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Prospect reps, members and employers at Devonport dockyard in Plymouth are doing their bit to ‘inspire and raise awareness on environmental issues and encourage best practice through good example.’

Paul Watson
Paul Watson, vice-president of Prospect’s Education and Children’s Services Group, talks about how he wanted a career with a public service ethos, why he values being in a union and the importance of revising the new ‘Six Core Principles’ and ‘Standards’ documents.

Class with child in wheelchair
Education journalist Warwick Mansell looks at the House of Commons Education Select Committee's investigation into provision for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.


Maritime services workers reject Serco’s pay offer
  • 28 November 2019

More than nine in ten members in Prospect’s Serco marine branch have voted to reject their pay offer for 2019.

Jersey’s teaching assistants vote on three-year pay deal
  • 28 November 2019

Prospect is balloting teaching assistants, key workers and related employees in Jersey on a pay deal for 2018 to 2020.

Is your PPE fit for purpose?
  • 06 December 2019

Almost six in ten members who took part in a Prospect survey in 2016 said their Personal Protective Equipment sometimes, or significantly, hampered their work.


Environment Agency members suspend industrial action
  • 21 November 2019

Members working for the Environment Agency in Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, the East and West Midlands and Northamptonshire have suspended their industrial action.

British Library members reject pay offer
  • 13 November 2019

Prospect members in the British Library have rejected their pay offer for 2019/20.

Accenture offers paybill increase of 1.75%
  • 05 December 2019

Prospect is recommending that members in Accenture accept their pay offer for 2019.

Met Police offers 2% consolidated increase
  • 19 November 2019

Prospect members in the Metropolitan Police Service have voted to accept their pay offer for 2019.

Prospect to submit joint pay claim for NDA and RWM
  • 06 December 2019

Prospect is drawing up a joint pay claim on behalf of members in the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and Radioactive Waste Management.

Guernsey’s health and social care workers vote on revised pay offer
  • 03 December 2019

Prospect is balloting members in Guernsey who are on Agenda for Change contract terms on a revised pay offer for 2019.

Scottish scientists meet deputy first minister about proposed job cuts
  • 06 November 2019

Prospect reps at the James Hutton Institute met Scotland’s deputy first minister, John Swinney, to discuss the proposed redundancies at the Institute, the impact on staff and the organisation and the financial challenges it faces.

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.

Gibraltar’s air traffic controllers accept three-year pay deal
  • 02 December 2019

After a long-running dispute and industrial action, Prospect’s air traffic controllers in Gibraltar have accepted an improved pay offer.