Win:Win GFTU External Services

Pensions: Walkers Solicitors: Pension Scheme Legal Advice and Support

Ivan Walker has a wealth of experience advising organisations and individuals on Pension matters, at all levels, having worked for Thompson's Solicitors in the past Ivan is regarded as one of the country’s leading advisers on pensions maters, whether it is in the design, management, inequity or entitlement in Direct Contribution or Direct Benefit schemes at all levels.

 

Contact Details:

Ivan Walker

Tel: 01580713649 / 07977482510

E: Ivanwalker@walkers-law.co.uk

Marketing: Blue Creation

The GFTU have got to know Ian well over the last few years and Blue Creation offer a start to finish service that can include the delivery, erection and dismantling of Exhibition Stands and Display Graphics then the storage of the materials until needed again. Specialising in a range of flexible exhibition stands, banners and pop up displays - from design, construction, installation, plus set up, retrieval plus storage, they also provide a range of campaigning materials.

Contact Details:

Ian Robinson

Tel: 01733244065 / 07851287858

E: ian@bluecreation.co.uk

https://www.bluecreation.co.uk/

 

Marketing: Eagle Graphics (Printers) LTD: Print and Despatch Services

EGP is a full service printers offering a Graphic Design studio, print in a wide range of formats and finishing, plus fulfilment.

Contact Details:

John Evans

Tel: 07850 473888

E: john@egp.uk.com

www.egp.uk.com

Marketing: Senate Media: Animation and Marketing Communications

EGP is a full service printers offering a Graphic Design studio, print in a wide range of formats and finishing, plus fulfilment.

Contact Details:

John Evans

Tel: 07850 473888

E: john@egp.uk.com

www.egp.uk.com

Marketing: TC Branding Group: Branded Merchandise and Gifts

They say that a picture says a thousand words, Senate Media do short animations and can distil complex messages into snappy, memorable clips for website and other media from concept right through to full production.

Contact Details:

Nathan Coyne

Tel: 07808 760956

E: nathan.coyne@senatemedia.co.uk

https://www.senatemedia.co.uk/

Marketing: Ade Marsh Photography: Event and other Photography

You will have seen Ade at numerous GFTU events, he is able to engage with his audiences to develop striking pictures and videos to support Unions to adapt their PR messages through promotional photography and film photography projects.

Contact Details:

Ade Marsh

Tel: 07590647028

E: ademarshphotography@yahoo.co.uk

www.ademarsh.photography

Technology & Communications: The Phone Co-op: Fixed and Mobile Communications Provider

The Phone Co-op is the ethical phone, broadband and mobile provider of choice, and the only one in the UK owned by its customers. It is part of the Mid-counties Co-operative and delivers Business Broadband, Cloud Communications, Mobile and Business telephone systems.

 

Contact Details: TBC

www.thephone.coop

Technology & Communications: CTi: Phone System Support

CTi is the support company that the Phone Co-op use, their services include: Hosted Cloud SpliceCom Extension including a phone. SIP to ISDN converter Phone system & phones Internet connection(s) and email Cabling &/or Wi-Fi to link everything together Networks, Data Storage & Backup Office Applications Cloud Computing Disaster Recovery

Contact Details

Tom Fathers
Tel: 012142621666
E: support@cticom.ms

Andrew Calver-Jones
Tel: (0)12 4262 1631
E: cj@cticom.ms

https://www.cticom.ms/

 

Technology & Communications: Tony Johnston: Technology Consultant

Tony has helped the GFTU to get on top of technology, his experience gained at Unite the Union on ICT and Telecoms in the past, has been invaluable and Tony is available to support other affiliated Unions too.

 

Contact Details:

Tony Johnston

E: tony_j@btinternet.com

Technology & Communications: Entegraty: ICT helpdesk Support and on-site Maintenance

As Providers of technology support, Entegraty offer the GFTU and a number of Affiliates and other partners with IT Solutions and Managed Services:

Network Solutions,

Managed Services,

Cloud Solutions,

Internet Services,

Security Solutions,

Back Up and Disaster Recovery - Over 15 years’ experience of providing IT solutions and IT services to SMEs

  • Service Level Agreements backed up with financial guarantees
  • 99% of our support calls are responded to within 30 minutes, due to this we have a very high client retention
  • Single point of contact for all ICT issues including Liaising with 3rd party Service provider
  • ISO9001:2015 certified

Contact Details:

Alex Harris

Tel: 01455851858

E: alex@entegraty.com / support@entegraty.com

https://www.entegraty.com/

Technology & Communications: CSL Business Machines: Photocopying and Office Machinery

CSL understand print systems and Konica Minolta copiers. They are committed to sharing their expertise in business machines, as well as providing exceptional service and excellent value and as part of a national network of Konica Minolta business machine providers they can offer; Technical Support, Free Online Training, Downloads, Genuine Parts and Consumables, Customer Area, Fully Trained Engineers, Log Me In, Vehicle Management, CS Remote.

