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Identity and race: Tackling discrimination in the NHS

Identity and race: Tackling discrimination in the NHS

I have multiple identities: I am a British woman. I am a Muslim. I am of Asian descent. I am a midwife. I am also the Head of Quality and Safety for the Royal College of Midwives

blog: 24 September 2020

Trade union newcomers: an untapped resource?

Trade union newcomers: an untapped resource?

Kurt Vandaele of the European Trade Union Institute explores how with the recent rise in membership during the pandemic unions have a unique opportunity to integrate and utilise newcomers in order to boost their power.

blog: 10 September 2020

Lobbying During A Crisis

Lobbying During A Crisis

Louise McMullan explains how Equity and its members have been lobbying and campaigning the Government to protect workers and indeed the entire art, entertainment and recreation sector in this crisis

blog: 20 May 2020

Understanding Strategic Corporate Research

Understanding Strategic Corporate Research

Becky Wright, Executive Director Unions 21, outlines the benefits of strategic corporate research for union organising.

blog: 27 April 2020

Getting the right digital tools

Getting the right digital tools

Henry Skewes explores the digital tools we use at Unions 21, what we have learnt from our experience with remote working and how digital tools have improved the way we work.

blog: 16 April 2020

Managing home workers

Managing home workers

Collette Bradford, Head of organising and engagement at the PDA, outlines how to effectively manage a remote team in this challenging and ever changing time for unions and wider society.

blog: 14 April 2020

Unions 21 webinars: A how-to guide

Unions 21 webinars: A how-to guide

A quick how-to guide to joining our online Masterclasses.

blog: 14 April 2020

Refining digital strategy

Refining digital strategy

Duncan Robertson, Unions 21 Digital Consultant, delves into how to create and refine your unions' digital strategy to boost engagement.

blog: 3 April 2020

Member engagement doesn’t work in isolation

Member engagement doesn’t work in isolation

Vic Barlow takes a look at how member engagement works and why it needs to be done in partnership across your union and with a clear strategy behind it.

blog: 25 March 2020

How to make union working from home, work

How to make union working from home, work

For some unions, the government guidelines have asked them to think about home working on a large scale, possibly for the very first time. So I wanted to share some ideas on how to handle home working, both as a staff member and manager.

blog: 17 March 2020