SSE planned sale shows precarious nature of UK energy market, says UNISON

“The sale is yet another sign that the UK’s energy sector is in a precarious state.”

No more job cuts at British Gas as chief exec leaves, says UNISON

Reducing dividend instead of staff is positive move

Here comes summer!

June was another busy month for the union – more victories for our members, and conferences in Liverpool

Centrica jobs cuts are a ‘terrible blow’ but there’s a solution

Retail arms of big six energy firms should be nationalised

Taking big steps

Labour’s shadow minister for energy spoke passionately to delegates at the energy conference about the party’s ambitious vision for the energy industry

Energy – “Our jobs, our professions, our futures”

The energy industry faces unprecedented challenges and UNISON is fighting to place workers and their rights at the heart of a greener economy

Blog: Why Labour should nationalise energy suppliers

ationalisation would create a “green army” working to decarbonise UK homes and businesses. Customer services and sales staff would have their time freed up to focus on helping consumers become more energy efficient which reduces consumption, bills and emissions. Renewable forms of energy like solar panels or converting homes to greener hydrogen boilers would become the norm among consumers.

Gas boss should have pay rise blocked, says UNISON

Staff and investors should seize opportunity at Centrica AGM

Job losses at British Gas ‘disappointing‘

Commenting on the 500 planned redundancies announced at British Gas today

npower troubles ‘just the tip of the iceberg’

The UK’s entire retail energy market is broken and in need of an urgent fix

Defying the cold and looking to the future

UNISON started the new year in January as we mean to go on

Energy unions call for talks on just transition

UNISON, Unite, GMB and Prospect call for meeting with energy secretary after releasing template for a just transition to a low-carbon economy

Energy merger collapse means uncertain future for staff, says UNISON

Commenting on the announcement that the proposed merger between energy firm nPower and SSE is no longer happening, UNISON national energy officer Matt Lay said: “Bringing together the parts of both companies that look after residential customers was meant to secure jobs and ensure both firms had a future. “Now the deal is off, employees […]

a lit gas ring

Centrica urged to talk about pension proposals

UNISON members won’t accept Centrica proposals to work longer, pay more and get less

Government must give bold hydrogen scheme the go-ahead, says UNISON

Reduce carbon emissions and create thousands of jobs