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.
England and Scotland: "Can we live interdependently, whatever happens?” Wednesday 26 August, at 6.30pm. Guest speakers are John Swinney MSP, Deputy First Minister of Scotland, and Bernard Jenkin MP, Chair of the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Select Committee in the House of Commons.Read more
Why Didn't We Have This Conversation a Year Ago? Core is hosting several events at the Festival Fringe. Themes are the Church, the Constitution and the Climate. An evening of dialogue about conflict, hosted by John Sturrock, with distinguished guests, food, music and discussion.Read more
John Sturrock gives key note address at New Zealand conference. Exploring the important role that mediation and mediators can play not only in conventional dispute resolution, but in broader issues of political, policy and global significance, such as climate change.Read more
The latest mediation articles and special events in our June newsletter. Read about the trams inquiry, how lawyers can make the best of mediation and more. Spaces are still available on our Residential Summer School: Using Mediation Skills as a Leader.Read more
Core Solutions has welcomed proposals to introduce an Apologies Bill for Scotland in the Scottish Parliament. We believe this legislation has potential to be part of a more constructive and open approach to relationships, business, governance, service provision and workplaces in Scotland. You can read our submission below.Read more
Read John Sturrock's paper on the potential benefits of mediation's role in dispute resolution and policy making in Scotland, including recommendations to promote its greater use.Read more
Our series concludes as the parties work towards a resolution in Part 10 of The Mediator's Log. This story of a mediation day is on its way to further enhanced publication! Watch this space...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...