Win:Win GFTU External Services

UK Engage

UK Engage is an experienced independent scrutineer that offers transparent, impartial and secure election and ballot services for trade unions. UK Engage has met and exceeded the stringent requirements set out by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy to operate in this market.

Partnering with GFTU, they offer their expertise to affiliates that need to administer statutory or non-statutory ballots to the highest standards.

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Contact Details:

Andy Tye

Tel: 0345 293 5555

E: a.tye@uk-engage.org

W: uk-engage.org

Walkers Solicitors

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 pension matters, 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

W: walkersolicitors.com/

Blue Creation

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.

They specialise in a range of flexible exhibition stands, banners and pop up displays - from design, construction, installation, set up, retrieval plus storage and also provide a range of campaigning materials.

Access brochures and offers here.

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Contact Details:

Ian Robinson

Tel: 01733244065 / 07851287858

E: ian@bluecreation.co.uk

W: bluecreation.co.uk/

 

 Eagle Graphics Printers Ltd

EGP is a full service printers offering a Graphic Design studio, print in a wide range of formats and finishing. They also offer Project Management, Web Building & Design, Finishing and Fulfillment. 

Whatever you need, the answer is YES!

Contact Details:

John Evans

Tel: 07850 473888

E: john@egp.uk.com

W: egp.uk.com

Senate Media

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

Contact Details: Nathan Coyne Tel: 07808 760956 E: nathan.coyne@senatemedia.co.uk W: senatemedia.co.uk/

TC Branding Group

TC Branding supply branded promotional merchandise such as pens, mugs, notebooks and water bottles. They have built up a reputation over thirty-five years as being a provider to Trade Unions within the UK and have been around the Trade Union Movement for a while. Furthermore, they fully understand the ethics of the trade union movement, in particular concerning workers’ rights and working conditions including health & safety in the workplace. 

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Contact Details:

Mick Humphrey

E: mick@tc-group.co.uk

June Anderson

E: june@tc-group.co.uk

T: 01844275700

W: tc-group.co.uk

Ade Marsh Photography

Ade Marsh has been present at numerous GFTU events such as GFTU's Young Member's Development Weekend and the Executive Committee End of Year Meeting etc. Ade is able to engage with his audiences to develop striking photographs 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

W: ademarsh.photography

The Phone Co-op

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 and Mobile and Business telephone systems.

Contact Details: 

Charlie Beauchamp

T: 01608434000

E: Charlie.Beauchamp@thephone.coop

W: thephone.coop

CTi

CTi is the support company that the Phone Co-op use and 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

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Contact Details:

Tom Fathers

Tel: 01242621666

E: support@cticom.ms

Andrew Calver-Jones

Tel: 012 4262 1631

E: cj@cticom.ms

W: cticom.ms/

 

Tony Johnston: Technology Consultant

Tony Johnston 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

Entegraty

Entegraty is a leading CRM, Sage 200 and IT Services and Solution provider to the SMB market. With extensive experience in managed IT Solutions, IT Support , CRM Software, Sage 200 and Database Solutions, Entegraty provide a complete range of tailored solutions that can help you plan, implement and manage your business.

  • 99% of their support calls are responded to within 30 minutes
  • Single point of contact for all ICT issues including Liaising with 3rd party Service provider
  • ISO9001:2015 certified

Entegraty offer the GFTU and a number of affiliates and other partners with IT Solutions and Managed Services which includes: 

  • Network SolutionsManaged 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

Contact Details:

Tel: 01455851858

E: support@entegraty.com

W: entegraty.com/

CSL Business Machines

CSL understand print systems and Konica Minolta copiers and are committed to sharing their expertise in business machines, as well as providing exceptional service and excellent value.

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

E: jsharp@thecslgroup.com

W: thecslgroup.com/

Solutions for Accounting

Solutions for Accounting have over 20 years experiece in providing transformational business management systems and services and support to UK companies. They have built their product portfolio to include innovative, best-in-class technologies designed to help SME’s automate and streamline processes and drive productivity. 

Solutions for Accounting provide GFTU with their CRM and Accounting software.

They specialise in:

  • Sage CRM 
  • Maximizer Entegraty Cloud CRM
  • Business Applications
  • Case Management
  • Membership System
  • Event Management
  • Data Servcies
  • DBA
  • Integration
  • Data Migration Business Solutions

Contact Details:

Will Ingleby

Tel: 0115 840 5075

E: Will@solutionsforaccounting.co.uk

W: solutionsforaccounting.co.uk/

Morrish Solicitors

Part of Win:Win and recommended by GFTU, Morrish Solicitors are Trade Union specialists. With decades of experience, Morrish offer a range of services to Trade Unions and their members, including Employment Rights, Family Law, Property, Wills and Estates, Medical Negligence, Personal Injury and Dispute Resolution.

