Top Prospect news

Man putting money in his pocket
Education journalist Warwick Mansell investigates whether the government’s efforts to stamp down on the extravagant salaries for a large number of academy leaders has made any difference.

Kids looking bored at school
Prospect has written to Ofsted asking for a meeting to discuss its evaluation report on ‘stuck schools’ that was published in early January.

Parked cars
Local authorities have been reminded that officers paid under the Soulbury agreement are likely to be specifically, or disproportionately, affected by any changes to car user schemes.


MOD workers back their reps on pay
  • 24 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.

ECSG updates from the frontline: February 2020
  • 06 February 2020

Prospect negotiators for the education and children's services group give their updates from the last month.

Just transition for people and places is essential, says NEF
  • 25 February 2020

Securing a just transition for people and places is essential as the UK accelerates towards decarbonising its economy, says a report from the New Economics Foundation.

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.

Breakthrough on pay at Science Museum Group
  • 17 February 2020

Prospect reps at the Science Museum Group have made a significant breakthrough on pay.

Team-based scheduling update
  • 20 February 2020

BT Consumer plans to introduce Team-Based Scheduling which will be a impact with Team Leaders in Consumer Sales and Service.

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.

Why we are launching our Dignity At Work charter
  • 10 December 2019

Sector president Richard Clatworthy explains why he believes our Dignity at Work Charter for the energy sector is so timely and important.

MPs to be held to account on bullying and harassment
  • 24 February 2020

Modernising the culture in Westminster and tackling bullying and harassment of House of Commons staff took a step forward in February.

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.

Northern Lighthouse Board breaks pay barrier
  • 04 February 2020

The Northern Lighthouse Board has been successful in putting a business case to the Cabinet Office for a pay offer that exceeds the government’s civil service pay cap.