Retired Members Newsletter Summer 2020

The Summer 2020 issue of the Retired Members newsletter is here. Fourteen pages filled with stories, including the cover story ‘OUTRAGE – How Care Homes were abandoned to Covid-19’. There are contact details for members of the Retired Members group, a quiz and lots of articles to be read. Click below to open the newsletter […]

Free Courses Available

There are a new range of online courses that are available for UNISON members have been created by The Skills Academy. It gives UNISON members access to over 550 free, fully CPD certified courses – there is a wide range of courses, on a multitude of subjects: HR Sales/Marketing Medical related courses (such as ADHD […]

Can you refuse to work because of Coronavirus?

Information from the TUC, published 11th May 2020. What are your rights if you refuse to work because of safety concerns over coronavirus at your workplace? Last night, the prime minister encouraged workers who can’t work from home and who don’t work in industries that are closed down to return to work. This announcement took unions and […]

BCC Vulnerable Residents Support Helpline

Birmingham City Council has launched an emergency response hub to ensure access to support is available. This is for the most vulnerable citizens in the city who have no assistance from family or friends and need help from voluntary organisations and community groups for support, which may be provided by the council or the voluntary […]

Retired Members Spring Newsletter

The Spring Retired Members newsletter is here! With all meetings suspended for the foreseeable future there’s some great updates from the Retired Members group. The newsletter talks about the Christmas party, an update on concessionary bus passes, updates from members of the group – such as the chair and treasurer, and some other really interesting […]

Coronavirus: H&S UPDATE

Coronavirus Advice Update: PLEASE READ THE BELOW ADVICE FROM THE NHS, WHO AND GOV.UK REGARDING CORONAVIRUS AND YOUR HEALTH.   Special advice for HomeCare Workers:   Information to be updated…   From NHS.co.uk:   Symptoms of Coronavirus (Covid – 19): The symptoms of coronavirus are: a cough a high temperature shortness of breath But these […]

Retired Members Newsletter – January 2020

The Retired Members Newsletter for 2020 has been released. Please see below:  You can also download the Retired Members Newsletter here: Retired Members Newsletter – January 2020

New Retired Members magazine out!

You can get your copy of the new retired members magazine – BRUM, click the link to download it. The retired Members meet regularly and have a number of events coming up. Are you a retired member of UNISON and live in or near Birmingham? If so, come along and meet the Birmingham Retired Members […]

What To Do In The Event Of An Accident

In the event of an accident occurring, the following steps should be taken:

A word about Mental Health.

Hello all   It’s important to take care of yourself and get the most from life. Below are 10 practical ways to look after your mental health. Making simple changes to how you live doesn’t need to cost a fortune or take up loads of time. Anyone can follow this advice. Why not start today? […]