Q: What training for personal cases will you be providing for representatives?
A: There are a number of very experienced personal case reps in the RCTU who have gathered a wealth of material that has been adjusted to reflect the training required for HMRC guidance and systems and also for the new legal case management arrangements of the RCTU. Full and comprehensive legal support ,including Tribunal handling and management, is available from our legal service agreement.
Q: What facility time are you providing?
A: None. Until at such time we receive formal recognition from the employer – no facility time is available. We have every intention of approaching the employer when a sufficient size of membership is obtained, and numbers are continuing to increase at a very steady rate, with a view to seeking formal recognition from HMRC and then, of course, request the appropriate amount of facility time commensurate with membership size.
Q: Will RCTU is seeking to affiliate with the TUC?
A: Yes. It has always been a stated aim of the RCTU.