LGBT+ History Month Quiz

18 February 2021 7:30pm–8:45pm

Online quiz

Test your knowledge of LGBT+ history (and other topics!) by joining our special online quiz, hosted by the Regional LGBT+ Group. Everyone is welcome to pit their wits and try to win one of our excellent prizes, and friends and family of UNISON members can also join in the fun. Please email p.young@unison.co.uk to register, […]

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, […]

Online Health & Safety Representatives Course

18 January 2021

This online course will be spread between Monday 18 January 2021 to Friday 26 February 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 […]

Digital branch AGMs – tools & tips

12 January 2021 2:00pm–3:30pm

Online event

Get help with running your branch AGM online. In 2021, most UNISON branches will be running their AGM online for the first time ever. This briefing will help branch chairs understand how to navigate chairing online meetings, and give tips and tools to AGM organisers to make everything run smoothly. If you’re a branch chair, […]

Online Organising Stewards Course

11 January 2021

This online course will be spread between Monday 11 January 2021 to Friday 19 February 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 […]

Education Update

5 January 2021 2:00pm–4:00pm

Online webinar

This update is open to all activists with an interest in learning and education.  Hosting the event is Sam Raymond – Regional Education Officer , Vicki Gibbs – Equalities and Education/Area Organiser and  Abbey Dunn – Regional Learning and Development Organiser.  Discussion points; Online courses for 2021 Branch Officer training Union Learning Rep training Union […]

Changing Workplaces: Becoming Active in Health & Safety

17 December 2020 11:00am–12:00pm

This webinar is for all UNISON members who would like to know more about the Health and Safety representative role within UNISON. COVID-19 has prompted huge changes in the way workplaces operate and Health and Safety reps have played a key part in protecting UNISON members throughout the pandemic. We will discuss the importance of […]

Working with HIV webinar

1 December 2020 11:00am–12:00pm

Online

A webinar for all activists on World AIDS Day. What will this webinar cover?  What is HIV/ AIDS? Health, safety and training Fighting discrimination Impact of employer policies Representing members with HIV This webinar is being run jointly for all activists in South East and South West region. It is free to attend, to apply […]

Online Health & Safety Representatives Course (starting 9 November)

9 November 2020

This online course will be spread between Monday 9 November 2020 to Friday 18 December 2020. 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 […]

World Menopause Day

18 October 2020

This Sunday, 18 October, is World Menopause Day. This day is to raise awareness of the health issues women face when approaching, during and beyond the menopause. UNISON has over a million women members working in public services. So we take the menopause seriously. It’s a workplace issue – nearly 8 out of 10 menopausal […]

Online Organising Stewards Course (starting 14 October)

14 October 2020

Online course

This online course will be 30 hours spread between Wednesday 14 October 2020 to Wednesday 18 November 2020. The structure of this course means that you can complete the work within each week flexibly. The tutor of the course as well as an assigned mentor will be on hand to help with any questions you […]

ERA Refresher Training

12 October 2020

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. The structure of this course means that […]

Care After Covid | a Social Care Webinar

24 September 2020 2:00pm–3:00pm

We are delighted to announce a new webinar for UNISON’s social care activists. This marks the beginning of an exciting new project to revitalise the region’s approach to the sector and will include details of ‘Care After Covid’, UNISON’s vision for social care. The webinar is open to all stewards, workplace contacts, health and safety […]

POSTPONED: Regional Honoraria Panel

17 September 2020 2:00pm–3:00pm

Ranger House, Walnut Tree Close, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 4UL

Covid-19: All physical meetings and events postponed until end of December 2020.  Outcome

Online Organising Stewards Course (starting 14 September)

14 September 2020

This online course will be 30 hours spread between Monday 14 September 2020 to Friday 6 November 2020. The structure of this course means that you can complete the work within each week flexibly. The tutor of the course as well as an assigned mentor will be on hand to help with any questions you […]