Staff and investors should seize opportunity at Centrica AGM
The country needs a grown-up relationship with Europe and one that takes account of the June 2016 result.
Drivers being hit with penalties for rushing patients to hospital
More than half of hospital staff in England wouldn’t eat food served to patients because it’s unhealthy and of poor quality, according to a survey by UNISON published today (Wednesday). Many NHS employees and those working for private firms, including nurses, porters and those in administrative roles, also reveal nutritious meals aren’t available to buy […]
The UK is four days away from a catastrophic no-deal Brexit
Findings are based on a new survey, Mental Health Matters, of more than 600 employees across the UK who mainly work in the NHS.
The government must find the money to ensure tens of thousands of low-paid cleaners, porters, security guards and catering staff working for private contractors in hospitals across England receive the same pay rise as colleagues employed by the NHS, says UNISON today (Sunday). The lowest paid workers in the NHS were given a £2,000 pay […]
Workers at the Environment Agency are to take industrial action after a below-inflation pay rise was forced on staff earlier this year, UNISON said today (Thursday). Staff overwhelmingly backed industrial action in their demand for a fairer offer than the 1.3% rise they were given back in January. More than 85% of votes cast supported taking action, which includes stopping […]
Commenting on the 500 planned redundancies announced at British Gas today
Responding to the transfer of more than 700 staff at Chesterfield Royal Hospital Trust to a new private arm’s-length company this week
Pioneering charter showing how volunteers can make a valuable contribution to the NHS in England, without undermining paid staff or affecting patient safety, is being launched today.
Commenting on the meeting today (Wednesday) between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn
The UK’s largest academy chain faces a potential dispute with seven education unions over job cuts, low wages and outsourcing.
Commenting on the failure of the Withdrawal Bill, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Theresa May must stop trying to railroad her awful Withdrawal Agreement through Parliament. It’s been rejected three times, but still the Prime Minister won’t take no for an answer. “The PM has tried to impose a deal that no-one truly believes […]
Theresa May can leave Downing Street, but the country won’t notice a difference while the Conservative Party remains in power.