 

Contact Details:

John Sharp

Tel: 07748 143723

Email: jsharp@thecslgroup.com

http://www.thecslgroup.com/

Software Providers: Solutions for Accounting: Sage and ACT! CRM Software and Support

The GFTU have been working with Morrish Solicitors for a number of years now and they offer a range of services for Trade Unions and their members, which are available on a "pick and mix" basis or as a full service relationship as used by a number of different affiliated unions already:

  • Constitution & Rule Book Issues
  • Responding to Government Consultation
  • Industrial Action & Picketing Advice
  • Campaigning & Organising
  • Trade Union, CAC and Certification Office matters
  • Collective Issues (bargaining; redundancy & TUPE consultation
  • Protective Awards
  • Internal HR Issues
  • Property, defamation, criminal
  • Trade Union Advice Helpline: to Officers & Officials providing legal advice/to members providing
  • Employment & general legal advice.

Contact Details:

Will Ingleby

Tel: 0115 840 5075

E: Will@solutionsforaccounting.co.uk

https://solutionsforaccounting.co.uk/

Developing Understanding/Legal: Morrish Solicitors: Full range of Legal Services

Solutions for Accounting provide GFTU with their CRM and Accounting software and specialise in; Sage CRM, Maximizer, Entegraty Cloud CRM, Business Applications, Case Management, Membership System, Event Management, Data Servcies, DBA , Integration, Data Migration Business Solutions:

  • Business Automation and Customer Service Software
  • Credit Control and Payment Processing
  • Document Management
  • Payroll and Expense Management Software
  • Manufacturing and Construction Management
  • Retail and Warehouse Management
  • Sage Dashboards and Hosted Desktops

Contact Details:

Paul Scholey

Tel: 01132979806

E: paul.scholey@morrishsolicitors.com

https://www.morrishsolicitors.com/

Developing Understanding/Legal: Emplaw Online: Legal Knowledge

Emplaw provides comprehensive, up to date know-how on employment law written by experts in the field. Content is designed to provide straight forward answers to the questions raised by busy people, whether they are Union activists or Employees of Affiliates. New content and updated technical capability for the current generation of employment professionals.

Contact Details:

Claire Perry

Tel: 03334440179

E: enquiries@emplaw.co.uk

https://www.emplaw.co.uk/

 

Training & Development: British Red Cross: First Aid and Other Workplace Training

The GFTU have an arrangement with British Red Cross who provide First Aid, Manual Handling, Fire Marshall and First Aid Courses & Mental Wellbeing Courses at either Quorn Grange, affiliated Unions premises, independent locations or one of the 60+ Red Cross Training Centres up and down the country. Bookings generate a small commission for the GFTU Educational Trust.

 

Contact Details:

RCT Helpdesk

TBC

https://www.redcross.org.uk/

 

Accommodation & Venues: Crème Conferences: Venue sourcing Bureaux

We have benefited from the expert help and in-depth understanding of Crème Conferences in many ways at the GFTU as they have helped us with; Venue Finding, International Venues, Accommodation and Procurement Services.

Find out more here

Contact Details:

Annette Clare:

Tel: (0)19 0861 2690

Sarah Dale:

E: sarah@crememk.co.uk

http://www.cremeconferences.com/

 

Accommodation & Venues: Yarnfield Park Training and Conference Centre: Conference/ Event Venue

Yarnfield Park Training and Conference Centre have 32 training, conference and breakout rooms, outdoor space for team building, exhibitions or sporting events and free car parking is available for delegate, commercial or fleet vehicles.

 

Contact Details:

Tel: 01785 762605

https://www.yarnfieldpark.com

Financial and Insurance Services: Lighthouse Group: Financial Advice

Services: Financial Review, Auto Enrolment, Workplace Benefits, Retirement Planning, Protection & Insurance, Mortgages & Borrowing, Savings& Investment, Wealth Management, Luceo Asset Management and Equity Release.

 

Contact Details

Caroline Barrett

Tel: (0)79 6732 1715

Financial and Insurance Services: Mercer: Pensions Actuary

Services: Medico Legal Reports, Premex+, MedCo and Online Services.

 

Contact Details: TBC

www.mercer.com

Financial and Insurance Services: Premex: Medical Reports for the Legal Sector

Services: Health and Benefits, Wealth and Investments, Workforce and Careers, M&A Consulting and Advisory Services.

Contact Details:

Laura Thomas

Tel: 07590 486360

E: Laura.Thomas@premex.com

https://www.premexgroup.co.uk/

 

Balloting Services: UK Engage: Independent Election and Ballot Scrutineer:

Services: Voting & Election Services, Online Services, Online Voting, Postal Services, Vote In Person, Member Engagement, Election Consultancy Services and Paper Wrap Mailing Packs.

 

Contact Details: TBC

https://www.uk-engage.org/