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Regional View of Outsourcing,(Spoilers, It SUCKS!)

OUTSOURCING SUCKS Outsourcing – Cambridge Uni lowlights? In recent times, especially in London institutions, outsourced staff have found themselves being ‘insourced” as the high cost, lack of control and the unfairness of having staff working in an institution for anotheremployer under worse terms and conditions than direct employees has begun to reflect very badly on […]

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London & Eastern Education Region NEWSLETTER November / December 2021

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“Varsity” Article On Demo

https://www.varsity.co.uk/news/22476

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Covid Heros!

What those nice folks at AUDE(Association of University Directors of Estates) think of us… Eighteen months after the start of the Covid-19 pandemic it feels like now is the right time to take stock of what we’ve achieved as university estates and facilities teams – and to say the most enormous Thank You to everyone […]

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Cambridge university maintenance staff being lined up for ‘misguided’ outsourcing deal, warns Unite

Wednesday 10 November 2021 Salami Slicing The University of Cambridge, one of the wealthiest and most illustrious institutions in the country, has been accused of ‘salami slicing’ over its plans to outsource up to 50 maintenance and estates’ workers to private companies. Unite the union said that if the proposal was completed by 1 April next year […]

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(YOUR!)Letter to the VC!

Print this out, sign it, and pop it in the post,( or UMS). More details below Here’s where we need your help: It is essential that the senior management are made aware of the strength of feeling of the wider university, both against outsourcing and in the support of our colleagues who are threatened with […]

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OUTSOURCING SUCKS DEMO! 12/11/21

12 on the 12th Outside the Senate House.If you care please be there! Remember, Remember, The Twelth Of November! Make a placard, make a noise, make your point! 12 on the 12th, put it in your diary! https://uniteuoc.org.uk/category/about-us/

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Secretary’s Letter 1/11/21

Secretary’s letter… Dear Colleagues, As some of us, had predicted the University’s COVID inspired benign support of professional staff has come to an end. Not only are we to suffer a below average annual pay rise, but also the University has begun to make compulsory redundancies. Not in keeping with past practices, the University has […]

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Outsourcing News

Barts under pressure as Serco cancels its contract with the NHS Trust on day Unite confirms strike ballot Serco has today (3 November) confirmed that its current Soft Services contract with Barts Health NHS Trust will end on 30 April 2023. Unite is demanding that there must be “no more contracts for outsourcing privateers that put profit before people”. Last July, due to Unite pressure, Serco lost […]

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An Open Letter

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