Membership offers and entitlements
Most people join and stay in UNISON to get the best representation and support at work when they need it. But UNISON members also receive superb membership benefits – you could save the cost of your subscription many times over.
As a UNISON member, on completion of your mortgage you'll receive £150 cashback paid into a UNISON Save & Support Account.
Note: This only applies to first time buyers, customers moving home and customers remortgaging to Britannia from another lender.
Also, you'll get 0.25% discount off our standard variable mortgage rate, once the initial fixed period on your mortgage has expired - excludes offset savings and lifetime tracker deals.
UNISON members are entitled to a whole range of benefits and services as part of their membership, including some benefits guaranteed to all members by our union. The rulebook benefits include: Death benefit, Accident benefit, Fatal accident benefit and Welfare benefits. Application for welfare assistance can be made either through your branch or directly to There for You, our registered charity – call 020 7121 5620.
Croyde Bay Holiday Village is situated on the north Devon coast and has been owned and operated by UNISON for more than 80 years. It is a popular addition to the benefits of UNISON membership, offering competitive rates, with special discounts for UNISON members and families. There are additional discounts for low-paid UNISON members.
UNISON provides a very wide range of legal help to union members across the UK. We offer advice and assistance with work issues of course, but we can sometimes also offer legal help for members and their families outside work. To be eligible for our legal assistance scheme, you must have been a member for at least four weeks prior to the incident that led you to seek that assistance. You must also be up to date with your subscriptions.
Work-related issues, members can get free legal advice and help. Our help covers issues like unfair dismissal, accidents and injuries at work.
Non-work related issues, members can access free initial legal advice on non-work related issues, along with support for members and their family members for personal injury cases outside work, a free wills service for you and for your partner if you have mirror wills, low-cost conveyancing and help with immigration issues.
For work-related issues members should contact their local branch in the first instance. For non work-related issues, help can be accessed via UNISON's legal helpline on 0800 0 857 857.
UNISON members are entitled to a range of exclusive deals and discounts that we have negotiated with a number of suppliers. We choose reputable companies that provide value and good customer service. These UNISON Plus deals add real value to UNISON membership: over time members can save the cost of their UNISON contributions many times over.
UIA offers UNISON members and their families exclusive low cost insurance. UIA’s website can provide a ‘quick quote’ from their range of insurance products offered, including: Home, Travel, Pet, WellWoman, Personal Accident and Life.
From motor and home insurance to breakdown cover, Liverpool Victoria’s products are designed to give UNISON members better value, better service, greater convenience and above all, peace of mind www.lv.com/unison and www.lv.com/unison/breakdown-cover.
Get paid in cash when you shop from more than 2,500 online retailers. Our members have saved millions of pounds so far using our service.
Are a range of dental cash plans designed by Protego Group. Protego Group design and manage insurance policies for charities, affinity groups, members and their associations, public sector organisations and employers, insurance companies and brokers. Over the past five years, Protego Group's retail brand 'insure-for-less healthcare/IFL Signature' has received many accolades including being rated the UK's No 1 for value in the Sunday Express and also on ITV 1's 'This Morning'. Protego Group have also won a regional business award for innovation.
Are an approved partner of UNISON so you can be assured of great quality exclusive deals - which will genuinely save you money, as well as an excellent level of service. Save yourself time and money by taking advantage of the discounts that your UNISON membership entitles you to."
As a UNISON Plus endorsed provider, we have been providing financial advice to UNISON members since 2007. We can guide you through those times in life when you need to address financial issues – be it looking to buy a property, starting a family, saving for your future or planning for retirement we are here to help. Importantly, we can help you understand how changes in the workplace, amendments to public sector pension schemes and reviews to working practices may affect you. After all, in the current economic climate it makes sense to have your finances in order.
As a Vauxhall Associate Partner you and your immediate family can save big money off the list price of a brand new Vauxhall at Pentagon. You simply need to work for or be a member of an Associate company or organisation. Buying your new Vauxhall is easy with Partners at Pentagon - simply register onto the Vauxhall Partners programme, then once verified, you choose the car offer that suits you .Then, when you visit your nearest Pentagon Vauxhall showroom we'll apply the appropriate discount off the MRRP on the vehicle you've chosen. Alternatively we can do it all over the phone and arrange the delivery of your new vehicle nationwide.
Not a credit or debit card, the UNISON Prepaid Plus MasterCard® is different because you load money before you spend, rather than paying for it afterwards. So there's less chance of going over your budget, and you can use it to pay wherever you see the MasterCard Acceptance Mark - that's over 32 million outlets. PLUS you can now earn Cashback when you use your card in-store at participating retailers! Your Cashback is added to your Prepaid Plus account when you top-up. It's that easy!
As a benefit of your UNISON membership, we're offering the chance to register for FREE £5,000 Personal Accident and Accidental Death insurance.
Take action now and you could save your annual subs (or maybe more) by switching energy suppliers with Union Energy! Our 100% impartial free energy search engine has been set up specifically for trade union members, allowing you to compare the prices of all gas and electricity suppliers in the UK to find the very best deal for your home. You can compare by savings alone, C02 savings, customer service standards or a combination of all three.
What's more, Union Energy guarantees that you will not find a cheaper tariff for your domestic energy! Our service includes every UK energy supplier and every tariff and you simply cannot obtain a better price elsewhere.
Vision Express is working with Unison to provide you, their member, with the best in customer service, the best choice and great value for money.
Since 1994, Tax payers have recovered over £110 million by using this service. The average refund is £223 each, with 1 in 3 clients receiving a refund!