UNISON communications awards are open!

dsc_1266UNISON communications awards are now open to all UNISON branches and self-organised groups in Scotland. The application form is here: commsawardappform2016-17

Closing date: Wednesday 18 January 2017

It is just a bit of fun but it is also important that we share best practice and innovative ideas; and that we recognise enthusiasm and celebrate success. It all helps to build a stronger union and get some well deserved recognition for your hard work. So no matter what you have been doing please think about submitting an application.

The form has more about the rules, time limits, instructions and categories (the link is above)

This picture is of Aberdeen Univerisity Branch winning the 2015/16 award for best printed publication. It is presented by Laura Connor of Thompsons Solicitors who are one of the competition sponsors. Our other sponsors are: Liverpool Victoria;  TC Branding Group; UIA Mutual Home Insurance; Lighthouse Financial. The Scottish communication and campaigns committee is extremely grateful for all their support.

Please send completed application forms to unisonscotlandcomms@gmail.com or post to UNISON Scotland, UNISON House, 14 West Campbell Street, Glasgow, G2 6RX (Please mark envelope with Scottish Communications Awards 2016/17 in top right hand corner.)

Awards will be presented at Scottish Council on Saturday 4 February 2017


  • Best Printed Publication (1st – £150, 2nd – £100, 3rd – £50) – 1st Prize sponsored by Liverpool Victoria, 2nd by Scottish Communications and Campaigns Committee, 3rd Prize by TC Branding Group
  • Best Online Presence (1st – £150, 2nd – £100, 3rd – £50) – 1st, 2nd and 3rd Prizes Sponsored by UIA
  • Best Campaign (1st – £150, 2nd – £100, 3rd – £50) – 1st Prize sponsored by Thompsons Solicitors, 2nd Prize sponsored by Scottish Communications and Campaigns Committee, 3rd Prize sponsored by Lighthouse Financial
  • Special Recruitment Prize ( £150) – Sponsored by Scottish Communications and Campaigns Committee

More details are on our application form. Look forward to seeing all your great entries.