Skills investment

Skills investment

Investing in skills is vital for the future prospects of both trade union learners as well as the wider British economy.

New UNISON Learning Zones spring up across The Toon

Case study

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...

Bristol better jobs for all event highlights the importance of skills

News

On Wednesday 1 November, in Bristol City Hall, the South West Trades Union Congress (SWTUC), Bristol Mayor, Marvin Rees, and Bristol Chamber of Commerce and Initiative came together to discuss the challenges the city faced in a bid to make it the best place to work....

Joint union project helps Somerset social enterprise improve lives and communities

Case study

The Union Learning Fund (ULF) project at Hinkley Point C, “Building a Learning Legacy”, has been supporting a not-for-profit social enterprise giving training and work experience in Somerset. Somerset Care and Repair (SCR) brings empty homes across the county back into...

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