Resources for stewards

Use the resources on this page to help you in your role as a CSP steward.

Stewards toolkit

Get the information and guidance you need as a steward from the CSP toolkit:

The CSP's Employment Relations and Union Services directorate produces guidance on a wide range of subjects. Access the ERUS publications list for full details.

Stewards' forms

Stewards Update 

Stewards Update is the CSP's monthly e-newsletter dedicated to the needs of stewards: access back issues via the archive.

iCSP stewards network

The iCSP stewards' networks are restricted to accredited stewards. Once you become an accredited steward, you will automatically be put forward for approval to join the national iCSP stewards' network and your own region's stewards' network.

Personalised leaflets and posters

Get professionally printed localised posters and leaflets to assist you in your role through our 'Print on demand' service.

Useful organisations

  • The Trades Union Congress brings unions together to draw up common policies on economic and social issues: indicative areas cover employment law, ways to tackle unemployment and poverty, developing skills and lifelong learning, the environment and other workplace concerns. The TUC also represents working people on public and international bodies.

  • Organisational affiliates: the society is affiliated with a number of domestic and international organisations, and works in collaboration with many other bodies.

  • ACAS (the Advisory, Conciliation, and Arbitration Service) offers conciliation and arbitration services for collective industrial disputes and employment tribunal cases.

  • The Equality and Human Rights Commission works to ensure that everyone has a fair chance to participate in society.
  • The Labour Research Department (LRD) is an independent research organisation publishing news and information for trade unionists.
  • Thompsons Solicitors is one of the largest national employment and specialist personal injury practices in the UK. They specialise in helping unions to protect the interests of their members and publish a wide range of helpful guidance. Thompsons also supplies CSP legal services to members.
  • Other trade unions within the health service
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