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Community - April 4th, 2020
Responding to the announcement of Keir Starmer as Labour leader and Angela Rayner as the Deputy Leader, Roy Rickhuss, General Secretary of the Community trade union said: “When Community nominated […]
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Kate Dearden - April 3rd, 2020
As the collective voice for the self-employed, Community welcomed the announcement of the government’s self-employed income support scheme. But as the details of the scheme emerged, it became clear that […]
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Community - April 2nd, 2020
  As the country went outside this evening to clap for carers, key workers and the NHS, one of our groups of key workers – our members in the justice, […]
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Community - March 31st, 2020
Responding to requests for comment on the ongoing operations at the ASOS warehouse run by XPO in Barnsley, a spokesperson for Community the recognised union, which represents over 2,000 workers […]
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Community - March 26th, 2020
Responding to the Chancellor’s announcement of new support for the self-employed, Roy Rickhuss, General Secretary of Community said: “We welcome the extensive lengths the Chancellor and Government have gone to […]
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Melantha Chittenden - March 26th, 2020
The Government has called on sections of the UK workforce to continue to go out to work, to put themselves at risk to keep us safe, and to look after […]
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Kate Dearden - March 23rd, 2020
Kate Dearden, our Head of Research, writes what the Chancellor needs to do next for the self-employed
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Community - March 20th, 2020
Responding to the Chancellor’s announcement of new support for workers, Roy Rickhuss, General Secretary of Community said: “Workers and employers will have some of their worries eased on hearing today’s […]
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