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Yesterday the Irish Congress of Trade Unions took the decision to close their office in Belfast for a period of two weeks from Monday 16th March, as a result of the ongoing issues with the spread of the Covid-19 virus. As Prospect's Belfast is located in the ICTU Office this effectively means the Prospect Office will also close.

Shift workers are at an increased risk of having poor mental health, according to a study.

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Ambitious targets need to be set and a significant ramping up of activity is required in order to achieve the net zero commitment by 2045 set recently by the First Minister, Prospect has said in response to the Scottish government’s consultation on offshore wind.

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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.


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.


Members in RWE Renewables accept 3% pay deal
  • 07 April 2020

Prospect members in RWE Renewables have voted to accept the company’s pay offer of a 3% pay increase from 1 April 2020


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.


Furlough deal for National Trust staff on flexible hours contracts
  • 09 April 2020

Prospect has negotiated protection for flexible hour contract staff in the National Trust.


Prospect calls on BT to rethink manager pay announcement
  • 09 April 2020

Prospect has written to BT’s chief executive asking him to urgently review the company’s decision to halt the pay increase for managers in 2020


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.


Crisis ignites spirit of volunteering
  • 09 April 2020

Prospect members across the UK are doing their bit to help during the coronavirus pandemic.


Guernsey government breaks off pay talks
  • 24 March 2020

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


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.


Prospect negotiates furloughing scheme with Prestwick Airport
  • 06 April 2020

Prospect has reached agreement with Prestwick Airport on a furloughing scheme for staff who do not need to be at work during the coronavirus outbreak.