Essential Pet Care webinar

26 January 2021 6:00pm–6:45pm

Online event

This webinar is open to all members. A webinar hosted by a registered veterinary nurse who will cover the essentials of pet welfare, veterinary costs, getting new members of the family as well as taking questions. Though a specialist in small animals, this webinar will be focusing on cats and dogs. To reserve a space, […]

Guided Meditation session

27 January 2021 1:30pm–1:50pm

Online event

This session is open to all members and is being delivered by InnerSpace. 20 minute meditation to relax your mind, refresh your focus and recharge your energy. To reserve a space, please email your membership number to membereducationse@unison.co.uk. Outcome

Regional Young Members AGM

28 January 2021 10:00am–11:30am

Online Meeting

The Regional Young Members’ AGM 2021 will be taking place virtually. The Young Members’ Forum provides an opportunity to meet likeminded young members to discuss important issues affecting young workers. It is an opportunity to create and execute activities and campaigns and ensure that young members are fairly represented within UNISON democratic structures. A guide […]

New Year, Self Care! Budget Busting Workshop

28 January 2021 1:00pm–2:00pm

Online event

New Year, Self-Care: Christmas is a time which causes many of us to overspend, meaning we need extra financial advice in January. The impact of COVID-19 has meant that more than ever, we need to keep control of our finances. This workshop will show you how. If you would like to register to attend please […]

Hope Not Hate – Holding Difficult Conversations workshop

1 February 2021 10:00am–11:30am

Online event

People are becoming increasingly intolerant of inappropriate comments being made in the workplace. However, is there a way we can call people out on these comments without creating arguments? This session offers effective methods for allowing people to reflect on the problems of their comments without relying on passive aggressive or “myth-busting” techniques. We explore […]

Hope Not Hate – Holding Difficult Conversations workshop

1 February 2021 1:00pm–2:30pm

Online event

People are becoming increasingly intolerant of inappropriate comments being made in the workplace. However, is there a way we can call people out on these comments without creating arguments? This session offers effective methods for allowing people to reflect on the problems of their comments without relying on passive aggressive or “myth-busting” techniques. We explore […]

New Year, Self Care! World Cancer Day – Cancer in the Workplace

4 February 2021 1:00pm–2:00pm

Online event

New Year, Self-Care: This webinar will give participants some of the tools and knowledge needed to guide and support members who have been diagnosed with cancer or who have become carers for someone who has. Topics covered: Finding out more about cancer in the workplace and the impact it has Becoming familiar with relevant employment […]

New Year, Self Care! Bullying in the Workplace: How to beat the bullies

11 February 2021 1:00pm–2:00pm

Online event

New Year, Self-Care: This webinar will give participants some of the tools and knowledge needed to recognise and deal with bullying in the workplace. Topics covered: Recognising bullying The impact of Workplace Bullying Workplace bullying and the law How to fight back with UNISON’s help If you would like to register to attend please email […]

ERA Refresher Training

16 February 2021

Online event

By law, all workplace representatives are required to undertake training at least once every five years to keep up to date and maintain their ERA certification. The refresher course aims to update reps on new legislation which is relevant to their role and introduce new developments within UNISON. Much like a face to face course, […]

SE Local Government Committee (online meeting)

16 February 2021 10:00am–11:30am

Online meeting

UNISON represents people employed in all areas of public services, and in the region we organise our members into six service groups (SGs). There is a SG committee for each and they coordinate campaigning and organising in their respective employers and workplaces. The SGs are represented at Regional Committee and most other regional committees, but […]

School Support Staff – Know Your Rights

16 February 2021 11:00am–12:00pm

Online event

This webinar is open to all school support staff that are members of UNISON. Aims: To raise awareness of your rights at work in the context of working in schools Identify your main rights at work Discuss how UNISON can help to support staff members at your school Establish next steps for working with UNISON […]

New Year, Self Care! Dealing with the Menopause

18 February 2021 1:00pm–2:00pm

Online event

New Year, Self-Care: The majority of our members are women which means they are likely to experience the menopause at some stage of their life. The menopause is not something spoken about often so it can cause difficulties at work and even discrimination. We will be exploring the ways in which menopause affects women and […]

Disabled Members Committee Meeting

23 February 2021 1:00pm–2:30pm

Online Meeting

UNISON supports networks of self organised groups (SOGs) in branches and regions across the union. Our SOGs campaign for equality in the workplace and for improvements to legislation for workplaces and the wider community. The SOGs are represented at Regional Council and most other regional committees, but are accountable to their respective national group. Outcome

Online Organising Stewards Course

24 February 2021

This online course will be spread between Wednesday 24 February 2021 to Wednesday 7 April 2021. The course is a combination of fixed tutorial times and independent flexible working. There will be 5 hours of work a week (for every week of the 6 week course), inclusive of the tutorial times. There are a number […]

New Year, Self Care! Managing Change

25 February 2021 1:00pm–2:00pm

Online event

New Year, Self-Care: A webinar to analyse change, the negative impacts this can have on wellbeing and ways to manage it effectively. If you would like to register to attend please email membereducationse@unison.co.uk with your membership number. Outcome