Police staff publish 5% pay claim for England and Wales

Unions publish joint claim which also calls for two lowest pay points to be deleted

Photograph of police officers and PCSOs in high vis jackets

Listen to what police staff have to say, Home Office told

UNISON surveys 4,500 police staff members on issues facing them as home secretary conducts ‘frontline review’ to ‘better understand’ service’s experience and needs

Barred from the force for cancer – the government lists stopping police staff doing their jobs

There was outcry at UNISON’s police and justice conference today at the new lists that bar police staff from jobs for life.  

Pay is top of agenda at police and justice conference

Pay reform in the police and probation service was the first topic of this year’s police and justice service group conference

‘Sexual harassment isn’t just about celebrities’

Assistant general secretary Christina McAnea addresses police and justice conference

August: it was no holiday

There was no lying on sun-loungers for UNISON or many of our members involved in key struggles at work

UNISON and National Police Chiefs’ Council to tackle worrying levels of sexual harassment

This research finds levels of sexual harassment consistent with that reported in police forces internationally as well as other workplace surveys.

Drop in criminals facing court as police lack resources to investigate

The number of reported crimes ending with a suspect in court has dropped along with police staff, while the use of volunteers in the police force is on the rise

UNISON challenges police commissioner takeover of fire services

Concern for support staff jobs as cost-cutting drives government agenda

Khan-do attitude

As Sadiq Khan approaches the halfway point in his first term, Demetrios Matheou snatched a few minutes in the whirlwind schedule of the London Mayor

‘Now is the time to win for our members’

UNISON general secretary speaks at union’s police and justice service group conference

Police and justice: Service group executive by-election result

Result of the by-election for the probation general seat on the police and justice service group executive.

Police cuts and crime in your area

Since the Conservatives came to power, both in coalition and after, the police service has been devastated by cuts

police community support officer speaking into a radio

Police staff agree to terms and conditions changes

Members in England and Wales vote in favour of changes to the Police Staff Handbook, which will come into effect on 1 April

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New vision for policing strategy fails to deal with declining workforce, says UNISON

A ten-year strategy launched today (Wednesday) to transform policing does not address the serious decline in staff numbers, according to UNISON. Police Vision 2025, drawn up by police chiefs and commissioners, will fail unless the government pays for more officers to patrol the streets, says the union. Community policing has become much harder to carry […]