National News

February 20th, 2018

Responding to the news today (Monday) that the meat supplier Russell Hume, which is under investigation by the Food Standards Agency (FSA), has gone into administration, UNISON head of local government Heather Wakefield said:

“Job losses are never good news for the...

February 20th, 2018

UNISON has written to university vice chancellors, asking them to support calls to involve arbitration and conciliation service ACAS in seeking a solution to the dispute around the Universities Superannuation Scheme.

Employers’ organisation Universities UK has proposed ending any defined...

February 19th, 2018

UNISON is backing a Daily Mirror campaign that could make history – and save up to 500 lives a year – and we’re asking you to help us.

This Friday, 23 February, Geoffrey Robinson MP will present a private members’ bill in the House of Commons to change England’s laws on organ...

February 19th, 2018

“Any change in tuition fees needs to support wider access for students that need flexibility in study options,” UNISON head of higher education Donna Rowe-Merriman said today.

She was speaking after prime minister Theresa May admitted that students in England face “one of the most...

February 19th, 2018

UNISON has teamed up with the Nursing Times to offer student members an exclusive 40% discount to a subscription.*

Nursing Times has been established as the independent voice of the nursing profession and a resource for both professional nurses and students since its...