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How to Join the GMB

Join GMB Online
You can join GMB online by clicking the Join GMB Image, clicking the link below or copy this link to your internet browser.

To join the GMB online please click https://www.gmb.org.uk/join/join-online you will be re-directed to our national website where you can fill in an application form online by secure site or alternatively please download, print from your computer and fill out the form and post to the GMB Freepost at the bottom of the form.

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Workplace Organising - Request for Support

If you are an existing member or thinking about joining the GMB and would like to speak to one of our Organising Team officers first, please complete the following information below.

Please also complete this form if you think that there is a possibility of increasing GMB membership or, you would like us to assist in developing GMB organisation and representational structures where you work.

Alternatively for further help and advice call the regional office on 020 8202 8272.



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Are there any workplace issues that you and your colleagues are concerned about?


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GMB Membership Rates

The GMB keeps membership costs as low as possible.

As of the 1st October
  • If you work full-time, you pay only £2.80 per week (£12.14 per month).
  • Part-time employees working up to 20 hours per week and those under 18 years pay £1.65 per week (£7.15 per month).
  • Retired members pay a one-off payment of £40.00 for Life Membership.
  • Sick and unemployed members = 5p per week.

The Union offers a range of benefits on what you pay.

Membership rates quoted here are subject to change.

For confirmation please call 020 8202 8272.

Your GMB Benefits

As a member of Britain's General Union you can enjoy the best services; representation at work and discounted benefits including:

  • Unionline ~ Your Trade Union Law Firm
  • Negotiations on your behalf on your terms and conditions of employment
  • Representation at work including disciplinary and grievance matters
  • Gmb Money Saving Discount Services
  • Car Insurance With LV
  • Cash Benefits And Support
  • Social Security Advice
  • UIA Home Insurance
  • Gmbprotect Family Protection Insurance
  • John Cope Training Fund *Affiliated London Region Branches Only ~ Terms Apply*
  • Union Energy
  • Free Debt Advice
  • Great Deal On Hotel Accommodation
  • Convalescent Leave
  • Taxation Services
  • Rac Membership
  • Financial Services
  • And For The Professional Driver
  • Gmbdrive
  • Accounts
  • Insurance
  • Services


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Health & Safety at Work

For a comprehensive support and guidance service including visits and inspection of GMB members workplaces, phone 020 8202 8272 and get expert advice from our specialist GMB Health & Safety Officers.

It is recognised that you are 50% safer at work if you have a union to support you.

Representation & Negiotiation

Experienced GMB Organisers can arrange to represent members at their workplace if necessary and can all upon specialist legal advice on members' behalf for matters such as Employment Tribunals.


Phone GMB London Region Office on 020 8202 8272.