National News

September 21st, 2018

Responding to the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) consultation on the structure and services provided by the probation system, UNISON national officer for probation Ben Priestley said:

“This is the last chance saloon for the probation service and rescue plans proposed by the...

September 21st, 2018

Large cuts are looming at the TBAP multi-academy trust, which runs schools in London, Essex, Cambridgeshire and the North West, following accusations of financial mismanagement, say education unions today (Friday).

The TBAP trust, which teaches children excluded from mainstream education...

September 21st, 2018

Responding to news that West Nottinghamshire College has received a financial health notice to improve from the government after requesting £2.1million financial support, UNISON national officer Leigh Powell said:

“It’s a disgrace that financial troubles have escalated to...

September 21st, 2018

New resources are available in the online UNISON organising space to help health branches make sure that NHS members are getting every penny they are owed to as part of the union’s Earning Max project.

Branches can download and use these to build successful local campaigns and make sure...

September 20th, 2018

Responding to NHS Improvement’s announcement today that plans to outsource non-medical staff to subsidiary companies have been paused, UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said:

“This whole policy has been a damaging distraction. Valuable resources that could have gone on...

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