Branch Secretary :

Every Rep's a Leader - Leadership Forum

Every rep’s a leader - and every activist is too! We all have to use leadership skills in our role, whether it is in collective bargaining, organising and campaigning, making sure the union is visible in the workplace, or taking on casework. The strange thing about leadership skills is that most people don’t even recognise that they are using them, and few really effective people identify themselves as ‘leaders’.


Becoming more aware of your role as a leader in the workplace is essential to being an effective rep. We have therefore organised a leadership forum for branch reps and activists as follows:

  • Saturday 15th July
  • 11am - 4pm
  • Unite HQ, 128 Theobald's Road, Holborn, London, WC1X 8TN.


Travel, carer and accommodation costs can be paid - please let us know in advance about carer and accommodation.


This Leadership Forum aims to help you:

  • make the most efficient use of your precious time;
  • inspire a wider circle of members to become active so that the work is more evenly spread out;
  • ensure that your activities have greater impact; and
  • recruit new members to give you more power in the workplace.


But the benefits of effective leadership do not stop with union activities. These skills will help you in all walks of life, including your job and political and leisure activities. Join us for a day's leadership training day, and talk to us about how Unite can help you can improve your leadership skills even further.


Please download the flyer for an outline of the day, including our two inspirational speakers. Please let us know if you wish to come along so that we can organise sufficient catering - contact us here.



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