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Award winners!

Published on 30/04/2019 at 08:36am

Unity Partnership wins award for supporting young people Unity Partnership has scooped the award for “Supporting Young People” at the 2019 Oldham Business Awards. It follows many years of commitment to supporting and upskilling young people from Oldham and the wider area – a key focus of our business. Since 2014, we’ve employed 62 apprentices, with 51 going on to secure permanent roles with the company; an estimated economic impact of around £2m. Those apprentices have enhanced our work in a phenomenal way, displaying the passion, spirit, local knowledge and skills we need to serve our clients exceptionally and run

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Unity Partnership backs Oldham foodbank

Published on 29/01/2019 at 11:49am

Unity Partnership has called for support for Oldham foodbank after thieves stole cash, food and electronics during a post-Christmas break-in. Staff from Unity rallied to support the foodbank – which provides food to those most in need and did so much to support local families over Christmas – with additional security support following the break-in on January 7. In partnership with Oldham Council, its parent company, staff also donated more than a tonne (1145kg) of food. Now, with the foodbank getting back to business as usual, Unity is urging others to follow suit. Akddus Khan, Unity Partnership’s Community Liaison Officer,

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Unity exceeds their whopping £10,000 target for Dr Kershaws!

Published on 26/07/2018 at 09:19am

As part of our continued dedication to the Oldham community, Unity Partnership has worked diligently over the last 18 months and to exceed our whopping target of £10,000 for the Oldham based charity, Dr Kershaw’s Hospice at Home. As a local employer with over 360 staff, the teams have worked tirelessly to ensure we reach our huge target through a number of activities all planned and run by our staff members. Throughout the last 18 months we hosted cake bakes, curry clubs, sit up challenges and seasonal raffles. In May a team of 10 runners took to the streets of

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Praise for Revenues team for ‘Gold Star’ training

Published on 09/05/2018 at 10:23am

Fabulous feedback from Meritec Limited! We provided bespoke training on Capita’s Academy system to their experienced Benefits Assessors to expand expertise and allow Meritec to enhance its customer offering. “Thank you for the outstanding Academy training and support over the last month. The Unity team have been superstars right from the beginning. Admittedly as a team we were walking into learning a brand new system with some apprehension – your Universal Credit people soon put us all at ease. Their knowledge of the system and UC is first rate! We couldn’t have asked for a better introduction in both areas.

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Our apprentice rising stars!

Published on 08/05/2018 at 01:27pm

Huge congratulations to two of our amazing apprentices Zoe Holford and Georgia Taylor who have been appointed to full-time permanent positions within our Property Services team. Both have been with Unity for 2 years and completed their Apprenticeship Levels 2 and 3 in Business Administration with us. Zoe will be our new Technical Support Assistant and will work towards Levels 3 and 4 in Facilities Management. Our flexible approach will allow her to experience different elements of our Property Services activities, to help determine the direction in which she wants her career to progress while continuing her training with us

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10 years of Unity

Published on 08/05/2018 at 01:10pm

This week marks the end of Unity’s 10th anniversary, so it seems fitting to reflect on what we’ve helped our clients achieve so far and how we have contributed to the communities in which we work. £35,000,000 in savings … and growing. Reduced waste, improved efficiencies, worked across every Council directorate. Oldham Town Hall regeneration – most recently, short-listed for BBC’s Building of the Decade award (Greater Manchester). Band 3 funding category for Department for Transport (DfT). 50% reduction across All Injury and Child Pedestrian Killed & Seriously Injured collisions. Consistently one of top road safety performers in

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TOP award for outstanding team

Published on 18/01/2018 at 08:56am

We are extremely proud to announce that Unity Partnership’s Contact Centre team won Oldham Council’s TOP Awards for Front Line Service – a new addition to Oldham’s annual awards. #TopAwards Our Contact Centre team handles approximately half a million enquiries every year and works closely across other Unity support teams and Oldham Council teams to improve overall resident experience. In a role that is both challenging and rewarding, not always in equal measure, it’s fantastic that their empathy, understanding and patience has been formally recognised. Thank you and well done to everyone involved.