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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

NHS Digital reps with Sue Bucksey
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


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.

InterGen members accept 2.5% increase
  • 01 April 2020

Prospect members at InterGen, a power generation and development company, have voted to accept a pay increase worth 2.5%.

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.

Prospect digs deep for archaeologists
  • 01 April 2020

Prospect issued updated advice for its members in archaeology on 29 March.

Prospect members in BT keeping the UK connected
  • 02 April 2020

Prospect is encouraging its members in frontline services in BT to share examples of their contribution so that the public can see the vital work they are doing to keep the UK connected during the coronavirus pandemic.

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.

Better relationship leads to a better pay deal at NNL
  • 02 April 2020

Prospect members at the National Nuclear Laboratory have voted to accept a two-year pay deal worth 2.8% and 2.5%, with changes to overtime payments and an increased, non-contractual bonus.

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.

£60bn aviation industry at stake if government doesn’t intervene
  • 02 April 2020

Prospect, which represents workers across the aviation industry, has slammed the government for its lack of commitment to the aviation industry in the current crisis.