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Stay Cool in the Workplace!

Posted: 19th July 2019

Tips for Staying Cool in the Workplace

With summer upon us and temperatures on the rise, staying cool has become a top priority. Whether you’re in the office or on site, it’s important not to get overheated or dehydrated.

We’ve gathered some simple tips to help you stay cool:

Wear light clothes

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GMB Serco Updated TUPE Information

Posted: 2nd July 2019

 Serco Hotel Services Employees

Please find below some information on support which is available to you prior to your TUPE transfer to the Trust on 01 October.   

NHS Pension Support  

Group sessions with a short presentation followed by an opportunity to ask questions


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Repeal Section 75

Posted: 8th March 2019

Put our NHS in public hands

Privatisation is demoralising the NHS workforce and undermining standards of care. It’s time for Ministers to listen to the NHS workers and managers and end the outsourcing and privatisation of our NHS.

GMB has long campaigned to repeal controversial Section 75 and reverse the tide of health service privatisation and outsourcing.

As part of…

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Bullying & Harassment at Work

Posted: 28th July 2018

Don’t watch it happen, Report it!

Bullying and Harassment at work is something that is one common problem for our members.

Wherever you work, there is a chance that you may become a target for a bully or that you will witness somebody else being bullied or harassed at work. Maybe even without you realising…

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Become a GMB Workplace Representative

Posted: 26th April 2018

Become a GMB Workplace Representative



NHS Employees (including Serco and private contracted services).
University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust (Derriford Hospital) Livewell (Mount Gould Hospital) Bush Park (CRL) Scott Hospital (CDC) Cumberland Centre (MIU).

To GMB members the workplace rep is ‘the union’. Sometimes workplace reps…

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