What can mediation be used for?

Mediation can be used to address a range of conflicts including:

• Communication difficulties 
• Personality clashes 
• Breakdown of working relationships
• Bullying and harassment 

Mediation may not be suitable in the following situations: 

• Academic disputes 
• Issues of process
• Performance management
• If a person is particularly vulnerable or fragile
• If a person is completely uncompromising or inflexible

If you’re unsure as to whether mediation is suitable, please contact the mediation service co-ordinator.  Every case is different and it may be down to the co-ordinator or mediators to make a judgement.