Make the most of your GFTU membership:

·        10% off a range of legal services

·        Benefit from competitive rates

·        Trade Union specialists

·        Yorkshire based with a national presence

·        Friendly, clear and expert advice

·        Excellent service you can count on

Find out more about how Morrish Solicitors can help you by visiting their website.

Contact Details:

Paul Scholey

Tel: 01132979806

E: paul.scholey@morrishsolicitors.com

W: morrishsolicitors.com/

Emplaw Online

Emplaw is the latest addition to the products made available by GFTU.

A free comprehensice newsletter is available to sign up to here

Many unions now appreciate having up-to-date an reliable Employment Law information at their fingertips.

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.

To view subscription options, click here

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Contact Details:

Ian Richards

Tel: 01509410867 / 07903 523746

E: enquiries@emplaw.co.uk

W: emplaw.co.uk/

 

British Red Cross

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 170+ Red Cross Training Centres up and down the country. Bookings generate a small commission for the GFTU Educational Trust.

The GFTU can arrange for Red Cross training to be delivered at a location designated by the affiliate, which can include The GFTU National Office, if preferred. 

For more information about this please call 01509410978 or email markr@gftu.org.uk

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Contact Details: TBC Tel: E: W: redcross.org.uk/  

Crème Conferences

GFTU have benefited from the expert help and in-depth understanding of Crème Conferences in many ways as they have helped us with:

  • Venue Finding
  • International Venues
  • Accommodation and Procurement Services

Find out more here

Contact Details:

Annette Clare

Tel: 019 0861 2690

Sarah Dale

E: sarah@crememk.co.uk

W: cremeconferences.com/

Yarnfield Park Training and Conference Centre

Yarnfield Park is a leading training venue, conference centre and religious retreat venue in the heart of the UK. They support small, large and international companies to meet their training and conference needs. Yarnfield Park provides an ideal environment for learning with the flexibility of over 32 conference rooms and national training facilities, extensive accommodation, natural light, ventilation and fresh food options. They also have plenty of outdoor space for team building, exhibitions, sporting vents and FREE parking is available for commercial or fleet vehicles.

Contact Details:

TBC

Tel: 01785 762605

E:

W: yarnfieldpark.com

Lighthouse Group

Lighthouse Financial Advice offers a FREE initial consultation.

GFTU members, you are entitled to a complimentary, no obligation initial consultation from Lighthouse Financial Advice. One of their qualified advisers will ask you about your circumstances and objectives to establish whether you could benefit from advice.

Whatever your stage in life, whatever your priorities and lifestyle, they can help you make the most of your money. They can offer you advice on retirement planning, protection & insurance, mortgages & borrowing, savings & investment, wealth management and more.

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Contact Details:

Client Services

Tel: 08000 85 85 90

E: appointments@lighthousefa.co.uk

W: lighthousegroup.plc.uk/

Mercer

Mercer are redefining the world of work, reshaping retirement and investment outcomes, and unlocking real health and well-being. They do this by meeting the needs of today and tomorrow. By understanding the data and applying it with a human touch. And by turning ideas into action to spark positive change.

For 75 years, they've been providing trusted advice and solutions to build healthier and more sustainable futures for their clients, colleagues and communities.

Services include:

  • Health and Benefits
  • Wealth and Investments
  • Workforce and Careers
  • M&A Consulting and Advisory Services

Contact Details:

TBC

Tel:

E:

W: mercer.com

Premex

Premex Group is a specialist outsourcing organisation offering a diverse range of products and services to the insurance, healthcare and legal sectors. Founded in 1996, Premex is part of the ExamWorks family, a leading global independent medical examinations provider headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. 

Services include:

  • Medico Legal Reports
  • Premex+
  • MedCo and Online Services

Contact Details:

Stephanie Wheatley

Tel: 07973 959965

E: Stephanie.Wheatley@premex.com

W: premexgroup.co.uk/

 

flick learning Ltd

Flick Learning is an e-learning company on a mission to transform the world of must-do training (particularly for those on budgets) into highly effective, engaging and actually quite enjoyable, e-learning.

All flick courses are created with 2 guiding principles: 'focus only on what people need to know' and 'find a way to make it stick'.

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Contact Details:

Louisa Farino

Tel: 07976 154749 

E: louisa@flicklearning.com

W: www.flicklearning.com

Monaco Solicitors

Virtual Lawyer: Free online legal advice and affordable legal letters

‘Virtual Lawyer’ is a technology driven letter service, backed by our extensive legal expertise. 

Providing free legal advice and building tailored legal letters in a matter of minutes. 

Virtual Lawyer is being adopted by organisations across the country to provide free legal advice and improve access to justice, by either directing clients to the tool or adopting it in-house.  

What can Virtual Lawyer do?

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