Case studies

Union support helps Devon Disability Collective survive and thrive

A social enterprise in Devon that two years ago faced closure and staff redundancies has not only remained open, but found new customers, has a learning agreement, is planning a learning centre and looking at ways to take on apprentices – largely down to the hard work from...

PFA Education supports ‘Women Super League’ Members

The Professional Footballers Association (PFA) & unionlearn ‘Achievement Through Sport’ programme has been leading on the PFA’s core work of ensuring all players on full/part-time contracts to clubs within the Women Super League (WSL) 1 are signed up as PFA members and...

Sarfraz builds his confidence and skills thanks to his union

Sarfraz Ali works at Pennine Foods in Sheffield and has been building up both his skills and his confidence thanks to support from the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU), and Project Worker Lisa Greenfield. As well as developing his skills Sarfraz is now a...

New UNISON Learning Zones spring up across The Toon

Newcastle UNISON are successfully working to promote learning opportunities to staff across the north-east authority.  UNISON’s Newcastle City Branch and the city council have opened three new Learning Zones in different parts of the city. These are IT equipped...

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