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Mediation Matters: As storm clouds gather, you need faith in those you employ

Date:26 NOV 2014
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Chief Executive, NFM
This National Family Mediation article was written to coincide with Resolution's third Family Dispute Resolution Week running from 24–28 November 2014.

This awareness-raising week aims to highlight the alternatives to court for separating couples and their families. Support the campaign on Twitter using #abetterway #ResolutionWeek and #familylaw

We’re just a few weeks away from the introduction of a compulsory accreditation scheme which all family mediators will have to work towards if they’re to sell their services to the public.

Nobody reading this would contest that family mediation is increasingly important in the resolution of family disputes. So news of Government funding that will enable this key accreditation process to be undertaken is most welcome. The new system promises to be positive not just for separating couples and taxpayers but for the profession too. It might also be an overdue one.

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