How to: Facebook live

Use Facebook live video to engage with your page followers, hold Q&A sessions, or just stream an indoor or outdoor event. You can now stream live events easily on your Facebook page.

Let’s celebrate!

As I hope you already know, the purpose of the #HeartUNISON competition is to collect up to date contact details for our members. Many of you will have taken part in UNISON’s campaign against the Trade Union Bill; there are several clauses in the Bill – from strike ballot thresholds, to changes to how members […]

Prize draw update: 29 March

Two new branches break in to our top 10 in our latest #HeartUNISON prize draw update We’re pleased to be able to announce that University of South Wales branch’s well publicised desire to make it into the top 10 in the league table has paid off, with them reaching joint eighth place in this week’s overall rankings and joint fourth […]

Prize draw update: 22 March

The prize draw update is back at its usual time this week, and one branch has leapt up the rankings since the last update.

How to set community guidelines

If you’re setting up a Facebook page or group, or any kind of discussion forum, it’s useful to have ground rules that everyone can agree to. Feel free to adapt these guidelines for your own use, but try and keep them friendly and encouraging – we don’t want to scare nervous members off!

Prize draw update: 17 March

The prize draw update is back, and we’ve added a new column to the tables this week showing which branches have improved most since last week. Congratulations to our three most improved branches this week. These branches saw impressive sign-up rates, of more than 14% of branch members: Ribble Valley Local Gov (small) Dyfed Powys […]

Lights, selfies, action!

From I ♡unions week to fighting the trade union bill, it’s been a busy few months for UNISON members. We’ve collected just some of the highlights of what you have been doing online.

Telling a (digital) UNISON story

We’re lucky in the UNISON communications team: it’s our job to know about the excellent work UNISON branches are doing and the exciting lives that UNISON members lead, and then tell those stories.

Coming soon to the UNISON website: the online Branch Finder

We preview UNISON’s new Branch Finder tool, which will for the first time allow users to quickly and easily find and get in touch with their UNISON branch.

Prize draw update: 8 March

Figures for the second week of the branch competition for highest proportion of member entries into the ♡ UNISON prize draw.

Three reasons the prize draw builds a stronger UNISON

I think the prize draw will help UNISON to get members to get involved more quickly and easily, it can save UNISON money and it will help us better understand what our members want and need.

Prize draw update: 1 March, including leading branches for the prize draw

The UNISON prize draw is now two weeks old, and we’re seeing a great response – even though we’ve only just started the marketing push. So far, we’ve contacted around 100,000 members (some people will have heard about it through more than one route): 70,000 members with a mobile number but no email on file […]