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Further education cuts threaten sustainability of UK businesses, says UNISON

Further education should not be at the bottom of the pecking order when it comes to investment.

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON responds to government’s careers strategy

The government careers strategy is a missed opportunity to pull together an effective and coherent careers service.

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Teaching assistants use own money to fund uniforms and trips to help struggling parents

More than half (54%) of respondents said parents are increasingly in need of more help, while just under half (49%) reported pupils arriving at […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Billions needed to address jaw-dropping council funding cuts

Funding announced in the Chancellor’s spending review goes nowhere near to solving this

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Unions call for a 10% pay rise for local government workers

Council staff have paid a heavy price during the years of austerity

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Education unions warn academy trusts over cuts

The UK’s largest academy chain faces a potential dispute with seven education unions over job cuts, low wages and outsourcing.

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Council workers pawning belongings to make ends meet, says UNISON

It’s shocking that so many people in jobs are still struggling financially and living in poverty.

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Mismanagement by academy trust leaves vulnerable students and staff facing huge cuts

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. 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). […]

Press release on the UNISON Greater London site.

Victory for staff as academy chain drops plans to axe jobs

The rethink will provide relief for the staff who had feared for their jobs, says UNISON. The union has been campaigning for the Trust to drop the plans amid concerns that […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Fair pay rise for council staff would be affordable, says UNISON

UNISON, Unite and GMB are calling for wages to rise to £10 per hour for the lowest paid local government workers, with a 10% rise for other […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Reduce vice chancellor pay and reward staff fairly across the university sector

The OfS report demonstrates the inequality and injustice at the heart of higher education pay

Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON responds to CQC State of Care report

Much more needs to be done to improve the social care sector and restore the dignity that’s lacking

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Mismanagement by academy trust leaves vulnerable students and staff facing huge cuts

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.

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Strike ballot for higher education staff over pay and pensions

More than two thirds of staff rejected offers on pay and pensions during the summer

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UK’s biggest academy chain faces vote of no confidence from staff

Education unions representing staff at Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) – the largest academy chain in the UK – are today (Wednesday) launching a ballot asking if employees have confidence in the trust’s leadership. The move comes after AET failed to listen to staff concerns over proposed cutbacks and restructuring. The changes will put the wellbeing […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.