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Bectu freelance members · 25 March 2020
Here are some of the responses we got to a tweet at the weekend, which asked freelancers...
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Sue Ferns · 24 March 2020
The world is facing an unprecedented global health emergency as a result of the COVID-19...
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Mike Clancy · 20 March 2020
The global coronavirus pandemic has brought many areas of public life to a standstill and...
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Prospect · 17 March 2020
As coronavirus (or COVID-19) continues to spread, the government has advised that people...
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Tom Railton · 12 March 2020
The new Chancellor’s first budget was dominated by the response to the Covid-19 virus...
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Sue Ferns · 12 March 2020
Sue Ferns, Prospect senior deputy general secretary, argues that the government can help...
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Claire Mullaly · 26 February 2020
Have you seen somebody with he/him, she/her or they/them on their email signature or their...
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Danielle Thom · 11 February 2020
Nobody takes strike action lightly. It means a loss of pay, for one thing. It means...
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Claire Mullaly · 7 February 2020
The LGBT+ tour was very busy, with people booked in from all over Northern Ireland and...
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Aidan McComb · 5 February 2020
I’m Aidan, a YPN Representative at UK Research & Innovation. In my day job I’m a...
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Geeta Nandhra · 4 February 2020
I work for Prospect Union as an IS Desktop Administrator in the IT department, and I have...
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Sean Mahoney · 30 January 2020
Equality and Diversity are the terms used to both define and champion the values of human...
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Chris Warburton · 3 December 2019
What are the parties’ plans for workplace health and safety? This election could have...
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Mike Clancy · 27 November 2019
At its core, football is about identity. Growing up in Liverpool football and politics...
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Garry Graham · 8 November 2019
As the third general election in four years kicks off in earnest, guidance for civil...
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Jasmin Beckett · 7 November 2019
November marks Young Workers Month and this year we are celebrating with a range of...
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Mike Clancy · 7 November 2019
https://d28j9ucj9uj44t.cloudfront.net/uploads/2020/03/2019-General-Election2.mp4 Not...
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Sue Ferns · 3 November 2019
This election is shaping up to be one of the most critical moments in recent British...
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Mike Clancy · 23 October 2019
Workers’ rights are now central to arguments about whether the Prime Minister’s Brexit...
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Garry Graham · 21 October 2019
The 2019 Civil Service People Survey is now live until Monday 4 November. From previous...
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Sue Ferns · 24 September 2019
The climate crisis is not just in the news, it is now the most important issue facing us...
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Andrew Pakes · 18 September 2019
Sweden’s unions have a saying that workers should not fear the new machines, but old...
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Sue Ferns · 5 September 2019
The consequences of the power failure on 9 August have been extensively reviewed...
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Mike Clancy · 4 September 2019
We are rolling out a new brand for Prospect and our Bectu sector over the coming weeks.
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Garry Graham · 20 August 2019
Jacob Rees-Mogg’s decision to lavish praise on civil servants having discovered they are...
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Mike Clancy · 30 July 2019
The rollercoaster ride of British politics took another dramatic turn in recent weeks with...
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Andrew Pakes · 24 July 2019
If we want an industrial strategy that works, we need one geared to the future, not pining...
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Sue Ferns · 22 July 2019
Last week the Committee on Climate Change issued a stark warning to the government;
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Mike Clancy · 1 July 2019
Prime Minister Boris Johnson — barring a shock upset, it is a phrase which looks set to...
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Beth Barrows · 6 February 2019
Hi, my name is Beth and I am currently a digital marketing apprentice at Prospect. I...
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