Unions submit pay claim on behalf of over 30,000 police staff

The UK’s three largest unions have submitted a pay claim on behalf of the 32,000 police staff they represent in England and Wales. UNISON, UNITE and GMB have put in a claim for a 5% or £1,000 increase – whichever is greater – for all police staff. It also includes a 5% increase to the […]

UNISON Sounds Warning Over Council Change Programme

The programme aims to deliver savings of £4.5m, mainly through the loss of up to 150 jobs.

Proud to be in UNISON: Delegates talk about NDC 2017

National Delegate Conference (NDC17) is UNISON’s annual ‘parliament,’ bringing together delegates from across the union to decide the union’s policies and priorities. For delegates across UNISON, it is a chance to meet like minded reps and debate the issues that matter, to get a greater understanding of the work we do and a sense of […]

Surrey Heartlands devolution plans must not be rushed through, says UNISON

Surrey Heartlands must consult openly with the public and staff over their plans to reform health and social care services, says UNISON. The NHS and council leaders in Surrey last month signed a pledge towards a health devolution deal – the second in the country of its kind after Greater Manchester. The agreement will involve greater accountability locally over how […]

Marching to end austerity

We came in our thousands to London with a simple message for Theresa May

Union gears up for a summer of campaigning

First meeting of new national executive council gets straight down to business

The Big NHS Birthday Bash!

The NHS is 69 years young on 5 July. UNISON has been celebrating this wonderful institution around the South East.

Raise your voices for public services on Saturday

People’s Assembly-organised march will take place as the Conservative government pledges extra money to Northern Ireland to gain DUP support

Remarkable progress for the Labour Party across the South East

Blog from UNISON South East Regional Secretary Maggi Ferncombe

Unions call for a long overdue pay rise for hard-pressed council employees

Three unions representing more than 1.6 million local government employees in schools and councils across England, Wales and Northern Ireland have submitted a pay claim that attempts to narrow the growing gap between declining wages and the rising cost of living. The claim for the year from next April seeks to move the lowest paid […]

NHS Sites For Sale In Your Area

The Naylor Review is poised to kick off the next stage of the Great NHS Sell Off

Meet Frimley Health UNISON Steward and Branch Secretary – Deborah Foster

Read UNISON’s interview with steward and Branch Secretary Deborah Foster

Meet Andover, Basingstoke & Winchester Branch Secretary & Steward – Marion Meredith

Read our interview with the new ABW Branch Secretary

South East Region LGBT affiliates to ILGA Europe

The South East Region LGBT Group met on Saturday 20th May at UNISON Centre in London. Dr Jasna Magic from ILGA – Europe spoke about the challenges facing many LGBT people across Europe including the appalling situation facing LGBT people in Chechnya. ILGA-Europe – the European Region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and […]

Worried about the costs of sending children to school?

Get help with school uniform costs this summer form UNISON’s own welfare arm There for you