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Prospect is a key player in a group set up by the Scottish Government to address issues which occur during the COVID-19 pandemic

Guernsey government’s policy and resources committee has unilaterally broken off outstanding pay negotiations and imposed pay offers for 2019.

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The UK’s reliance on the market, privatisation and saving money are key factors in the controversial decision to involve Chinese company Huawei in building the next generation 5G network. Calvin Allen explains

Scotland Office Update
18 March 2020

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MOD workers back their reps on pay
  • 25 February 2020

Prospect members in the Ministry of Defence support their Group Council’s opposition to funding pay increases by sacrificing terms and conditions. They also backed the Group’s decision to reject the 2019 pay offer.


Latest from the Group Executive Council
  • 23 July 2020

Steve Thomas, Prospect national secretary, reports from the latest meeting of the Education and Children's Services Group Executive Council.


Prospect pushes importance of green recovery at TUC Congress
  • 15 September 2020

Sue Ferns, Prospect senior deputy general, gave the following remarks at TUC Congress 2020 on Tuesday, 15 September.


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.


Heritage Group Statement on Black Lives Matter
  • 19 August 2020

Prospect is actively involved in the heritage sector representing members across museums and galleries. Following the death of George Floyd and renewed interest in Black Lives Matters, members in our Heritage Group set out a plan to reflect our responsibilities individually and collectively on racism and race equity.


BT and Openreach Announce Closure of Offices in Aberdeen. Prospect ask -Why Now?
  • 15 July 2020
  • Aberdeen Site Closure
  • Relocation of staff to Three Snowhill, Birmingham
  • 45 minute relocation guidance remains in place

Prospect updates advice for Prison Service workers
  • 31 March 2020

Prospect has drawn up advice for Prison Service workers on what constitutes reasonable temporary alternate work roles.


RWM Profiles: Cara Cusworth, project support
  • 15 September 2020

Radioactive Waste Management has been tasked by the government to deliver a long-term solution for the UK’s growing pile of radioactive waste. A crucial part of this process is to find a permanent site for a Geological Disposal Facility.

In this series, RWM staff, who are also Prospect members, talk about their careers, their roles at RWM and the unique challenges of working on what will be one of the most important national infrastructure projects ever undertaken.


Benefits assessment contractor withdraws pay offer
  • 20 April 2020

The company which carries out assessments for disability, injury and ill health benefit claims has withdrawn a pay offer it made to staff before the coronavirus lockdown.

 


Wendy’s antarctic adventure
  • 25 February 2020

Prospect member, Wendy Searle, has completed a breath-taking expedition to the South Pole which involved a 400-mile route up a never-before-climbed glacier to reach the heart of the Antarctic continent


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.


Continuing poor behaviour at Atkins extends to global parent group
  • 11 May 2020

One week after Prospect raised objections to several highly contentious practices and proposals being considered at Atkins, it has emerged that their global parent company has recently come under fire in Canada for similar industrial poor behaviour.