Search tagged wholly owned subsidiaries

Bradford hospital workers balloted over strike action to fight ‘backdoor privatisation’

Bradford hospital staff start industrial action vote over NHS trust’s plans to transfer them to wholly owned subsidiary company

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON comments on new guidance for creation of NHS subsidiary companies

UNISON will be making full use of this guidance in our scrutiny of any future trust plans to set up subsidiaries

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Bolton members vote to strike over pay equality

Industrial action vote follows offer of 2% – well below Agenda for Change agreement – for workers transferred to NHS subco

Article on the UNISON National site.

Bolton hospital workers’ pay ballot opens

Voting papers dispatched today in vote over action on pay parity

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Yorkshire hospitals strike called off after trust halts privatisation plan

Trust announced that it has scrapped plans to create a wholly-owned subsidiary after angry response at staff meetings

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

New strike dates announced in Wigan ‘subco‘ dispute

Strikers announce seven-day action beginning on 17 July in struggle to stay as NHS workers

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Reckless decision prompts third round of strike action at NHS Trust 

The decision taken today (Wednesday) by the board of Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust to push ahead with the outsourcing of hundreds of staff is reckless and foolhardly, says UNISON. Responding to the decision, staff at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust are taking five days of strike action, starting at 6am tomorrow (Thursday). […]

Press release on the UNISON National site.

I love working for the NHS – so I’m striking against being outsourced

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh hospital staff strike for 48 hours over plans to outsource their jobs to wholly owned private company

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

No back door privatisation leaflet

Media on the UNISON National site.

Harrogate NHS members reject plans to transfer them to private company

Consultative ballot sees 97% say ‘No’ to plans by North Yorkshire trust to move their jobs to a wholly owned subsidiary

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Resisting subcos

Short briefing on using guidance published by NHS Improvement in 2018, on wholly owned subsidiary companies.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Bradford hospital staff strike to stay in the NHS

Picket lines mark the start of seven days of action against plans to transfer members to a wholly owned subsidiary private company

Article on the UNISON National site.

NHS pause of ‘subcos’ long overdue

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

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Bolton hospital workers to ballot on action for pay parity

Wholly-owned subsidiary pays staff less than directly-employed workers after failing to implement NHS pay rise

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

‘We want to stay in the NHS: for ourselves and future generations’

Members at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS trust started a five-day strike today – here’s why, their own words

Article, News on the UNISON National site.