Better Boundaries – How to deal effectively with difficult people webinar

9 August 2021 1:00pm–2:00pm

Online event

We all have that difficult colleague, frenemy, family member who controls and dominates others. This workshop will set you on your way to improving assertiveness and boundaries without being aggressive. Examine the strategies used by master manipulators, and develop strategies of your own to keep your confidence high and your relationships protected. If you would […]

Unconscious Bias Workshop

3 September 2021 1:00pm–4:00pm

Online

In this workshop you will learn about what unconscious bias actually is and how our brains process information. Why does unconscious bias happen and where does it come from? What are the effects and impact of unconscious bias on individuals in society and in the workplace? How can we address our own and other people’s […]

Online Organising Stewards Course

6 September 2021

This online course will be spread between Monday 6 September 2021 to Friday 15 October 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 […]

Young Members Forum

7 September 2021 3:00pm–4:30pm

Online Meeting

Outcome

Mental Health Awareness

10 September 2021 12:00pm–1:00pm

Online course

This webinar is open to all members in the South East. Topics include: What is good Mental Health? The links between good Wellbeing habits and Mental Health, Stress and the workplace Assessing the impact of COVID-19 Enquiries and applications should be sent to membereducationse@unison.co.uk Outcome

Online Health & Safety Representatives Course

13 September 2021

This online course will be spread between Monday 13 September 2021 to Monday 18 October 2021. As the course involves group work and discussion, you will be expected to attend webinar based tutorials at fixed times. There are a number of other criteria which you must be able to commit to before embarking on the […]

Negotiating Skills Workshop

13 September 2021 1:00pm–4:00pm

Online

This workshop is aimed at UNISON representatives who are involved in negotiations or who are likely to become involved in negotiations with management on policies, pay, change management, and conditions. It will help participants to: develop and practice negotiating skills be more effective team negotiators understand the process of negotiating be familiar with different styles […]

ERA Refresher Training

14 September 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, […]

Regional Womens’ Forum and AGM

1 October 2021 1:00pm–5:00pm

Online meeting (physical meeting in Eastbourne if allowed)

With 1 million women members, the Women’s Forum aims to boost the confidence and skills of women with a focus on building knowledge and involvement in UNISON at branch and regional level. This yearly event is open to all UNISON women members and is a great opportunity for you to meet with other like minded […]

Dealing with the Menopause

18 October 2021 4:00pm–5:00pm

Online event

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 how UNISON can […]

Online Organising Stewards Course

25 October 2021

This online course will be spread between Monday 25 October 2021 to Friday 3 December 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 […]

Online Health & Safety Representatives Course

26 October 2021

This online course will be spread between Tuesday 26 October 2021 to Tuesday 30 November 2021. As the course involves group work and discussion, you will be expected to attend webinar based tutorials at fixed times. There are a number of other criteria which you must be able to commit to before embarking on the […]

ERA Refresher Training

26 October 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, […]

Bullying in the Workplace: How to beat the bullies

16 November 2021 12:00pm–1:00pm

Online event

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 membereducationse@unison.co.uk with your […]

Coping With Christmas and Beyond

1 December 2021 12:00pm–1:00pm

Online course

Christmas takes its toll on our mental health and wellbeing every year, and this year it could be exceptionally difficult for many UNISON members. All UNISON members are all invited to sign up for our online webinar from 12 – 1 on Wednesday 1 December, where we will consider: What makes Christmas so Stressful? Christmas […]