HR, Labour, Negotiation & Mediation Consultancy

MediateSA assists clients with cutting edge Strategic Human Capital and Business Strategy solutions transforming current HR capital and Business challenges into future successes by exceeding customer expectations, uncompromised quality and unmatched value for money propositions.
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  • All HR/IR aspects of small and medium sized businesses who wish to outsource
  • Generally, all aspects of HR
  • All aspects of performance management including poor performance management
  • We specialise in policies and procedures:
    • Tailor made writing of policies and procedures
    • Updating and aligning of policies and procedures with current labour legislation
    • COVID 19 best practises
  • Consulting on management and leadership issues
  • Head hunting
  • Mentoring and coaching inexperienced HR managers.

Training and Development

Custom made training course design and facilitating relevant soft skills courses:

Coaching and mentoring of Managers and Supervisors as well as inexperienced HR managers

Employee Relations/ IR

Consulting on labour law, Employee Relations and Industrial relations matters, including;

  • Wage negotiations,
  • Investigating and chairing disciplinary hearings,
  • CCMA representation,
  • Facilitating conflict through mediation and other solutions,
  • Employment Equity matters including the training of committee members
  • Training of all relevant Employee Relations matters such as legislation, how to chair and investigate disciplinary matters, how to conduct a grievance hearing, how to represent at CCMA/Bargaining Council, Arbitration.


Allowing competitive advantage through building profitable corporate negotiating capabilities and application based soft skills training, using cutting edge, best practise negotiation models in the world.

Studies in the UK (YouGov survey) have concluded that businesses lose significant amounts of money (12+ USD PER HOUR) through a lack of negotiation capabilities.

The Negotiator

Dr Esme van Dyk (Dip IR (IIR) Adv Lab Law (UNISA) MBA PhD is a practising mediator, negotiator and conflict resolution practitioner. She has decades extensive experience in the above fields. She is a member of SAAM (SA Association of Mediators) and was elected to serve on the panel of The African Institute for Dispute Settlement.

An accredited trainer and assessor she presents numerous courses in the area of employment law, leadership development, negotiations, mediations, management, etc. She completed her dissertation on the topic “A scientific model for corporate negotiators.”


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