Unison benefits

As well as offering you support and enabling you to become active in shaping your workplace, UNISON membership offers a variety of advantages and discount to its members:

UNISON There for You

A unique service providing support to members when life gets tough. Confidential advice on debt, financial assistance for members facing real hardship, wellbeing breaks for members struggling with health issues and unable to work.

We also offer breaks for families who cannot afford a day’s outing or holiday and help and support for people who are struggling with a range of issues including domestic abuse and debt. 

Legal advice

All UNISON members are entitled to free legal advice and assistance with work-related issues (terms and conditions apply).

UNISON members can also access free initial legal advice on non-work related issues, along with support for members and their family members for personal injury cases outside work, a free wills service for you and for your partner if you have mirror wills, low-cost conveyancing and help with immigration issues. 

Exclusive deals and discounts

Our exclusive range of member discounts are designed to save members and their families money on things like holidays, insurance, motoring breakdown cover and health, dental and eye care.

Training and new skills

UNISON runs a range of education and training courses that are open to all members.

Some of these courses are aimed at helping members to improve their general skills, for example using computers or building their confidence. Our member development programme includes the award winning Return to Learn programme for members interested in getting back into learning. 

Other courses are designed to help members play a more active role in UNISON through our comprehensive training programme for workplace representatives and branch officers, including health and safety, equalities or learning reps. We also offer taster courses on key issues. 

All of our courses are free to members.

Rule book benefits

Full members are entitled to benefits paid out on: death, accident, fatal accident. Education and training grants are also available.

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