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Green city of the future
A special online panel featuring  the shadow energy minister, Alan Whitehead MP, Prospect reps and Sue Ferns, senior deputy general secretary, was the centrepiece for the union’s launch of its Green Recovery Plan for the UK energy sector in early August.

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The Future Energy Scenarios 2020 report, which looks at a range of ways that the UK could decarbonise as we approach the government’s 2050 net zero target, has been published by National Grid ESO.

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A unique hydrogen test facility is being built in the UK to help its makers understand how hydrogen could be used in the future to help heat homes and deliver green energy to industry.

LATEST INDUSTRY NEWS

Grahame Robinson 1959-2020
  • 11 November 2020

Prospect is sad to report that Grahame Robinson, full-time convenor for BAE Surface Ships branch at HMNB Portsmouth passed away recently.


Giving every child a chance
  • 04 November 2020

Karen Flanagan is the Head of Special Education and Inclusive Intervention Services in the London Borough of Camden, and is also a Prospect member who sits on the Education and Children’s Services Group Executive Council. She talks to Boc Ly about her career, the impact of the pandemic and her belief in unions.


Prospect energy survey 2020 results
  • 14 December 2020

In early November, Prospect held a survey of its energy professionals to gauge the experiences and views of members across the sector.


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 Group Annual Bonus
  • 17 May 2021

Philip Jansen announced the Annual Bonus


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.


Prospect energy survey 2020 results
  • 14 December 2020

In early November, Prospect held a survey of its energy professionals to gauge the experiences and views of members across the sector.


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.