Magazine

The timeline of a crime

You call 999, you’re put through to someone, the police arrive… But of course, it’s never as simple as that

The goalie fighting to save dreams

After a starry career on the pitch, Everton and Wales footballing legend Neville Southall is now a UNISON member, working to help struggling youngsters

Having the confidence to help

For teaching assistant Hasmita Dhamelia, a UNISON course to build confidence led to a new role – as a UNISON rep

Engineering a better society

Magda Lezama is a senior council engineer, a rambler, a wine enthusiast, a single mum and a UNISON activist.

How to… picture this

It’s great to have photographs to use in your campaigning work. But how can you make the best impression with your pictures?

The Sound of Public Services

A UNISON trio are balancing their public service jobs with a new role – as rock stars

Fighting for the right to nurse

Emily Heron’s dream to become a nurse is being thwarted by the government’s decision to scrap the NHS bursary

How UNISON changed the law: the story behind our success

UNISON has won the most significant judicial intervention in the history of British employment law

Football and politics can mix

Liam Rosenior – a footballer with a conscience

The Manchester Arena terrorist attack – members’ stories

Adam Williams was with a hospital patient when he heard news of an explosion in Manchester. Twenty minutes later he was at the scene

Police cuts and crime in your area

Since the Conservatives came to power, both in coalition and after, the police service has been devastated by cuts

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General election 2017: pay and the cost of living

With just a few days until the election, UNISON looks at what the main parties have to say on two of the issues most important to our members

General election 2017: Social care

With just a few days until the election UNISON looks at what the main parties have to say on social care – one of the issues that matter most to our members

General election 2017: The NHS

With the election upon us, UNISON considers its five key demands for the NHS – and how the main parties measure up in their manifestos

Where’s the support for our mental health?

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, UNISON members share their experiences of the UK’s struggling mental health services