Chancellor ‘ducking decision’ to reform social care, says UNISON

Gavin Edwards says Rishi Sunak must act now to fund major overhaul of the sector

Chancellor has ignored public service workers, says UNISON

Rescuing economy and public services should go hand in hand

Nothing for worn-out NHS staff who’ve kept us safe in the pandemic, say health unions

Golden opportunity wasted to reward NHS staff

Chancellor must use the budget to show social care really matters

The case for the wholesale reform of the UK care system has never been stronger

Chancellor Rishi Sunak with the red Budget box

NHS staff ​urge the chancellor to do the right thing and fund a pay rise

Rishi Sunak should give something back on behalf of the nation

Chancellor Rishi Sunak with the red Budget box

‘Make it a workers’ budget,’ UNISON urges chancellor

General secretary to call for an end to the pay freeze, real living wage for care workers and proper investment in local government

Reality check: public sector pay freeze

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a public sector pay freeze in the government’s spending review last week, backed up by some claims that need further analysis

Reality check: public sector pay freeze

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a public sector pay freeze in the government’s spending review last week, backed up by some claims that need further analysis

Behind the headlines, Magazine on the Magazine site.

Budget shows the government’s been listening to the NHS but not social care

Chancellor side-steps social care crisis

Blog: What this budget proved is that austerity is far from over

Our country deserves better than this. After eight years of letting down public services and our communities, we need a radical Labour government committed to fundamental change in our economy and our society. The Tories, as this budget showed, are capable of nothing more than meddling at the margins.

UNISON responds to funding for crisis mental health services

More must be done to make mental health services safer and kinder places to work

PFI abolition pledge doesn’t help public services with contracts

The Chancellor’s promise that there’ll be no more PFI contracts signed is welcome

Budget doesn’t end the austerity nightmare

Years of wrecking ball austerity have left local services in a perilous state

Key council services need funding, Chancellor told

115 MPs sign UNISON letter to Philip Hammond

UNISON puts pressure on Treasury to increase universal credit work allowance

The government must reverse its cuts to universal credit so that workers are allowed to keep more of the money they earn every month, says UNISON today (Thursday). Millions of workers on the minimum wage will only see a fraction of any increase, says the union, unless their monthly work allowance goes up too. This […]