Council workers accept deal that will give lowest-paid 10.5%

On the 1st November local government trade unions accepted a pay offer that will see hundreds of thousands of workers, over 350,000 of whom are UNISON members, paid an extra £1,925 this year, equating to a 10.5% increase for the lowest-paid workers. Following agreement by the National Joint Council (NJC) – the National Employers and […]

Letter to Katherine Kerswell re the Report in the Public Interest

Please follow the link below to read the letter sent on the 3rd November 2020 by Yvonne Green, our Branch Secretary to Kathrine Kerswell, the new CEO of Croydon Council. This was in response to unison members contacting the branch about their concerns about the contents of the Report in the Public Interest published by […]

Croydon Council – Report in the Public Interest

The Report in the Public Interest concerning the Council’s financial position and related governance arrangements, published by external auditors Grant Thornton on Friday 23rd October has shaken the councils management and staff very badly. Katherine Kerswell, the new CEO of Croydon Council wrote “Joining Croydon as interim chief executive means I also have a responsibility […]