Core helps people in business, organisations and the public sector to find quick, constructive and creative solutions to disputes and other difficult situations.
We work throughout the UK and beyond, providing a high quality, independent mediation and facilitation service, as well as specialist coaching and training.
"Are my professional advisers recommending mediation? Are they skilled in using it?" If the answer to either question is "No", the next questions are "Why not?" and "What are we, as clients, going to do about it?"Read more
Workshop: Women Leaders: Purpose, Power and Presence Join Hetty Einzig and Liz Rivers and meet an inspirational group of like-minded women, see yourself through their eyes and discover what an amazing woman you truly are, leaving with new skills, insights and connections.Read more
John Sturrock writes from Jordan, a country that has taken on a peacemaking role in the last several years in the Middle East.Read more
Read John Sturrock's article in the Scottish Legal News Annual Review 2016Read more
Registration is now open for our 2016 Residential Summer School at the superb Blair Estate, with early bird rates available.Read more
Read the final chapter of The Mediator's Log, published in the Journal of the Law Society of Scotland.Read more
Read about the recently passed Apologies (Scotland) Act 2016 -- an exciting development!Read more
Read about Core's upcoming courses, our new Leadership Team Away Day facilitation service, the Apology Bill receiving Royal Assent and more.Read more
Standards need to be maintained in the face of the knowledge and automation revolution. Read John Sturrock's latest article in the Scotsman, published Monday, 7 March 2016.Read more
Read about Core's upcoming courses, an announcement of a new Core Associate and more.Read more
Can our politicians collaborate more?Read more
At the start of a new year, it is always useful to reflect on the year just concluded. This reminds us of what has been achieved, what didn’t work and what can be aspired to in the future.Read more
A very happy new year! Read The Music of Mediation, John’s “desert island discs” blog on mediation-themed song titles – for contemporary music lovers!Read more
Thank you for the energy, intellect and enthusiasm you shared with us this week. Rarely do you get to be on a course with a facilitator who has such a broad range....
I have found the course to be a positive and inspiring experience, which has challenged my professional practices and caused me to consider what is important. It should be compulsory!
With the excellent record I've had with Core and mediation as a process, I will continue to consider this form of ADR in all the claims I handle!
I thought the course was superb - one of the most fulfilling (albeit difficult) experiences I have ever had….it has made me think very differently about what I have been doing for the last 20...
Thank you enormously for your contribution - it has saved vast expense, energy and doubtless nervous exhaustion for all. A great advert for mediation in general, and Core in particular.
In 20 years of attending educational and skills training courses, I am happy to say that this was the most informative, useful and enjoyable I have yet been to.
My colleagues both work on very high profile projects which require them to deal with a good deal of conflict and I consider your course to be the best there is in helping anyone to...