TSB has announced the closure of a further 70 branches. The closures will take place between April and June 2022 and will result in the loss of around 150 roles.
Whilst we wait for more clarification from the on-going scientific testing of the newly discovered Omicron coronavirus variant, some new measures in England have been announced by the PM that we must all follow.
Every year the TUC hosts equality conferences that supplement the general work of TUC congress. These conferences focus on supporting the advancement of issues that disproportionally impact minority groups, and Accord is seeking diverse representation to attend the events.
Elections will be held for the role of Accord President and the 17 members of the Principal Executive Council (PEC) early next year. The website for candidates to self-nominate is now open.
This November newsround for members in TSB provides an update on the bank's Q3 results and what that means for our pay negotiations, the increased demand for Accord reps, an update on health and wellbeing, menopause support and more.
Taking direct feedback from our on-call members, we’ve been working with Lloyds Banking Group to improve things. And we’re pleased with the position that’s been reached.
This week is Living Wage Week 2021. And to kick things off, the new 2021/22 living wage rates have been announced which will see over 300,000 people throughout the country set for a vital pay boost.
Today, on International Stress Awareness Day - take a moment to think about how you can improve your mental wellbeing and protect yourself from the negative effects of stress. The Bank Workers Charity has developed a variety of guides and tools to help you.
Last Thursday First Minister, Mark Drakeford, strengthened zero protective measures to keep people safe and help reduce high levels of coronavirus in Wales. This newsflash details how the bank has reacted to the changes and how they will affect members in the branch networks.