Category: manufacturing

Tata Steel sale announcement
Community - November 13th, 2020
Today 13th November the board of Tata Steel Group made a decision to work towards the sale of Tata Steel Netherlands to the Swedish steel [...]
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Supporting members through the pandemic
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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Britain’s manufacturing industry must feature in Build Back Greener initiatives
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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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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Preventing unemployment and building a better recovery
Jack Whiston - September 15th, 2020
Jack Whiston, Community rep at Church's and young worker, spoke at TUC's virtual 2020 congress on the motion 'Preventing unemployment and building a better recovery." [...]
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Significant pay rise for workers at Falck Fire Services
Community - September 2nd, 2020
This year, despite the difficulties caused as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Community have secured a significant pay rise for workers at Falck Fire [...]
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Community - May 29th, 2020
Today the Chancellor has announced details of changes to both the Job Retention Scheme (the furlough scheme) and the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme. Responding to [...]
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Furlough scheme must evolve to support short-time working
Roy Rickhuss - May 6th, 2020
Roy Rickhuss argues that the Job Retention Scheme needs to evolve into support for short-time working to support business through the recovery. This piece was [...]
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Heathrow expansion decision ‘another missed opportunity’
Community - February 27th, 2020
Responding to the news that a Court of Appeal decision has thrown Heathrow expansion into doubt again, Roy Rickhuss, General Secretary of Community said: “This [...]
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