The value of open dialogue

Cafe owner Martha-Renee Kolleh put up a sign informing customers that she is a black woman, sparking wide ranging debate, including Guardian Comment is Free (1948 comments). Comments appeared covering perspectives on racism in the UK overall and Ossett, West Yorkshire...

City councillor guilty of racial harassment

A councillor in Bristol has been found guilty of racial harassment and given a 12 month conditional discharge.  Click here to read more on www.bbc.co.uk In this case the individuals were elected public servants, not employees, and the case was pursued through legal...

Workplace mediation

Many workplace issues, if dealt with early, can be resolved.  However, there are times when third party intervention can be the only answer.  The following is a real life scenario where workplace mediation helped to prevent a situation escalating to the point of a...