News and Blog

Welcome to the blogs and news section of the TCM website.

This area is dedicated to bringing you the latest news, views and thought leadership from TCM. In addition, we are posting an increasing number of contributions from practitioners and experts from across the fields of mediation, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) conflict management, human resources. employee relations, leadership, management and positive psychology. We aim to bring as much new content to this section as possible and we actively encourage others to contribute.

If you would like to post a blog of if you have some news you want to share, please call us on 0800 294 9787 or complete a short online enquiry form and we will call you straight back. Many thanks, The TCM Team!

Please note: whilst all blog posts are moderated and many are subject to peer review, the views expressed in this section do not necessarily represent the views of TCM.

Customer First’s 2019 assessment of The TCM Group.

There’s a huge contradiction at the heart of most workplaces. It attacks productivity, saps morale and leaves everyone

Save time money and stress, by training your managers to resolve conflict the TCM way.

There’s a huge contradiction at the heart of most workplaces. It attacks productivity, saps morale and leaves everyone

National Mediation Awards 2018

The TCM Group announce the launch of their ‘Clear Your Desk of Conflict’ campaign

Leading resolution organisation launches ‘Clear Your Desk of Conflict’ campaign

The TCM Group announce the launch of their ‘Clear Your Desk of Conflict’ campaign

New report calls for use of restorative justice to tackle sexual harassment

Formal approaches that are centred around blame and retribution are not the answer

5 reasons your business needs Leadiators

There’s a huge contradiction at the heart of most workplaces. It attacks productivity, saps morale and leaves everyone

Don’t be scared by workplace conflict this Halloween

It’s that time of year when we carve scary pumpkins, don spooky fancy dress and generally celebrate the creepier things in life.

Three part guide to dispute resolution

I bet you’re thinking, isn’t it both: a threat and an opportunity? Of course, you would be right.

What can rugby teach us about managing conflict?

When the times get tough, the team keeps going. It has been noted that Rugby Union is a “game for hooligans, played by gentleman”.

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

TCM shortlisted for key HR award

The TCM Group is one of six finalists in the “Consultancy of the Year” category, which recognises the achievements of Human Resources for consultants and consultancies.

Why a happy workplace gives everyone something to smile about

When work is working, we feel valued, engaged, nurtured and supported – it’s a wonderful feeling and it gives meaning to our lives – we feel happy.

The three types of workplace investigators

As a senior detective and police manager, I spent a disproportionate amount of time dealing with staff grievances, public complaints and misconduct enquiries.

The TCM Story

Standing in an inner-city estate in Leicester, David Liddle takes a deep breath. It’s 1995, and the young mediator has been using his skills to help solve community issues

Whistle Blowing

Making a disclosure in the public interest, or ‘whistle blowing’ as it’s more commonly known, has been making prominent media headlines again.

Top 3: Mistakes made by managers

Don’t: avoid difficult conversations. At some stage every business has to make tough decisions that may not be popular with everyone.

Bullying in the Workplace

Perceived wisdom has it that the only way to stop bullies is to stand up to them….but I tried it and it didn’t work….so if you’ve been the victim of bullying read on.

National Mediation Awards 2015

The Professional Mediation Association held their Annual General Meeting and National Mediation Awards last week at Browns Courtrooms