Why Join

We represent and speak on behalf of members within Santander & Geoban to improve your working life. Advance are our members’voice at work. Our priority is working for you. We also undertake the following: 

  • Advance has a dedicated helpline team who are available Monday – Friday (8.30am – 6pm), simply call 01442 891122.
  • Our trained helpline team can give you advice on work related issues, or information you may need.
  • Advance has ensured that you can use the telephones in your place of work to contact us.
  • All calls are strictly confidential.
  • We are the only union where our members can talk directly to the General Secretary, Linda Rolph. Linda is available on Thursday evenings (8pm – 10pm).
  • We publish a regular magazine throughout the year which gives you valuable information on plans and priorities of the business and how this affects you.
  • From time to time many people need help at work (for example, they are required to attend Disciplinary or Performance hearings). We can provide representation at any such meetings.
  • All of our team are fully accredited representatives with many years of experience.
  • Advance runs a monthly lottery in which, for just £1, members can win up to £1,000 andother prizes. You can take out up to £10 in tickets.
  • As a member of Advance you are a member of a trade union that is affiliated to the Trades Union Congress which has over four million members. We actively play a part in this.
  • Our website includes links to useful information.Most of this information is only available to members, including details of benefits that you can use to offset your monthly subscription such as our travel club, offering savings on most holiday deals that beat internet and high street prices.
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