UNISON is the biggest union of police staff in England, Scotland and Wales.
UNISON aims to make the police service a better place to work for police staff by
- Recruiting and organising effectively in every police force
- Listening to what our members want
- Negotiating better pay and conditions
- Promoting and pursuing diversity and equality in everything we do
UNISON has 40,000 police staff members in forces in England, Scotland, and Wales, in all forces except the Met, City of London and British Transport Police.
Every year, UNISON's trained representatives help thousands of police staff.
We give you expert protection and advice in the following areas:
- Disciplinary action
- IPCC investigations
- Professional Standards Enquiries
We also offer unparalleled collective representation on terms and conditions and pay, and a whole range of great member benefits.
Read the latest edition of UNISON's 'Police and Justice' magazine for all members working in police, probation and CAFCASS.
This circular explains the legal obligations on PCCs to publish certain information. Branches are encouraged to study the attached Statutory Instruments and use the attached model letter to ensure that relevant information is published by your own PCC.
Attached to this circular you will find a copy of Police Staff Council Joint Circular 74, published on 20 December 2012, which confirms that the PSC endorses the above ACPO Guidance on Business Interests for Police Staff. A copy of the ACPO Guidance is also attached for ease of access.
Guidance to police forces on how to implement the first year of the recent two year pay deal. The guidance is the result of efforts by the Police Staff Council Trade Union Side to clarify eligibility for the first year of the award. Branches are asked to bring this guidance to the attention of members, particularly those members who will benefit from this new guidance, and to confirm that their force understands and implements the attached joint guidance.
UNISON Police Branches are being encouraged to consider nominating members for one of the 2013 Awards from the British Association of Women in Policing. Details of the nomination process and timetable can be found below.
The first Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for West Midlands Police, Bob Jones has announced that he will scrap the controversial Business Partnering Programme with immediate effect.