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Unions victorious and another major blow for Theresa May’s weak and wobbly government

In: Campaigning, Equalities, Fighting Back, Sector News, Stories

In yet another major blow for Theresa May’s weak and unstable government and further evidence of how the Tories treat their own workforce and other public servants with contempt, the High Court has ruled that it was unlawful for the previous Tory government to exclude the unions from talks over cuts to redundancy terms. Read More »

The Great Get Together - In memory of Jo Cox

In: Equalities, Sector News, Stories

The Great Get Together is a campaign of the Jo Cox Foundation in memory of Jo, who was killed on 16 June last year. Jo’s family believe there is a groundswell of people who reject divisive politics and simply want to bring communities together and celebrate all that unites us. The Great Get Together is our chance to do just that. Read More »

EU Referendum - Last chance to register to vote!

In: Sector News, Stories

Good jobs, rights at work. The Trades Union Congress believe there's a huge amount at stake for working people in this referendum and believe a vote for Brexit could see huge damage to our industrial base and the good jobs it provides, as well as eroding hard won rights that make our working lives much better. Make sure you're registered to vote! Read More »

ANTI-ADVOCACY CLAUSE IS COUNTER-PRODUCTIVE

In: Sector News, Stories

The government announcement of an anti-advocacy clause being put into charities’ grant agreements is an unwelcome development for the voluntary sector. It builds on a clause implemented by DCLG last year and one that has already received criticism from the sector.  Read More »

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