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7 Nov 2019
Prospect members at Highways England have voted overwhelmingly for industrial action over pay.
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6 Nov 2019
The government has paused the tender competition for the Fleet Solid Support Ship. Prospect is...
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5 Nov 2019
Highlands and Islands Airports Limited (HIAL) and Prospect, in a joint statement, are today...
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1 Nov 2019
Prospect reps, members and employers at Devonport dockyard in Plymouth are doing their bit to...
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29 Oct 2019
The Fire Leaders Association, part of Prospect, as the trade union for senior fire officers is...
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25 Oct 2019
Prospect is supporting proposals to introduce equality legislation to safeguard workers from...
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14 Oct 2019
The government today announced a new environmental bill, but if warm words are to be converted into...
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14 Oct 2019
Prospect held a successful fringe meeting at the SNP Conference in Aberdeen looking at how a Just...
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11 Oct 2019
Prospect’s partnership with The Trussell Trust and War Child charities was officially launched at...
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11 Oct 2019
Prospect union members working at the Museum of London have announced a half day strike on 24...
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8 Oct 2019
Prospect union members in the Science Museum Group (SMG) will be taking strike action on Wednesday...
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4 Oct 2019
Prospect union, accompanied by representatives from the TUC, Unite and GMB, are visiting nuclear...
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4 Oct 2019
Prospect members at Museum of London Archaeology have voted overwhelmingly for industrial action...
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1 Oct 2019
Prospect’s Education and Children’s Services Group has always been much more than just about...
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27 Sep 2019
Despite the current uncertainty in British politics Prospect and the other civil service Unions...
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24 Sep 2019
Labour has today announced plans for 37 new offshore wind-farms, along with broader policies to...
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24 Sep 2019
The Supreme Court has ruled that the government acted unlawfully when it prorogued parliament.
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24 Sep 2019
In March 2018, we began a campaign for our club, Celtic FC, to provide free period products at...
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24 Sep 2019
During its conference in Brighton this week, the Labour party announced a series of policies it...
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23 Sep 2019
Prospect’s first fringe event at the Labour party conference in Brighton on Sunday made the case...
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23 Sep 2019
Prospect made the case for unions being in the renewables sector during the first ever green...
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20 Sep 2019
The Department of Business Energy and Industrial Strategy today announced the results of its third...
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19 Sep 2019
Management at the James Hutton Institute has announced a consultation on a redundancy and...
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18 Sep 2019
Home Office treatment of its specialist staff is ‘deplorable’, says Prospect.
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18 Sep 2019
On the evening of Sunday 15 September Gibraltar Airport closed.
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18 Sep 2019
Prospect Union responds to BEIS Select Committee Report on Automation and the Future of Work.
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17 Sep 2019
Reps in Historic Environment Scotland are recommending that members vote to accept their pay offer...
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16 Sep 2019
Prospect is balloting members in Transport for London on their pay offer for 2019.
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16 Sep 2019
On Friday 13 September SSE announced that it was selling SSE Energy Services to OVO.
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13 Sep 2019
Prospect deputy general secretary Garry Graham has written to Cabinet Secretary Sir Mark Sedwill...
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13 Sep 2019
Prospect’s Jersey Civil Service Association members have voted to reject their employer’s pay...
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12 Sep 2019
Prospect responds to news that Babcock is to be awarded the contract to build five new Type 31...
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12 Sep 2019
Prospect reps in the Ministry of Defence have reiterated their position that they will not accept...
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11 Sep 2019
Prospect has warned that if the government is indeed serious about renationalising parts of...
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11 Sep 2019
Prospect union members working at the Museum of London have voted overwhelmingly for industrial...
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11 Sep 2019
Are you keen to gain a better understanding what leadership means in trade unions and how Prospect...
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11 Sep 2019
Morale among senior, professional and expert staff in the Scottish Prison Service has been hit by a...
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10 Sep 2019
A motion calling for a new strategy for skills and training was top of the agenda at the start of...
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10 Sep 2019
The government’s policy on TV licences for the over-75s must be reversed, delegates at the...
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10 Sep 2019
Trades Union Congress policy work and consultation responses should adequately represent...
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10 Sep 2019
Prospect delegates stood in solidarity with transport unions representing seafarers at the Trades...
