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2019 Branch Annual General Meeting

2019 Branch Annual General Meeting

The Bootle Taxes Branch AGM will take place on Tuesday the 26th of February 2019 at 12:30 pm until 13:30 pm in The Beaky. You can RSVP on Facebook here. All PCS members are allowed to take their own time to attend this meeting, we have tried to arrange this so it will be in most … Continue reading

Liverpool Regional Centre announcement

Liverpool Regional Centre announcement

Members will by now have been briefed on the Liverpool regional centre announcement. Namely, that Litherland House, St John’s House and the Triad will close by summer 2020 and that Imperial Court in Liverpool will be retained alongside India Buildings. From a Bootle perspective we are very disappointed that HMRC have stated a preference to keep … Continue reading

PCS women to take part in Liverpool Sleepout

PCS women to take part in Liverpool Sleepout

The Bootle Taxes Branch Women’s Advisory Committee (BWAC) and R&C Liverpool Branch Women’s Officer are taking part in the Liverpool Cathedral Sleepout. They are asking members to sponsor them to raise money in support of vulnerable people in Merseyside. The Whitechapel Centre is Liverpool’s leading homeless charity and as part of their fundraising efforts they … Continue reading

Update for members in PT Operations

Update for members in PT Operations

Due to the exceptional circumstances we continue to face currently in the Triad this intended desk drop has had to be issued via email to ensure we reach all our members in PT Ops who are currently working from other buildings and floors away from their normal desks. We are happy with the initial response … Continue reading

Liverpool Regional Centre – Big changes

Liverpool Regional Centre – Big changes

HMRC are still saying India Buildings will open in autumn of 2019 rather than the summer. PCS reps will not be surprised if that gets put back again. (Update: HMRC are now saying that India Buildings won’t open until early 2020. We won’t be surprised if it gets pushed back even further. PCS members will … Continue reading

PCS pay campaign kicks into high gear

PCS pay campaign kicks into high gear

At the end of May, PCS’s Annual Delegate Conference voted overwhelmingly to endorse an industrial action ballot in support of the union’s pay demands. That ballot will now run 18 June to 23 July, and the campaign to win it has begun in earnest. Conference debate PCS General Secretary Mark Serwotka moved the motion which called … Continue reading

Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

The 14-20 May 2018 is Mental Health Awareness Week. Research has shown that two thirds of us experience a mental health problem in our lifetimes, and stress is a key factor in this. By tackling stress, we can go a long way to tackle mental health problems such as anxiety and depression, and, in some instances, … Continue reading

Bootle Taxes Mandate Meeting – 17 May

Bootle Taxes Mandate Meeting – 17 May

The Bootle Taxes Branch Mandate Meeting will take place on Thursday 17 May at 12.30pm in The Beaky. Food and hot drinks are provided so that you can have your dinner whilst attending. Every year, PCS’s delegate conference in Brighton sets the union’s policy for the coming year based upon motions put forward by branches … Continue reading