Behind the scenes of a successful insourcing campaign

UNISON members at a London NHS trust explain how they won their insourcing campaign – and the many benefits

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Bringing services home

A successful insourcing campaign at a London university offers valuable lessons for UNISON’s campaign to bring services in-house

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How to … run an insourcing campaign

UNISON branches are tackling insourcing with increasing success. The union has produced a new guide that will help others wishing to bring their members back in-house

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Lisa Nandy at 2023 Local government conference

Labour promises to rebuild local government

Lisa Nandy says Labour has been ‘inspired’ by UNISON’s work on insourcing, bringing services back into local authority control

Insourcing campaigners at Barts NHS Trust celebrate final phase

Cleaning, catering and support staff at five London hospitals are now back in-house

Insourcing win at North Middlesex University Hospital

‘This is life-changing for many of us. We feel more valued and motivated to work here’

female cleaner in a hospital

Hospital staff in Liverpool are coming home

Staff at two Liverpool hospital sites who work as cleaners, porters, caterers and in other domestic services will be transferred in-house on 1 April

General secretary Dave Prentis with striking members and the Barnet UNISON banner outside The Library, in Barnet, north London

Insourcing win at Barnet council

Over 300 staff in a variety of services like trading standards, environmental health and other regulatory services, will now be transferred back in-house

Delegates reveal that it’s not all doom and gloom

Conference hears of successful insourcing campaigns – and agrees to learn new ways of getting messages out to members and the public

University Hospital Wishaw

UNISON wins major insourcing battle in Lanarkshire

The jobs of 400 workers at University Hospital Wishaw will be transferred from private contractor Serco onto NHS contracts, with no job losses

Port Talbot leisure workers

Welsh leisure centre workers claim insourcing victory

After a UNISON-led campaign, a Welsh council has announced that its leisure services will be brought back in house

Labour’s pledge to create insourcing wave for public services is welcome, says UNISON

End the race to the bottom

Sign above the main entrance of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

UNISON wins outsourcing battle at London medical university

UNISON members at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine are celebrating after it was announced that they will be brought back in house

What a start to the new decade!

In-sourcing, strike suspensions, maternity policy improvements and backing Keir Starmer for Labour leader – it’s been a busy month

Labour’s insourcing plans are a welcome first step, says UNISON

Commenting on the Labour Party’s plans to reverse the trend of public services being outsourced to private contractors and bring services back in-house, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “This report is a welcome first step on the road to ending the scourge of public service privatisation. For the first time in 20 years we’re seeing positive signs […]