All schools ‘should get the funds they need for success’

UNISON warns against ‘robbing Peter to pay Paul’ as government launches consultation on a new English school funding formula

Article on the UNISON National site.

Neath Port Talbot becomes latest Welsh council to agree to pay fees

Neath Port Talbot set to pay as registration fees for school support staff as UNISON campaign continues

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Caerphilly joins councils pledging to pay school support staff fees

Caerphilly council’s decision to pay fees comes as a result of an ongoing campaign by UNISON

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

English college review risks jobs and closures, warns union

‘Area-based reviews’ part of restructuring plans for post-16 education prompted by ‘the need to cut public expenditure’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Glamorgan decision on learning support registration fees welcomed

Learning support workers or teaching assistants do all those vital but unheralded jobs in our schools

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Government priorities bring no respite for school business managers

Government proposals for schools in England, set out in the Education and Adoption Bill, miss the important issues currently facing schools, says UNISON. The public services union believe that a government obsessed with forcing schools to become academies is failing to address inadequate funding, excessive workloads or helping hard-pressed school business managers to support their […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

FE members urged to vote Yes in industrial action ballot

Members working in further education in England urged to vote Yes to industrial action ballot following 0% ‘pay offer’

Article on the UNISON National site.

‘Our members support our communities every day of the year’

Many UNISON members will be keeping the country going over Christmas and the new year

General Secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.
Children attending UNISON's Christmas cinema screening in Inverclyde stand outside the cinema holding placards saying 'we demand popcorn'

Christmas cheer and charity

UNISON members are helping workplaces, their families and communities to warm up for the festive season

Article, Magazine on the UNISON National site.

School funding reforms could harm education

UNISON comment on decision to scrap current system of school funding, announced in the Chancellor’s spending review

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.