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It’s ‘too late’ to go to Court over Christmas childcare rotas

Couples in conflict urged to take advantage of Government mediation voucher scheme to help resolve matters National Family Mediation (NFM) [...]

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What happens to pensions when you divorce?

Pensions can be valuable assets, and you need to consider these when you are looking at how to share your assets upon divorce or separation. Read our advice on how to approach this. [...]

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NFM – Annual General Meeting

National Family Mediation will be holding their 40th AGM on Wednesday 2nd November - 12.00-1.00pm via Zoom. If you would [...]

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Mediation charity calls for greater awareness of support as divorce rates rise

NFM says it had a surge in enquiries from couples dealing with ‘highly emotive topics’ post No-Fault legislation Divorce applications [...]

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Charity urges government to ‘do more’ to help children benefit from mediation

NFM says child-inclusive mediation remains ‘out of reach’ for many The charity National Family Mediation (NFM) has called on the [...]

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Now we know the makeup of British families, can we afford to wait any longer to ‘meet their needs’? – Jane Robey, CEO, NFM

Earlier this month the government published the lengthy, very comprehensive, and long-awaited Independent Family Review report which contains ‘ground-breaking research’ [...]

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The Damaging Impact of Inter-Party Politics

By Jane Robey - CEO, National Family Mediation As the government continues to deliberate over whether it has confidence in, [...]

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National Mediation Charity reports surge in enquiries in the run up to Father’s Day

Every June families across the country celebrate Father’s Day. It’s seen as an opportunity to thank all of the fathers [...]

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Government extends family mediation voucher scheme

Thousands more families to benefit from mediation voucher scheme as Government confirms extension The Government’s Family Mediation Voucher Scheme has [...]

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Radical reform is needed if we are to end the endemic capacity issues in courts

By Jane Robey - CEO, NFM Towards the back end of April, the Justice Committee called on the Government to [...]

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Top 5 Reasons People Come to Family Mediation

No family is without its drama, but for the most part disagreements and disputes can be settled with a little [...]

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Warring Ex’s Urged To Mediate Over Passports for Kids to Avoid Delays

Caution coincides with concerns over passport application backlog A national charity has urged separated and divorced parents in conflict not [...]

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Managing Loneliness Following Your Relationship Breakdown

Separation or divorce can be a very traumatic event in a person's life and the end of a relationship often [...]

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Mediation charity braces itself ahead of ‘No-Fault’ divorce surge

Family dispute specialists who are part of the country’s largest network of family mediators are preparing for what is expected [...]

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Charity responds to ‘worrying increase’ in time it takes for Family Courts to deal with child matters

A leading national mediation charity has responded to the latest data from The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) which has shown [...]

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Family Hubs – another nice idea with no substance?

Earlier this year the Government published its long-awaited, highly anticipated ‘levelling up’ whitepaper. A document in which it outlined its [...]

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How to manage Mother’s Day following your divorce or separation

Mother's day for mums who have recently divorced or separated can be a difficult and upsetting time, especially if it [...]

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‘No fault’ divorce is great, but it’s time to move the conversation on

With the dawn of ‘no fault’ divorce almost upon us there is a sense of post-election frivolity reverberating throughout the [...]

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