UNISON in Cadent Pension Response

UNISON represents approximately 20,000 members who work in the energy industry including within Cadent Gas. It is very disappointing that Cadent have taken the decision to propose closure of its defined benefit pension scheme. In doing so Cadent are reneging on past promises repeatedly made to preserve the Defined Benefit (DB) scheme for existing members. […]

UNISON in Cadent Pension Update

UNISON has had two further meetings with the business regarding the Defined Benefit Pension review that Cadent is currently undertaking. The last two meetings have been more informative on the challenges faced and have helped shape what the trade union concerns are, and that our principle ask is to retain a defined benefit scheme for […]

UNISON in Cadent Gas- Pay 2023/24

You will be aware that UNISON requested additional financial support from your employer Cadent Gas, to help members as they face into a cost-of-living crisis this winter and into 2023. This is outside the normal pay round which runs from the 1st July. Members have received a 4% consolidated pay increase last July 2022. While […]

UNISON in Cadent: important update

UNISON is very much aware of the cost-of-living crisis which is unprecedented in recent times. Energy costs, mortgage costs and general shopping prices are increasing, pushing up the rate of inflation. We are also aware that many members will be concerned at how they will make ends meet this winter. For that reason, we have […]

UNISON in Cadent – pay result 2021/22

We have been consulting members on the 2 years pay offer made to staff members covered by collective agreements (legacy and Cadent S) The outcome of the consultation was: Yes – to accepting the offer: 75% No – to rejecting the offer: 25% The offer is therefore accepted by UNISON, and the business have been […]

UNISON in Cadent – Final Pay Offer

Further negotiations have taken place between UNISON and Cadent and a final improved offer was made. We remain disappointed at the low % increase which does not reflect increased inflation, or the contributions made by Cadent employees. The offer is however significantly improved and will allow Cadent S staff to opt out of annualised hours […]