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A survey of members in Social Work on Social Work England

Below is a copy of the letter that we will send to all members who are recorded as social workers on our system. If you didn’t get it click on the link below to complete the survey and go to https://www.unison.org.uk/my-unison/ to update your details Dear Social...

Updated Covid-19 advice

The premature lifting of legal Covid measures by government has led to severe stress and confusion for schools, pupils and parents as we battled the recent wave of infections. This has has left many asking “what should my school be doing now?” The answer is that...

Money that members might be missing out on

Members can claim tax relief on a number of things, eg professional membership fees and annual subscriptions to approved professional bodies or learned societies, if being a member of that body or society is relevant to your job. They might also be entitled to tax...

Mandatory vaccination in social care settings in England update

Social care workers in England, irrespective of where they work, no longer face a legal requirement to be vaccinated. If social care employers persist with forcing members to be vaccinated, please seek legal advice through the branch. Back in November 2021 the...

Don’t Be Afraid to Ask

UNISON has been talking to PCC about their plans for New Ways of working and we have made substantial progress from a place where some jobs were to classified as home working jobs and choice would be curtailed for others classified as flexible workers. We were...