Disabled Members Committee Meeting

6 October 2021 2:00pm–3:30pm

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

Regional Women’s Forum 2021 – Back To Work As Usual?

1 – 2 October 2021

Online meeting

This year’s UNISON South East Regional Women’s Forum takes place 1-2 October with a range of talks and workshops and a chance to network with other women in the region.

Community Committee

28 September 2021 2:00pm–3:30pm

Online Meeting

The regional Community Committee represents our members working across the South East’s charities, voluntary organisations and some private sector care providers.

Finance Committee Meeting

16 September 2021 11:00am–12:30pm

Online Meeting

The Finance Committee is accountable to the Regional Council for all finances in the region relating to the lay member budget.

Police and Justice Committee

15 September 2021 11:00am–12:30pm

Online Meeting

The Regional Police & Justice Committee represents members across the regional service group and helps to develop campaigns and inform UNISON policy on behalf of Police & Justice workers.

Regional Labour Link Committee

14 September 2021 2:00pm–3:30pm


UNISON is affiliated to the Labour Party and the Labour Link
committee coordinates our joint campaigning work with the Party
within our branches and across the region.

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, […]

Negotiating Skills Workshop

13 September 2021 1:00pm–4:00pm


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 […]

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 […]

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

Young Members Forum

7 September 2021 3:00pm–4:30pm

Online Meeting


Long Covid Workshop

7 September 2021 2:00pm–4:00pm

Online course

UNISON is holding a Long Covid Workshop open to all Activists from the region. We’ll be covering key issues in the workplace like: What is Long Covid? How does it affect people in the workplace? Is it a Disability covered by the Equality Act 2010? How can UNISON support members impacted by Long Covid? Email […]

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 […]

Unconscious Bias Workshop

3 September 2021 1:00pm–4:00pm


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‚Äôs […]

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 […]