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This section carries important information for UCU members on their membership and the services and benefits available to them.
Your UCU membership
Important information about how changes to your employment or personal details, such as retirement, maternity leave, or loss of your job, may affect your UCU membership or subscription.
Update your member record
It's important that we have up-to-date information about you. Log into our online eServices site to let the membership department know if we need to update your details.
UCU legal scheme
Like all unions UCU tries to resolve members' employment related disputes through negotiations at local level. Your branch or local association should always be your first port of call.
UCU Law Extra
Legal help for you and your family: Wills • Lasting Power of Attorney • Renunciation of Executorship • Probate • Severance of Joint Tenancy • Conveyancing, including buying a newly built home • Re-mortgaging • Financial mis-selling claims such as payment protection insurance (PPI)
UCU Support Centre
Our dedicated UCU Support Centre contains the answers to many of the most common queries we receive, together with other useful material to inform and support you in your employment and union membership.
UCU CPD programme
Click through for information on UCU's CPD programme for members, which includes free resources and courses.
UCUPlus services and benefits
Through UCUPlus, UCU offers a range of membership benefits and services in addition to employment, education and campaigning support. By making full use of these benefits, offered through recognised suppliers, you could save the cost of your subscription many times over.
Annual member meetings
UCU's annual meetings are an opportunity for any UCU member to meet with colleagues in order to discuss important issues and help direct UCU policy.
Member information and newsletters
Important documents for members and dedicated newsletters covering a range of special interest topics
Counselling, support, financial assistance and more available to members through Recourse.
Income tax relief on your subscription
Following approval from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), UCU members can claim 67% tax relief on the total annual subscription they have paid to UCU.
Conduct and complaints
UCU's regulations on the conduct of members and the union's complaints procedure.
Want to get more involved?
If you are interested in getting more involved in the work of UCU, at any level, please visit our UCU activists pages for further information and ideas.
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