Win:Win GFTU External Services
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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
- Genuine Parts and Consumables
- Customer Area
- Fully Trained Engineers
- Log Me In
- Vehicle Management
- CS Remote
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
- Data Migration Business Solutions
The GFTU have been working with Morrish Solicitors for a number of years 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.
These services include:
- 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
Click the links below to find out how Morrish could be of help to you:
Emplaw is the latest addition to the products made available by GFTU.
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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.
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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 email@example.com
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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.
Tel: 01785 762605
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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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.
- Health and Benefits
- Wealth and Investments
- Workforce and Careers
- M&A Consulting and Advisory Services
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.
- Medico Legal Reports
- MedCo and Online Services
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'.
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?