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‘Stop exploiting staff goodwill’

JUNE 04, 2019

‘Stop exploiting staff goodwill’

Our survey reveals staff in the community and voluntary sector including for big name organisations such as Save the Children, RSPCA, Friends of the Earth, Citizens Advice, Oxfam and others found that 80% have experienced workplace stress in the last year with ... Read more

‘Crisis in Care’

MAY 30, 2019

‘Crisis in Care’

The first episode of a profoundly bleak but necessary two-part Panorama, Crisis in Care (BBC One), highlighted how the adult social care system is on the brink and in dire need of reform after years of austerity. This hard hitting documentary put a human face ... Read more

Epidemic of mental health issues and stress for workers in Not for Profit Sector

MAY 29, 2019

Epidemic of mental health issues and stress for workers in Not for Profit Sector

A confidential survey of members working within the Community, Youth and Not for Profit Sector has revealed an epidemic of stress related illness and massive mental health issues with the survey finding that 80% of respondents had experienced workplace stress ... Read more

Tackling serious violence needs real investment in preventative services!

MAY 28, 2019

Tackling serious violence needs real investment in preventative services!

Unite has submitted its response to the Home Office's draft plans for a new legal duty to support a multi-agency approach to preventing and tackling serious violence. Whilst Unite is supportive in principle with taking a public health approach to tackling serious ... Read more

The Cuts
The Cuts

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