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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

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Prospect has successfully negotiated a two-year pay offer of 1.5% each year for members working at NHS Digital.

John Ferrett is used to being at the heart of the action. His more than 30 years’ experience as a union activist will serve him well in his new role of national secretary for the BT and Digital divisions.

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.


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.


Loganair withdraws from Edinburgh-Wick air passenger route
  • 13 March 2020

Loganair, who currently provide air passenger services between Edinburgh and Wick, are withdrawing from the route from 27 March


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.


BT refuses to pause redundancy programme despite COVID-19 crisis
  • 26 March 2020

Prospect national secretary John Ferrett has expressed strong disappointment at BT’s failure to respond to a request from the union to pause any redundancies currently under way as part of the People Framework programme.


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.


Loganair withdraws from Edinburgh-Wick air passenger route
  • 13 March 2020

Loganair, who currently provide air passenger services between Edinburgh and Wick, are withdrawing from the route from 27 March


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.


Furlough agreement gives respite for Liverpool Airport ATCS branch
  • 31 March 2020

Prospect has successfully negotiated a temporary furlough agreement with Liverpool Airport that has averted the threat of inferior terms and conditions, and even redundancies, for its members in the Air Traffic Control Services branch at the airport.