Community

Community takes the stress out of studying for its members

Trade union Community has taken the stress out of studying for its members by granting successful applicants a bursary payment to cover certain costs during their first academic year. The stress and costs associated with studying can often deter applicants from taking the next step in their learning journey, Community identified this issue from...
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Community welcomes new apprentices

The union Community has recently taken on its latest group of apprentices. Five young people have begun the union’s bespoke training and development programme as Apprentice Organisers, working across the union’s regional teams. The new cohort met the General Secretary, Roy Rickhuss , and National...
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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 members and officers of...
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NVQs at Victoria Carpets

Community the union for life has developed successful partnership working with the Kidderminster-based textiles manufacturer Victoria Carpets and the unionlearn Midlands team to promote the learning agenda to the company’s 300-strong workforce. Over recent years Communitas, the training arm of...
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