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In partnership with LV=, GMB can offer members some fantastic discounted rates on a variety of services, as shown below;

  • Travel Insurance - CALL 0800 066 5324
  • Pet Insurance - CALL 0800 022 3980

UIA Home Insurance  CLICK HERE

UIA Insurance – Taking care of trade union members’ home insurance needs for over 100 years

  • GMB have endorsed UIA to promote home insurance to GMB Members.
  • UIA is a mutual organisation so has no shareholders to pay. This allows the company to keep premiums low, provide a first class customer service and take a consistently fair and honest approach in claims assessment.
  • There are no hidden extra charges with UIA Insurance when you need to make home insurance policy amendments. Furthermore you can pay monthly by direct debit at no additional cost.

Simply call 0800 072 99 22 or click

Offers are subject to terms and conditions


Discounted Gourmet Society Membership

Working in partnership with the GMB, the Gourmet Society now offers a discounted membership rate to all GMB Northern Region members, saving you around 50% on the membership fee and even more in restaurants and bars around the region.

For more information regarding the Gourmet Society and their fantastic offers, go to:


GMB Northern Region has a special arrangement with 'The Tax Refund Company' so that you can find out if you are due a tax refund.  If you've been employed at any time during the last 4 years and haven't checked whether you are owed a refund, here's your chance.  The main points to consider are;

  • 97% of applicants do not expect to get a refund when they fill in the claim form as they assume their employer has deducted the correct amount of tax!
  • Nearly 1 in 3 members using the service receives a tax refund.
  • Unless you receive a refund, it's ENTIRELY FREE OF CHARGE.
  • ONLY if you receive a refund, will a fee of 39p in the pound be deducted from your refund. You will receive 61p in the pound
  • Average refund for GMB Northern Region is £146.25.

To see if you're due a tax refund visit or call the Application Information Line on 0845 058 2288

APH Airport Parking and Hotel Packages                                                                     

APH Airport Parking and Hotel packages - Offers secured airport parking at all major UK airports. Save money when you book your airport parking with APH. 

Simply visit the APH GMB members website at:

Contact us at Newcastle, Cumbria, Middlesbrough & Sunderland

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