Category: betting

Supporting me in the betting industry
Tracy Devore-Smith - March 30th, 2021
I became a member of Community Union nearly thirteen years ago. I am currently 57 years old and am experienced in many different fields including [...]
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Response to the Chancellor’s announcement
Community - September 24th, 2020
The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, today announced a plan for our economy for the coming months. This new ‘Winter Economic Plan’ comes following the imposition of [...]
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Government must act to save jobs and industries
Community - September 23rd, 2020
Today, Community have written to the Prime Minister calling for urgent action to protect industries and save jobs. You can read our letter here: Dear [...]
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Betting shop union welcomes furlough pay measures
Community - April 23rd, 2020
The betting shop union Community has welcomed the approach to furlough taken across the retail betting sector. Betting shops were instructed to close by the [...]
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Betfred must give workers what they’re owed
Community - September 16th, 2019
"We stand ready to take action to ensure our members get what they are owed.” The betting shop workers' trade union, Community, is calling on [...]
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Betting shop union reacts to ‘devastating’ news at William Hill
Community - July 4th, 2019
Commenting on the news that William Hill is consulting on plans to close 700 betting shops with the loss of up to 4,500 jobs, Tom [...]
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Official figures reveal fall in betting shop numbers
Community - May 30th, 2019
"We believe the industry should engage in real, meaningful consultation with its workforce" Official figures from the Gambling Commission showed a small decline in the [...]
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Community supports members at Ladbrokes Coral
Community - February 21st, 2019
"This will be a deeply worrying time for Ladbrokes Coral workers..." Ladbrokes Coral have commenced a 45-day period of collective consultation via the National Forum [...]
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Community responds to news of potential Ladbrokes job losses
Community - February 5th, 2019
Earlier this month Ladbrokes informed their workforce that some 1,000 of their shop fronts would be shut, resulting in up to 5,000 job losses. This [...]
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Community’s service centre continues to keep the workplace fair
Community - January 24th, 2019
"It's about making sure the process is fair..." Community’s Service Centre recently supported a female disabled member whilst her employer was seeking to dismiss her [...]
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