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Read our blog about mediation, managing teams, leadership, bullying in the work place, industry news and much more. As much as we love exploring conflict resolutions in your organisation as well as mediating, we love sharing our knowledge too and this is why we gather together weekly stories and information in this blog. There might be some useful information and tips for you.

“…a culture within public bodies that deters staff from raising serious and sensitive concerns” Making a disclosure in the public interest, or ‘whistle blowing’ as it’s more commonly known, has been making prominent media headlines again.  Recently we heard our Government release a statement...

Whistle Blowing

“…a culture within public bodies that deters staff from raising serious and sensitive concerns” Making a disclosure in the public interest, or ‘whistle blowing’ as it’s more commonly known, has been making prominent media headlines again.  Recently we heard our Government release a statement...

Who You Are and What You Do Matters! At a recent TCM all staff meeting, we had a discussion about vision, purpose and impact. This question really resonated within me and got me thinking about my TCM journey, what I have achieved and what...

My TCM Journey…

Who You Are and What You Do Matters! At a recent TCM all staff meeting, we had a discussion about vision, purpose and impact. This question really resonated within me and got me thinking about my TCM journey, what I have achieved and what...

Over 50,000 HR Professionals have worked with TCM to improve employee engagement, productivity levels and manage conflict in the workplace. Free Webinar – Setting up a Successful Mediation Scheme 9th February 2017, 12:30 – 13:30 We are hosting an insightful webinar intended for HR professionals...

Are you Ready for Resolution?

Over 50,000 HR Professionals have worked with TCM to improve employee engagement, productivity levels and manage conflict in the workplace. Free Webinar – Setting up a Successful Mediation Scheme 9th February 2017, 12:30 – 13:30 We are hosting an insightful webinar intended for HR professionals...

This article has been co-written by Camilla Palmer  and David Liddle Free webinar: Keeping conflict out of court: life’s too short to litigate. When: 7th December 2016. 12.30pm for 1 hour Register here Surely employees want and are entitled to justice for the unlawful treatment that...

Webinar: Keeping Conflict out of Court

This article has been co-written by Camilla Palmer  and David Liddle Free webinar: Keeping conflict out of court: life’s too short to litigate. When: 7th December 2016. 12.30pm for 1 hour Register here Surely employees want and are entitled to justice for the unlawful treatment that...

Soft skills have a bit of an image problem. The term has gone out of fashion in recent years. It all sounds a bit touchy-feely. A bit pink and fluffy. A bit, well, soft. There has been a move away from managers being encouraged...

Why it’s time to take a hard look at soft skills

Soft skills have a bit of an image problem. The term has gone out of fashion in recent years. It all sounds a bit touchy-feely. A bit pink and fluffy. A bit, well, soft. There has been a move away from managers being encouraged...

Being a leader is not easy. Many people think that they know what it means to be a leader. But in reality, leadership has to juggle a huge range of responsibilities and draw on a vast range of skills to do the job well. That doesn’t mean...

The Five Leadership Styles that end in Tears

Being a leader is not easy. Many people think that they know what it means to be a leader. But in reality, leadership has to juggle a huge range of responsibilities and draw on a vast range of skills to do the job well. That doesn’t mean...

Conflict is a barrier to employee engagement Unresolved conflict is a significant barrier to employee engagement. Conflict creates uncertainty. It generates fear and exacerbates stress and anxiety. Unresolved conflicts can drain resources and act as a major block to innovation and productivity. The cost...

Employee Engagement Broken Down?

Conflict is a barrier to employee engagement Unresolved conflict is a significant barrier to employee engagement. Conflict creates uncertainty. It generates fear and exacerbates stress and anxiety. Unresolved conflicts can drain resources and act as a major block to innovation and productivity. The cost...

To download a copy of our brochure please click here:  TCM Corporate Brochure Since being founded in 2001, we have worked with thousands of large UK companies to design and deliver effective mediation schemes and leadership programmes tailored to specific organisational needs. From major...

TCM Corporate Brochure

To download a copy of our brochure please click here:  TCM Corporate Brochure Since being founded in 2001, we have worked with thousands of large UK companies to design and deliver effective mediation schemes and leadership programmes tailored to specific organisational needs. From major...

Are we dealing with Mental Health issues or are we looking the other way? Last week, actor Sheridan Smith dropped out of the West End production of “Funny Girl”, citing stress and exhaustion. I noticed two things about the subsequent press coverage. First, the...

Funny Girl or “Funny Girl”?

Are we dealing with Mental Health issues or are we looking the other way? Last week, actor Sheridan Smith dropped out of the West End production of “Funny Girl”, citing stress and exhaustion. I noticed two things about the subsequent press coverage. First, the...

It is a very public dispute that has already affected millions of people, and the London Underground network could well be halted by further strikes before the situation is resolved.   The disagreement between Transport for London and rail unions over new working practices...

How can a deal be reached in the London Underground dispute?

It is a very public dispute that has already affected millions of people, and the London Underground network could well be halted by further strikes before the situation is resolved.   The disagreement between Transport for London and rail unions over new working practices...

The TCM Group has been shortlisted for a prestigious award at the Personnel Today Awards 2015. The company is one of six finalists in the “Consultancy of the Year” category, which recognises the achievements of Human Resources consultants and consultancies. In making their decision to shortlist TCM, the...

TCM shortlisted for key HR award

The TCM Group has been shortlisted for a prestigious award at the Personnel Today Awards 2015. The company is one of six finalists in the “Consultancy of the Year” category, which recognises the achievements of Human Resources consultants and consultancies. In making their decision to shortlist TCM, the...

We all want to be happy, don’t we? Happiness is one of the most important indicators of success. In fact, I would argue that it is the singularly most important indicator of success. When work is working, we feel valued, engaged, nurtured and supported...

Why a happy workplace gives everyone something to smile about

We all want to be happy, don’t we? Happiness is one of the most important indicators of success. In fact, I would argue that it is the singularly most important indicator of success. When work is working, we feel valued, engaged, nurtured and supported...