made by senior leaders with little consultation with staff.  This can lead to low morale with job satisfaction deteriorating.  I imagine that this happens not …

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A COMMON SENSE WAY TO DEAL WITH ISSUES IN BUSINESS OR IN YOUR PERSONAL LIFE – 01304 800 001

If you are in the middle of a separation or divorce, or are dealing with a workplace or business problem, sometimes it is difficult to see the wood for the trees.  Mediation is an extremely flexible way of dealing with issues, empowering you to keep control of all matters between yourselves and, with less opportunity …

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Christmas Doesn’t have to be an Ordeal

Christmas can be an extremely difficult time for parents that have separated. Not only are the parents dealing with their own emotions after the break-up, they also need to make decisions about where the children will be during the Christmas break. If children are involved in the decision, then they may choose to be with …

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FAMILY MEDIATION – DEAL MEDIATION SERVICES – 01304 800001

In recognition of the first family dispute resolution week, we are pleased to offer an initial free meeting to all of those people contacting us and attending their first appointment during the month of October.  This appointment will provide you with all of the information you need about dispute resolution in family matters. We are …

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FAMILY DISPUTE RESOLUTION AWARENESS

Last week was family mediation awareness week and Resolution, the national family law association, published the results of their survey which concluded that 78% of people considered their children to be their most or second most important consideration in a divorce and 53% thought that they wanted to ensure the divorce is as conflict-free as …

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