The Bank Workers Charity, TUC, Unionlearn and Unions21 offer a number of webinars that we think are useful for our reps and members. This page offers a curated list, and details where you can find more.
Wellbeing & mental health
Wellbeing & mental health
Domestic abuse (26/04/2023) - Join Accord and the Bank Workers Charity to look at how we can create a work culture where it's safe to come forward and talk about domestic abuse and access support.
Menopause Support (Line manager session) (09/02/2023) - Join Accord and the Bank Workers Charity for a line manager wellbeing webinar to explore how people are affected by the menopause at work, the different approaches to offering support and how to create a menopause-friendly environment within the team.
Burnout prevention (18/01/2023) - Join the TUC & Dr Miriam Fine, Personal Development and Healthcare Quality Improvement Coach, to explore ways to identify and deal with the emotional challenges of being a union rep and the external pressures you may face.
Winter self-care (18/01/2023) - Join Accord and Heena Kang from the Bank Workers Charity to explore how winter impacts the four pillars of wellbeing, and how we can use this awareness to adapt our habits to live seasonally.
Men's health (08/11/2022) - Join Accord and Heena Kang from the Bank Workers Charity to talk about some of the key issues in men’s health, and explore the pivotal life stages that can create greater challenges for health.
Supporting workers with Long Covid (28/10/2022) - Join the TUC for this webinar to discuss the legal responsibilities of employers to have in place support for those with Long Covid, including introducing reasonable adjustments so members with Long Covid don’t face disadvantage at work.
Fertility & pregnancy loss (13/10/2022) - Join Accord and Heena Kang from the Bank Workers Charity to talk about the issues surrounding fertility & pregnancy loss, including details about the support that's available to you.
Sickness absences: Workers' rights (21/09/2022) - Join the TUC for this webinar to discuss sickness absence policies, negotiating income protections and how to call on employers to avoid discrimination when they are managing sickness absence.
Financial Wellbeing (08/04/2022)- Join Accord and Paul Barrett from the Bank Workers Charity to talk about financial wellbeing, including recognising the signs, and where you can get support if you find yourself in difficulty.
Menopause awareness (17/01/2022)- Join Accord and Heena Kang from the Bank Workers Charity to look at the perimenopause (the transition into menopause) and the menopause, providing guidance on where to seek specialised support.
Understanding grief and loss (06/08/2021)- Join Accord and Paul Barrett from the Bank Workers Charity to build our understanding of grief and loss, how it can impact people, and what you can do and say to be supportive.
Social wellbeing and loneliness (11/06/2021)- Join Accord and Paul Barrett from the Bank Workers Charity to talk about loneliness and social wellbeing, the impact of loneliness at work, and some simple ways to ensure we connect with others during the pandemic and beyond.
The importance of sleep (16/04/2021)- Join Accord and Paul Barrett from the Bank Workers Charity to talk about why sleep is important, and why we need to improve the quality we're getting. You'll hear the research behind this, the consequences that arise from poor sleep, and get some tips on how to improve the quality of sleep you're getting.
The importance of taking breaks (10/09/2020) - Join Accord and Paul Barrett from the Bank Workers Charity to guide us through the importance of taking breaks during our working days. You'll hear the research behind this, and the consequences that arise when we don’t have regular breaks.
Surviving the long pandemic (05/03/2021) - Join Accord and Paul Barrett from the Bank Workers Charity to learn about strategies to minimise the risks to our mental health and wellbeing during the pandemic.
Health & safety
Health & safety
Inspecting your workplace (11/05/2023) - the TUC hosted a webinar discussion on safety inspections covering what you should focus on, and examine whether procedures are working or if there is room for improvement.
Staying safe at work (06/06/2022) - the TUC hosted a webinar to explore safety at work including the excellent work of the Suzy Lamplugh Trust, Unite's 'Get me home safely' campaign and USDAW's 'Freedom from fear' initiative.
Handling disciplinary and grievance (30/11/2021) - the TUC hosted a webinar with Sally Buffard, from Labour Research Department, and Sean Halsall, from Unite the Union to talk the impact the pandemic has had on handling effective and fair grievance and disciplinary procedures at work and how reps can deal with this.
Ending sexual harassment at work (13/05/2021) - the TUC hosted a webinar with Deeba Syed, Rights of Women and Nikki Pound, TUC Women's Officer to talk about how union reps can stand against sexual harassment in their workplace.
GDPR essentials for union reps (18/02/2021) - the TUC hosted a webinar with Edward Cooper from Slater & Gordon to look at elements of data protection, what reps can ask employers for, and how to store data securely.
All the lovely punctuation (10/03/2021) - Unionlearn is celebrating its first ever Punctuation Day on the 10th of March with a webinar. You'll learn why punctuation matters, how it makes easier to understand all the things we read, and why we shouldn’t be scared of punctuation.