Category: News

Rebuilding better – not business as usual
Wes Streeting - May 12th, 2021
When Keir Starmer became leader of the Labour Party, he said he wanted the UK to be the best country to grow up in and [...]
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Queen’s Speech: failing the people who kept us going throughout the pandemic
Maya Ilany - May 11th, 2021
After a year that saw workers putting their lives on the line to keep all of us safe, fed and cared for, the government should have made [...]
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Addressing the skills challenge: Our Skills Assessment findings
Kate Dearden - May 10th, 2021
At Community we believe access to learning is a basic right. Education builds confidence, self-esteem and dignity; it is the key to success in our [...]
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Community says #ThankYouTogether
Community - May 10th, 2021
Coronavirus has had a devastating impact on so many people, and it’s tested us in ways we never expected. But for many of us, it [...]
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No more cold shoulders to hard shoulders
Tony Dunne - May 7th, 2021
Technology can be used to improve our lives in countless ways, and that includes on the road. Smart motorways are just the latest example of [...]
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For equal workplaces, we need to be allies to the deaf community
Lauren Crowley - May 6th, 2021
This week has been Deaf Awareness Week, an opportunity to raise awareness and challenge perceptions of hearing loss and deafness, promoting the positive aspects of living [...]
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Young people can decide the future of Wales
Amelia Coombs - May 5th, 2021
This week in Wales, sixteen and seventeen year olds will have a very unique opportunity. We will get the chance to vote in Senedd Elections [...]
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Your community, your vote
Kate Dearden - May 4th, 2021
For millions of people across the country, this Thursday will be our first election since 2019. It may sound like a cliché, but going out to vote is the [...]
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Community wins Protective Award for Axminster Carpet employees
Grant Williams - May 4th, 2021
Last week, Community won a claim in the Bristol Employment Tribunal for employees who were made redundant when Axminster Carpets went into administration in February [...]
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I’ve been vaccinated, and I think you should too
John Paul McHugh - April 30th, 2021
I’ve worked in industry since 1984, and I’ve been immensely proud to be your Assistant General Secretary at Community since 2013. In my time working and in the trade union movement, [...]
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