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AGM 2016 reminder and our latest newsletter

AGM 2016
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Just a reminder our AGM is 7 Days away.

 When: Friday 4 March 2016

Time: 7pm start

Where: Derby Irish Club

Our 2016 AGM will take place at the Derby Irish Club, 11 Beckett Street, Derby, DE1 1HT on Friday 4 March 2016.

The meeting will commence at 7.00 pm and a free buffet will be available from 8.00 pm.

A complimentary drink voucher and a ticket for a free raffle draw is provided on the newsletter you have already received.

After the event there will be a quiz and disco until late with partners welcome after 8.00 pm.

There will be a number of prizes up for grabs! Please note you must be present at the AGM in order to be eligible for a prize.

Speakers at the meeting will include

  •  Adrian Morgan, UNISON Regional Organiser
  • Nicole Berrisford, Branch Secretary
  • And a special Guest Speaker

The meeting will also provide you with the opportunity to meet local Officers, Workplace Stewards and other UNISON Members and to put forward your views on the future organisation of UNISON locally and take part in your union’s democratic process.

Full documentation including agenda will be available at the meeting.

Please try your best to attend. The AGM is the most important date in our calendar annually. Those who attended last year gave the branch really good feedback.

So come along!  It’s YOUR union! Have YOUR say!


Derby City Council Derby Homes Events News

Free course – Pre-Retirement Planning Workshop for Local Government Employees

Pre-Retirement Planning Workshop for Local Government Employees (1 day) For any UNISON member working in Local Government who is between 2 years to 6 months away from retiring.

Where: Nottingham Regional Office
When: 27 April 2016

UNISON, working in partnership with True Bearing Chartered is offering all UNISON members who work in Local Government and are thinking of retiring in the next two years, the opportunity to attend a free, pre-retirement workshop.

The workshop will include:

  • managing change – moving from work to retirement
  • occupational pensions in Local Government
  • independent financial advice – typical process you can expect from companies
  • legal matters – wills and trusts
  • statutory pensions and state benefits

NB: The programme will not include a sales pitch of any kind for financial products.

By the end of the workshop, you will be able to:

  • create your own path from the world of work to the world of retirement
  • identify changes in both pensions and financial regulations which will affect your retirement decisions
  • identify the long term issues affecting your retirement
  • identify personal and lifestyle actions which will help to improve your retirement
  • start the process of planning for a successful retirement

“Very comprehensive and thought provoking”

for more details and to book don’t hesitate to contact us either by calling us or email

Closing date for applications is 30 March 2016.

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