News Archive

Community - October 22nd, 2020
Today the Chancellor announced changes to the Job Support Scheme and self-employed grant. In response to the changes, Kate Dearden, Head of Research, Policy and [...]
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Community - October 19th, 2020
This month the government announced plans to cut the £12 million Union Learning Fund which supports workers to develop at work and reskill for new [...]
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Lauren Crowley - October 18th, 2020
Today is the 11th anniversary of World Menopause Day. Last year we launched a member survey into experiences of menopause at work and since then [...]
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Kate Dearden - October 14th, 2020
We know that prior to the pandemic, employers were facing skills shortages and that nationwide we faced a mismatch between the skills workers held and [...]
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Jack Whiston - October 13th, 2020
24th March, the day that the UK went into its first day of lockdown. My colleagues and I waited patiently to see how our employer [...]
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Community - October 7th, 2020
Today, with Prospect Union, we are launching an inquiry into the self-employed. The inquiry aims to investigate how the self-employed have been hit by the [...]
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Lauren Crowley - October 6th, 2020
October is Black History Month, a time to celebrate the historical contributions of Black people and communities. This October, it’s worth giving pause to reflect [...]
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Community - October 6th, 2020
Today, in a speech to Conservative Party Conference, Boris Johnson announced that he plans to make the UK a 'world leader' in wind energy. As [...]
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Community - October 5th, 2020
Voice: The Union for Education Professionals has joined forces with Community Union in an exciting new development for both unions. Voice has transferred to Community [...]
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Community - October 1st, 2020
Today Sheffield Forgemasters, who are based in Sheffield and specialise in the production of large bespoke steel castings and forgings, announced 95 redundancies. These redundancies [...]
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