Below you will find details of a selection of our development programmes. To see more about our development opportunities and our exciting plans to be delivering Civil Mediation Council accredited mediation training in 2021 please subscribe to our mailing list here and nearer the time we will send more details and instructions how to book.


       MEDIATION TECHNIQUES FOR HR PROFESSIONALS


Mediation

This three hour online interactive course is designed to help HR professionals deal more effectively with employee disputes and to avoid the time, hassle and stress of formal grievances, utilising techniques used in professional mediation.

 

The course is delivered by the Director of Pragmatism (UK) Ltd Pete Colby who is a fully qualified and experienced Mediator accredited by the Civil Mediation Council. He is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD and has held senior executive positions in organisations ranging from SMEs through to prestigious blue chip companies such as Rolls-Royce.

 

Throughout his 34 years experience in industry Pete has always had a passion for avoiding formal grievances in the workplace - both as a HR professional and also the several years he spent as Factory Manager for two large manufacturing plants.

 

Having always worked closely with Trade Unions and unrepresented Employee Forums, Pete will share his experiences of eliminating the need for unnecessary formal grievances - in one organisation reducing formal grievances from 12 per week to just one in a year.

 

Cost: £950 + VAT per half day session (up to 10 attendees in order to enable interactivity)

 

 

 

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  HOW TO MANAGE REDUNDANCIES EFFECTIVELY


 

This three hour interactive course is designed to help people deal more effectively with redundancy through effective consultations.

 

The course is delivered by the Director of Pragmatism (UK) Ltd Pete Colby, who is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD and a Workplace, Civil & Commercial Mediator within the Civil Mediation Council.

 

Pete has held senior Employee Relations positions in organisations ranging from small businesses through to prestigious blue chip companies such as Rolls-Royce and British Steel. He has managed redundancy programmes ranging from one or two employees through to full site closures totalling thousands of employees.

Pete describes redundancy as one of the most difficult things that people who genuinely care can deal with - whether it's being on the receiving end (he has himself been made redundant twice) or managing the process itself, but he firmly believes that effective consultation with employees can make a world of difference.

 

Pete says "Yes, the law tells us when we should consult and how long for - but those who know me won't be surprised to hear me describe the law as simply the minimum standard. There has never been a better time to operate well above the law - how redundancy processes are carried out can be literally life-changing for individuals. They're also incredibly insightful for companies - I've seen the end result improved so many times through effective consultation with employees. We have to remember that employees are potentially being dismissed and losing their livelihoods for something that is not their fault. They deserve more than box-ticking. They deserve everything we can give them".

 

Pragmatism UK are always keen to know more about the experience and specific challenges of delegates so the session can be as customised as possible.

 

Cost: £950 + VAT per half day session (up to 10 attendees in order to enable interactivity)

 

There is also an option for follow-up coaching (cost £135 + VAT per hour) to discuss any specific issue that you face in the workplace, offering guidance around different ways to resolve the problem. 

 

 

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If you require specific development for your organisation this can be arranged and customised for your needs. Please contact us on 0333 987 5185 to discuss your requirements.

WE'D LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU!

If you'd like to know more about the services we offer please don't hesitate to call or email us. Alternatively, complete the enquiry form opposite and we'll respond quickly.


  Pragmatism (UK) Ltd

     4 Cross Street

     Beeston

     Nottingham

     NG9 2NX


  0333 987 5185


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