TUC Union Professionals: Using Company Accounts

Understanding how to use financial information is an essential skill for union officers. Knowing what the figures actually tell us about a Company’s financial position and health is an invaluable asset, both in negotiations or discussions about what the future might hold for union members who work there. This course will cover the basic skills needed to allow you to successfully interrogate company accounts and find information – or warnings – that you might need. 

Who is the course for?

All TUC Union Professionals’ courses are for officers and staff directly employed by a TUC affiliated union.

This course is suitable for all officers and staff.

What will the course help me to do?

This course will help you to: 


Profit and Loss accounts

Balance Sheets

Company reports

Use common ratios and formulas to analyse information

Discover where to find information on companies

Identify areas of concern

Link company reports to bargaining aims

How long is the course?

This is a two-day course.

How much is the course?

This course costs £260.

Further information

For further information please contact Martin Hegarty, TUC Education Officer email mhegarty@tuc.org.uk or call 020 7467 1219

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