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Kids sitting on bench
New research from the Education Policy Institute looking at unexplained pupil exits from English schools has been welcomed by Prospect’s Education and Children’s Services Group.

Prospect’s partnership with The Trussell Trust and War Child charities was officially launched at a national executive committee meeting at the end of September.

Prospect has begun balloting it’s members in Highways England on industrial action in a dispute over Highway’s England’s decision to impose a 1% pay award for 2019.

Prospect meets First Minister
27 September 2019

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Defence workers stand firm on cuts to terms and conditions
  • 12 September 2019

Prospect reps in the Ministry of Defence have reiterated their position that they will not accept cuts to terms and conditions to fund pay rises.


Prospect responds to EPI study on unexplained pupil exits
  • 15 October 2019

New research from the Education Policy Institute looking at unexplained pupil exits from English schools has been welcomed by Prospect’s Education and Children’s Services Group.


Unions show support for Sizewell C
  • 04 October 2019

Prospect union, accompanied by representatives from the TUC, Unite and GMB, are visiting nuclear power station Sizewell B on Friday (4 October) to show their support for construction of the new Sizewell C and discuss future funding options.


Prospect concerned at threat to Scotland's disease surveillance capability
  • 22 August 2019

Prospect is calling on Scotland's Rural College and the Scottish Government to urgently review proposals to close regional post-mortem facilities resulting in the loss of key scientific, research and analytical expertise vital for disease control.


MOLA archaeologists vote for industrial action
  • 04 October 2019

Prospect members at Museum of London Archaeology have voted overwhelmingly for industrial action over pay and the failure of management to implement a pay structure.


Tech workers need a collective voice
  • 09 September 2019

A Prospect motion calling for a greater role for workers in developing and deploying new technology at work was passed by delegates at the Trades Union Congress in Brighton.


We also need investment in forensics if we are to reverse historically low conviction rates
  • 26 July 2019

The new prime minister has announced the recruitment of 20,000 police officers but without investment in other services it will have limited impact.


Unions show support for Sizewell C
  • 04 October 2019

Prospect union, accompanied by representatives from the TUC, Unite and GMB, are visiting nuclear power station Sizewell B on Friday (4 October) to show their support for construction of the new Sizewell C and discuss future funding options.


Prospect meets First Minister
  • 27 September 2019

Despite the current uncertainty in British politics Prospect and the other civil service Unions were able to hold our annual meeting with the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at Bute House last week. It's clearly an indication of the commitment of the First Minister and the Scottish Government to positive industrial relations that the meeting went ahead.


James Hutton Institute announces significant redundancies
  • 19 September 2019

Management at the James Hutton Institute has announced a consultation on a redundancy and restructuring programme that is expected to lead to a significant job cuts

 


Prospect statement following reports referee targeted with threatening messages
  • 07 January 2019

Prospect, the independent union for Professional Referees in Scotland, is appalled by media reports that a referee may have been targeted with threatening messages.


Highways England members consider industrial action over pay dispute
  • 10 October 2019

Prospect has begun balloting it’s members in Highways England on industrial action in a dispute over Highway’s England’s decision to impose a 1% pay award for 2019.