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 »
Work Your Proper Hours Day, Friday 24th Feb 2017, is the day when the average person who does unpaid overtime finishes the unpaid days they do every year, and starts earning for themselves. We think that's a day worth celebrating. Read More »
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 »
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.
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When Unite announced its Christmas appeal working in partnership with Trussell Foodbank network and The Mirror, Big Lottery Fund members started making significant donations. Reps have been inundated with food donations across the UK in all our offices, members have made individual cash donations and we made a donation from our branch funds. Read More »