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The PMA Board take on the views from of Survey 2016...
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Thank you to all of the members that took part in the PMA Survey 2016. Your views have directly effected the added benefits to your memberships.

Board Meeting 27/01/2016

The board met in January to further discuss the PMA future plans for 2016. They have looked at and addressed some of the points raised from the survey 2016 and thank respondents for taking part. Discussions with regards to pricing structure, membership benefits, what type of event and training will be organised and the relocation of the PMA office from April.
PMA New Pricing Structure
 
Decisions have been made with regards to the new pricing structure bringing the PMA into line with other Mediation Professional Bodies. New membership benefits have been added and the board are encouraged by the support members have been giving to the PMA and so are offering all Associate and Accredited Individual renewals made in 2016 a 2-for-1 on membership prices. This means that all Associate and Accredited members who renew their existing membership in 2016 - will not have to renew again until 2018.

Indivdual and Coporate pricing structures will stay the same.
 

New member benefits added
  • Free ticket to the National Mediation Awards Ceremony in October 2016 Guest Speaker PMA Patron Sir Michael Gibbons  
  • Issuing Membership Cards for all Accredited members and Accredited members that renew in 2016
  • New CPD Programme
  • Research into the benefits of Mediation is underway-providing you with a first look and access when complete
  • A new section on the forum for "tried and tested" mediation venues- where you can upload venues you have used and rate venues you have used and share this knowledge with pother Mediators 
  • Free benefit of advertising in the newsletters and website for Mediators
  • Employment Law details to be issued to all members on a monthly basis.
  • More Networking Events (Plannings in place for the first to be held in March)
  • Pro-Bono opportunities
PMA INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY!
The PMA are looking for an an undergraduate / post graduate who would be interested in taking up an internship and assisting in the new research programme being conducted on behalf of the PMA. 

Please see website link for details.
Looking mediators, especially workplace mediators, who might be interested in taking part in free global online practice mediation simulations?
 
These free online mediation simulatios are organised by Giuseppe Leone of Virtual Mediation Laboratory. For further information Giuseppe can be contacted on:   virtualmediationlab@gmail.com
Charity Incorporated Organisation
The PMA are changing, can you help assist?
The PMA are hoping to change from a Not for profit organisation Incorporated Company into a Charity Incorporated organisation can anyone offer assist pro-bono with this process then please contact ken.bamford@professionalmediator.org 
PMA Members entitled to discount

Reframing Skills Intermediate to Advance skills for Mediators - Hosted by The TCM Group 19/02/2016

Creating a Mediation Friendly Culture - Hosted by The TCM Group. 24/03/2016

Exclusive New Event to be held end of March for Members- Watch this space

Please email: admin@professionalmediator.org

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