Workplace conflict

Workplace mediation – why and when is it needed?

Workplace conflict is inevitable at some point, regardless of how well a business is run. Communication is both the cause of and the remedy for conflict. Understanding how to effectively communicate and resolve disputes can lead to happier, more productive employees in the workplace.

It could be argued that a small amount of conflict in an organisation can be seen to be healthy as it allows individuals and their teams to hold healthy debates which could be instrumental in driving a business forward, creating a good energy in the workplace.

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How to make sure Christmas doesn’t turn into a HR nightmare

Christmas party season is almost upon us. In fact, I know of some that are taking place in the next week!

The sentiment behind work Christmas parties is a positive one – celebrating the end of a hard-working year with our work families, the people we see every day and spend the most time with. It’s also a great opportunity to thank your team and reward them with bonuses and gifts or even Employee of The Year-style awards.

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