Monthly Archives: December 2017

West Midands Personal Injury Claims Oct, Nov 2017 and December 2017

During October 2017 members in the West Midlands Region received £96,959 in compensation payments for Personal Injury Claims. For November 2017 the figure was £542,438 and for December £90,648.00.

A rather quiet period for members of our branch but it still always pays to be a Unison member!!


Unison LGBT Conference Report November 2017


Our delegate to the Unison National LGBT Conference held in Brighton 17-19 November 2017 has produced an excellent report.

Features include:

  • A first time delegate’s experience
  • Non binary inclusion
  • Negotiating LGBT equality
  • International LGBT issues
  • Campaigning, recruiting and organising

Well worth a read – LGBT Conference November 2017

Unison’s National LGBT Newsletter – Out – Autumn 2017 issued on 28 November 2017 is also available –  Out In Unison Autumn 2017

There For You – Winter Fuel Grant Application Form 2018

There For You are now inviting applications for their Winter Fuel Grant 2017-2018.  In order to be considered the survey must also be completed and returned with your form.

Only one application per household will be considered. The maximum grant award is up to £50 and will be paid by cheque to the member.

There is a limited amount in the fund and once exhausted, no further awards can be made.

Priority will be given to anyone who has not previously received a winter fuel grant.

Eligibility Criteria apply as detailed on the application form.

Please note the following important information:

  • Due to the growing number of incomplete applications  that we now receive, this year we will be returning any form that has information missing.  A letter  setting out what information is needed along with a Freepost Envelope that can be used to resubmit their form will be included.
  • The closing date for receipt of completed applications is no later than 16 February 2018. The postal address is on the application form.

Application Form & Survey – Winter Fuel Grant Application Form 2017-2018

Frequently Asked Questions & Answers – Winter Fuel Grant FAQS 2017-2018

Promotional Poster – Winter Fuel Grant 2017-2018 Promotional Poster