South West NASUWT

Regional Committee

The Regional Committee will normally hold two General Meetings and its Annual General Meeting each year.

Dates for future meetings TBC.

Seminars & Workshops

CASEWORKER THOMPSON BRIEFINGS (SUPPLEMENTARY ACCREDITIATION REQUIREMENT)

These briefings consider issues of particular interest to NASUWT caseworkers and Local Secretaries. They focus on current developments in employment law, sharing good practice and other relevant issues identified by local representatives.

Accredited Casework Representatives must attend these events on a regular basis in order to keep their skills and knowledge up to date and to keep their accreditation valid. The SWRC dates are:

Caseworkers Briefing 25 April 2018
Caseworkers Twilight session 5pm – 7pm 14 May 2018
Caseworkers Briefing 21 June 2018

 

Discrimination Courses

This one-day course will equip caseworkers with practical skills and knowledge for identifying and tackling discrimination cases.

The course will cover the Union’s legal avenue for addressing discrimination casework, as well as give an overview of discrimination law and how this should be applied in practice. It includes practical case studies on identifying the different strands of discrimination and the prohibited conduct to be applied in each case.

6 February 2018

15 June 2018

Training

For training courses in the South West see the Training page

Conferences

South West Regional Conference in Croyde Bay – Date for 2018 TBC

National Conference in Birmingham – Friday 30 March to Monday 2 April 2018

Local Associations

The Annual General Meeting shall be held each year between the months of January and April inclusive and notified to members in accordance with the rules.

General Meetings shall be held not less than three times each academic year, spread evenly on the basis of the terms in that academic year.

Future Meetings

Next meeting dates for Local Associations in 2018:

Bath & NE Somerset – AGM – Wednesday 28 March 2018 – 5.00pm – The Boathouse, Newbridge Road, Bath, BA1 5NB

Bournemouth

Bristol – AGM – Thursday 11 January 2018 – 7.00pm for 7.30pm – The Bristol Hotel (formerly ‘Jury’s Hotel’), Prince Street, Bristol, BS1 4QF

Cornwall – AGM – Tuesday 27 February 2018 – 7.00pm – Lanhydrock Hotel & Golf Club, Lostwithiel Road, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL30 5AQ

Cheltenham Cotswold – AGM – Thursday 8 February 2018 – 4.45pm – Brickhampton Golf Course, Chelthenham Road, Churchdown, Gloucester, GL2 9QF

Devon – AGM – Thursday 18 January 2018 – 7.00pm – Reed Hall, University of Exeter, Exeter, EX4 4QR

Dorset – AGM – Wednesday 28 February 2018 – 3.30pm for 4.30pm – Budmouth College, Chickerell Road, Weymouth, DT4 9SY

Gloucester Severnside – AGM – Thursday 8 February 2018 – 4.45pm – Brickhampton Golf Course, Chelthenham Road, Churchdown, Gloucester, GL2 9QF

North Somerset – AGM – Wednesday 31 January 2018 – 5.00pm – The Rising Sun, 91 West Town Road, Backwell, West Town, Bristol, BS48 3BH

Plymouth – AGM – Thursday 11 January 2018 – 4:30pm – Sir Joshua Reynolds (function room), 25 Ridgeway, Plympton, Plymouth, Devon, PL7 2AW

Poole – AGM – Wednesday 31 January 2018 – Hamworthy Club, Magna Road, Wimborne, BH21 3AL

Somerset – AGM – Wednesday 24 January6.00pm – Holiday Inn, J25 off M5, Taunton, TA1 2UA

South Gloucestershire – General Meeting – Tuesday 16 January 2018 – 6:45pm for 7:00pm – The Globe Inn, Church Road, Frampton Cotterell, BS36 2AB.

AGM – Tuesday 13 March 2018 – 6:45pm for 7:00pm – The Globe Inn, Church Road, Frampton Cotterell, BS36 2AB.

Swindon – AGM – Wednesday 17 January 2018 – 4.00pm – St Joseph’s Catholic College, Octal Way, Swindon, SN3 3LR

Torbay – AGM – Tuesday 9th January 2018 – 5.00pm – The Library at Paignton Community and Sports Academy, Waterleat Road Centre, Waterleat Road, Paignton, TQ3 3WA

Wiltshire – AGM – Monday 15 January 2018 – 6:30pm – The Methuen Arms, 2 High Street, Corsham, SN13 0HB