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More courses on offer at Blackburn college for UNISON representatives

Published on September 24, 2015 at 6:16 pm

Blackburn College in partnership with TUC has extended its new range of courses to representatives of UNISON.

The courses are as follows:

  • Health & Safety Stage 1 – every Tuesday from 6th October (10 weeks)
  • Health & Safety Stage 2 – every Wednesday from 7th October (10 weeks)
  • Union Reps Stage 1 – every Monday from 5th October (10 weeks)
  • Union Reps Stage 2 – every Thursday from 8th October (10 weeks)
  • Union Reps follow-on in Employment Law – every Wednesday from 7th October (10 weeks)
  • Diploma in Employment Law – every Tuesday from now (36 weeks)

All courses are held in the TU/H&S Education Centre in the old college’s Victoria building on Blakey Moor, opposite the old Waves Swimming Pool entrance, 100 yds from King George’s Hall in Blackburn Town Centre.

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Changes to tax credits

Published on September 23, 2015 at 3:28 pm

Working tax credits and child tax credits are designed to help low-paid workers and low-income families. Millions of working families claim both benefits – and they can be worth thousands of pounds a year.

Working tax credits

The last Labour Government introduced working tax credits in 2003, but similar benefits have been in place since 1986.

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Have you registered to vote for the General Election?

Published on March 8, 2015 at 12:08 pm

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