UNISON members hold placards on a picket line outside Francis Close Hall at the University of Gloucestershire.

Low pay and pensions issues prompt further strikes at universities, says UNISON

Staff will take further strike days at eight universities over pay and pensions issues from this week, UNISON says.

University of Gloucestershire’s pension plan proposals challenged by UNISON

The University of Gloucestershire has proposed changes to the way it provides pensions for staff. The proposals would see cuts to the pensions of some of the university’s lowest paid staff.