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In the world of business, there are bound to be disagreements. Whether it’s a disagreement between two employees or a conflict between different departments, it’s important to have a system in place to resolve these disagreements quickly and efficiently. Perhaps one of the most common conflicts businesses faces is between buyers and sellers.
Media buyers are responsible for planning, negotiating, and executing media buys on behalf of their company. Oftentimes, disputes arise between media buyers and the sellers they’re working with. These disputes can stem from a variety of issues, such as price, quality, or delivery of the product. In some cases, mediation may be necessary to resolve the issue.
Mediation is a process where an impartial third party facilitates communication between two parties in order to reach a resolution. This process can be beneficial for both parties involved because it allows them to come to an agreement without going to court. Court cases can be costly and time-consuming, so mediation is often seen as a more favourable option.
The Benefits of Mediation
There are many benefits that come with using mediation to resolve media buyer disputes. First and foremost, mediation is confidential. What happens in mediation stays in mediation; nothing said during the process can be used against either party in court. This confidentiality allows both parties to feel more comfortable discussing the issue at hand and openly sharing their thoughts and feelings.
Another benefit of mediation is that it’s cost-effective. Hiring an attorney to represent you in court can be expensive, but mediators typically charge by the hour—which means you only have to pay for the time you use. Additionally, mediators don’t take sides; their goal is simply to help you reach a resolution that works for both parties involved.
Finally, mediation is fast. The process can typically be completed within a few hours or days, whereas a court case could drag on for months or even years. If you’re looking for a quick and efficient way to resolve a dispute, mediation may be the answer.
If you find yourself in a dispute with a media buyer, don’t hesitate to try mediation. The process is confidential, cost-effective, and fast—and it just might help you reach a resolution that works for both parties involved.
Are you facing the prospect of mediation yourself?
The team of legal and technical experts at Immediation are here to help guide you through the mediation process and reach the best possible outcome. You can do it 100% online or opt to use a managed service where the Immediation personnel do everything for you, from start to finish.
Mediation is a good first step in the dispute resolution process. It’s Immediation’s goal to help you sustain your business relationships, while resolving the matter quickly and professionally.
Want to know more, or enquire about your business dispute? Simply fill out the form on the contact page and they’ll be in touch.