10 March 2022
PCS has served notice of industrial action at the British Council today (10 March) in a dispute over redundancies, restructuring and outsourcing.
9 December 2021
The British Council previously ran the £110m scheme but was stripped of the contract according to the Guardian in favour of the private consultancy company.
29 November 2021
Hundreds of British Council employees across the globe said in a consultative ballot they would support strike action over forced redundancies and to oppose outsourcing.
9 August 2021
Welcome to the August edition of Facilities Matters; the monthly newsletter for union members working in Facilities Management.
9 July 2021
Government security guards and other outsourced facilities management workers employed by Mitie are facing detrimental changes to their pay arrangements and being threatened with 'fire and rehire' if they don’t sign up to the changes.