What we stand for

As a trade union, we are passionate about all the key issues that affect our members.


We believe that all workplaces, and society generally will benefit from an inclusive environment.

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Prospect has a proud tradition of leadership and activity on environmental issues. We have helped to shape policies and action at a UK level through the Trades Union Congress, and internationally through our global union federations.

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Health and safety

Prospect is committed to promoting health, safety and welfare at work and protecting people from workplace accidents and injury. We want workers to enjoy healthy lives and good work in which they can flourish.

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Charitable causes

Prospect members have a long track record of generous contributions to charitable work.

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Prospect is politically independent – we are not affiliated to any political party: our rules expressly forbid this. We do, however, have a political fund.

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Prospect represents thousands of scientists working for many different employers. Their knowledge and expertise informs our campaigning and lobbying work on science policy issues.

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