Human hands showing unityIf you have an urgent query or want to speak to someone about an issue at work, call the union’s helpline on 0118 934 1808 and select option 1 for the duty officer.

If you’ve been invited to a meeting and need representation, fill out this form. Once completed, send a copy to and a casework officer will get back to you within 24 hours. 

The demands of modern working life aren’t getting any easier. Unfortunately, problems at work still arise from time to time in areas such as:

  • Being overlooked for promotion
  • Being treated unfairly
  • Being threatened with disciplinary action
  • Being discriminated against on grounds of race, gender, working hours, sexual orientation, disability, age or religion.

At times like these, the services of a professional and effective trade union such as Accord are essential. Every day we help members with issues that impact their enjoyment of work and their quality of life, including:

  • Being expected to work extra hours
  • Being expected to make unreasonable adjustments to working patterns
  • Being treated unfairly in appraisals or remuneration
  • Being expected to work in conditions contrary to Health & Safety regulations
  • Being bullied
  • Being harassed and stressed.

Accord members benefit from confidential, professional advice on any work-related issue. Accord will be there when you need someone on your side.

Accord has a dedicated and experienced team of advisers and you can find their details and contact numbers here.

 In addition, Accord provides legal representation including a FREE helpline for members and support with employment tribunal applications, personal injury claims and more.

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You’ll be joining 25,000 members to help make Accord’s voice even louder when dealing with your employer on the things that really matter to YOU.

As a member, you will get the best advice, support and guidance, as well as a host of exclusive benefits, including free legal and financial advice and a dedicated travel club. So what are you waiting for?

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