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10 Sep 2019
Prospect responds to the publication of National Grid’s technical report into the blackouts...
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10 Sep 2019
Climate took centre stage at the Trades Union Congress on Tuesday afternoon as delegates backed...
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10 Sep 2019
The pivot tables indicating the membership gains and losses across the two divisions for August for...
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9 Sep 2019
Prospect’s call for a new duty on employers to bargain with their workers was backed by delegates...
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9 Sep 2019
A Prospect motion calling for a greater role for workers in developing and deploying new technology...
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8 Sep 2019
Prospect calls for unions to work with others to oppose the disaster of No Deal...
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6 Sep 2019
It’s no surprise that Brexit and climate change, along with a continuing push to address...
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5 Sep 2019
Electricity workers are more likely to develop mesothelioma and skin cancer than the general...
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4 Sep 2019
Prospect would like to thank everyone who supported us on our strike day on 30 August, it meant a...
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4 Sep 2019
A Prospect representative from the union’s Sellafield branch abseiled the Broadgate Tower in...
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4 Sep 2019
Review is a disappointing missed opportunity, union warns.
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3 Sep 2019
Prospect, which representing thousands of civil servants, has hit back at reports that the...
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30 Aug 2019
Museum workers taking action over pay.
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29 Aug 2019
The chief executive of the Renewable Energy Association talks about her varied career in the energy...
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22 Aug 2019
Prospect is calling on Scotland’s Rural College and the Scottish Government to urgently...
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22 Aug 2019
Prospect reps at the National Gallery have negotiated a 3% increase on basic pay for all eligible...
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21 Aug 2019
Prospect reps at the Tate have helped to secure one of the highest pay increases in the public...
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20 Aug 2019
Prospect members in the Association of Jersey Civil Servants are keeping up the pressure to get a...
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19 Aug 2019
Prospect has signed a recognition agreement with the operators of Baglan Bay power station in South...
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19 Aug 2019
The civil service is failing to address diversity imbalances in performance management outcomes –
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19 Aug 2019
Prospect is being consulted on the various changes in BT Enterprise Service.
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19 Aug 2019
Civil service pension scheme members should not have to bear the cost of the government’s...
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12 Aug 2019
Prospect members set for vote on action over pay.
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9 Aug 2019
Prospect union members in the Science Museum Group (SMG) are to take industrial action this summer...
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9 Aug 2019
The prime minister has announced that he wishes to make it easier for top scientists to come to the...
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9 Aug 2019
Prospect have provided an update on the ongoing dispute at Highlands and Islands Airports Limited...
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8 Aug 2019
Prospect update on BT Enterprise Service’s consultation on reorganisation...
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7 Aug 2019
Members of the Enterprise Industrial Relations Committee (IRC) continue to discuss the proposed...
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3 Aug 2019
General secretary responds to concerns that cuts to agencies are putting environment at risk.
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1 Aug 2019
National Trust member Gareth Williams and branch president Paul Stewart drove from Belfast to the...
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1 Aug 2019
After around 5 decades of power generation, RWE has announced its intention to close its power...
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1 Aug 2019
Prospect has condemned the government’s decision to award a 12-year contract worth £525m for...
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31 Jul 2019
Determination and persistence by a Prospect rep made a difference to members at United Utilities.
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31 Jul 2019
Jacci Woodcock was diagnosed with terminal breast cancer in June 2012. Since then she has devoted...
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31 Jul 2019
Prospect has joined more than 20 unions, charities and women’s rights organisations to campaign...
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29 Jul 2019
Reasonable adjustment passports make working life better and fairer for disabled people.
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29 Jul 2019
Bruce McKirdy, managing director at Radioactive Waste Management, sets out why geological disposal...
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29 Jul 2019
Prospect’s AWE branch secretary and Stephanie Fitzgerald, who came on board for a year as the...
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29 Jul 2019
The union’s national executive committee has agreed to establish new charity partnerships with...
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29 Jul 2019
Prospect and BECTU will have a new look for their communications after a rebranding project for the...
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26 Jul 2019
The new prime minister has announced the recruitment of 20,000 police officers but without...
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26 Jul 2019
Following the appointment of new cabinet ministers in areas which have significant Prospect...
