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Guides and sources of further help and external websites with lots of useful information on relating to your employment.

Help Guides

Fact Find Meetings

Fact-find meetings are part of a disciplinary process, and Advance union can support our members if they are invited to one.

Group Income Protection

GIP (Group Income Protection ) is a benefit Santander provides members whose primary pension is "Life-sight" who are unfit to work due to ill health.

Dealing with the Menopause at work

Most women experience some symptoms of menopause, and we have a helpful guide to support women at work if this impacts you.

Phased Returns

Phased returns are a handy tool to help you return before you are 100% but to help aid your recovery and support attendance.

Suppporting Mental Health

Advance union provides significant support to our members to provide direct support and signpost other aids to support Mental health wellbeing.

Financial Wellbeing

As an organisation, we are vested in supporting our members in complete confidence and signposting help with our partner organisations.

Dealing with grievances

Advance union has a strong record of supporting members with concerns, many of which we resolve informally.

Dealing with redundancy

The union has a role in helping maintain jobs, but we know that sometimes things change. We have a pivotal when this happens.

Useful Websites

The Trade Union Congress (TUC)

The TUC exists to make the working world a better place for everyone. Advance union join 5.5 million people to share best practices.

Equality and Human Rights Commision

EHRC is a government body that promotes and upholds equality and human rights ideals and laws across England, Scotland and Wales.

Health & Safety Executive Commission

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is Britain’s national regulator for workplace health and safety. They also provide lots of useful information.

Bank Workers Charity

One of our key partners, BWC are here to support you and your family’s health and wellbeing. Their team can provide specialist support and advice.


ACAS is there to support members only after the completion of any internal process. They are the body that focuses on disputes to prevent escalation.

Step Change

As our financial difficulties partner Step Change is a charity that helps people get their finances back on track.

Exclusive Support for members

We are proud to say we always provide support to our members no matter what the work-related issue is. Members can complete the link below for more help

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Take the best decision in your career and join us today. At £6.70 per month, we are great value for our members. When you join Advance, you’re joining more than just a union – you’re joining a family with thousands of members across multiple sites and branches. Together, we’re a loud voice championing the things that matter to you at work.