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CSEU Supports ‘Save The Union Learning Fund’ Campaign
CSEU Supports ‘Save The Union Learning Fund’ Campaign
19 October 2020 / Blog | Campaign

The Government’s announcement that it intends to scrap the £12 million of funding by April 2021 has been roundly condemned by unions, employers and skills bodies.

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Government Help On Apprentices A Start – But Nowhere Near Enough
Government Help On Apprentices A Start – But Nowhere Near Enough
11 September 2020 / Blog

The Government is set to sign a statutory instrument but it falls short of what the consortium of unions, skills bodies and employers were seeking.

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Emergency measures to save apprenticeships
Emergency measures to save apprenticeships
1 September 2020 / Blog

Industry, unions and training providers are calling for emergency measures to save apprenticeships and provide re-skilling and retraining to secure skills essential for the UK ‘s post Covid recovery.

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The UK should listen to the unions like the German’s do.
The UK should listen to the unions like the German’s do.
21 August 2020 / Blog | Campaign | News

They discovered that the Germans have an agreed system for short time working to protect employment during times of crisis.

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How would Churchill kick start the economy?
How would Churchill kick start the economy?
1 June 2020 / Blog | Economy

The Chancellor has said that he ‘was deeply troubled’ by warnings from the Office of Budget Responsibility (OBR) that the economy could shrink by 35% as a result of the Coronavirus. He’s right to be worried and so should we all. The OBR’s report outlines the scale of the economic crisis facing us. Under current

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Protection at work
Protection at work
1 June 2020 / Blog

Maybe, once this is all over, we will all come to look at the workers who carried on delivering vital work while the rest of us were sent home in a different way?

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Future working world
Future working world
1 June 2020 / Blog | News

Ian Waddell’s article for The Morning Star on the response to Covid-19 in our future working world

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Autumn 2018 Update
Autumn 2018 Update
9 November 2018 / Blog | News

An important document about the aerospace industry has been published by a European body, following an inquiry where I gave evidence on behalf of the UK trade unions.

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Update: Fleet Solid Support ships
Update: Fleet Solid Support ships
30 July 2018 / Blog | Campaign | News

It has been a busy few weeks for the CSEU as we have really ramped up our campaign on the Fleet Solid Support ships

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Six month’s Update
Six month’s Update
30 April 2018 / Blog

I am amazed to look back and see that it is over six months since I wrote my first blog – time flies when you are having fun!  It has been a whirlwind so far, with a number of highlights. 

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