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25 Jul 2019
Highways England’s chief executive, Jim O’Sullivan, is not just in charge of the nation’s...
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25 Jul 2019
Union leaders have laid down the gauntlet and asked political party leaders to pledge to end...
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24 Jul 2019
Prospect is surveying members in the Planning Inspectorate to find out if hotels booked through the...
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23 Jul 2019
The government has announced a consultation on using the regulated asset base (RAB) model to fund...
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23 Jul 2019
Prospect is pleased to announce that a pay rise for Prison staff has finally been agreed following...
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22 Jul 2019
This year’s Senior Salary Review Board (SSRB) report confirms the glacial approach to pay reform...
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22 Jul 2019
The House of Commons Select Education Select Committee has published its report on school and...
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19 Jul 2019
Following news that police officers, the military, teachers, dentists and others will receive pay...
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18 Jul 2019
Prospect has launched its annual working for BT survey of members in BT.
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18 Jul 2019
Prospect continues to hold discussions with the Openreach FND team on its decision to pause the...
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18 Jul 2019
BECTU sector of Prospect are seeking nominations for your Digital Division Committee.
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17 Jul 2019
Prospect was pleased to welcome Jude Hillary from the National Foundation for Educational Research...
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17 Jul 2019
Diana Robinson, who sits on Prospect’s Education and Children’s Services Group Executive...
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17 Jul 2019
Prospect is asking members in the National Lottery Community Fund for their views on the new...
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16 Jul 2019
Prospect negotiators for the education and children’s services group give their updates from...
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16 Jul 2019
Prospect has provided a further update to the closure of North Star House, Swindon.
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15 Jul 2019
Paying male employees taking shared parental leave less than female colleagues taking maternity...
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13 Jul 2019
Following repeated attacks in the media on the integrity and impartiality of the civil service, and...
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12 Jul 2019
UK employees’ work-life balance has been ranked second to worst in a comparison of “good...
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12 Jul 2019
People who work long hours are at an increased risk of stroke, according to a new study.
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12 Jul 2019
New figures from the HSE show that 2,523 people died from the asbestos related cancer mesothelioma...
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12 Jul 2019
The BT committee is urging members to vote YES in the ballot, as the company’s final offer is a...
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12 Jul 2019
BECTU LGBT+ Committee seeks new division representatives from the BT & Digital Division reps.
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12 Jul 2019
Questions and answers about BT’s People Framework.
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10 Jul 2019
The Supreme Court has denied the government the opportunity to appeal against the Court of...
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10 Jul 2019
Prospect response to the publication of Naomi Ellenbogen QC’s report into bullying in the...
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9 Jul 2019
Prospect is to ballot its members in NATS Gibraltar for industrial action over pay.
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9 Jul 2019
Prospect national secretary Noel McClean sets out why BT committee reps are encouraging members to...
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8 Jul 2019
The Supreme Court has denied BT the opportunity to appeal against the Court of Appeals ruling...
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8 Jul 2019
BT have proposed to move to team based scheduling in all customer facing areas across Consumer.
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8 Jul 2019
The TUC has published “A just transition to a greener, fairer economy” – a roadmap to meeting...
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8 Jul 2019
The closure of North Star House, BT are seeking to organise further individual consultation...
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5 Jul 2019
Prospect members working in air traffic control in dispute with Highlands and Islands Airport...
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4 Jul 2019
Since 1 April this year HIAL Air Traffic Controllers have been taking industrial action as part of...
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3 Jul 2019
Prospect union members in the Science Museum Group (SMG) have voted overwhelmingly for industrial...
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3 Jul 2019
Prospect’s Education and Children’s Services Group has responded to a Department for Education...
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2 Jul 2019
Our annual training and networking day for ECSG reps will be held on Friday, 30 August at New...
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1 Jul 2019
Across the Technology IT, there are changes to be introduced under the People Framework.
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1 Jul 2019
It has been reported that Boris Johnson will end public service pay freezes.
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1 Jul 2019
In a speech to the Policy Exchange think tank, Tory leadership hopeful Jeremy Hunt has said that if...
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14 Feb 2018
Representatives from across the UK’s screen industries are leading the way on support for...
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