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Prospect is taking legal advice on the Treasury’s decision to pause the cost cap process for the civil service pension scheme.

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Membership in the branches supported by Prospect’s Scotland office in Edinburgh increased in 2019 for the seventh successive year.

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Six Prospect members have successfully settled discrimination claims against the MOD, through Judicial Mediation. The cases arose from unfair performance assessments.

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11 December 2019

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Successful challenge to MOD discriminatory performance marks
  • 06 January 2020

Six Prospect members have successfully settled discrimination claims against the MOD, through Judicial Mediation. The cases arose from unfair performance assessments.


Ian Mearns, Education select committee veteran, addresses ECS seminar
  • 11 December 2019

Labour parliamentary candidate, Ian Mearns, who is standing again in the Gateshead seat that he has represented since 2010, was the guest speaker at Prospect’s Education and Children’s Services professional seminar in late November.


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.


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.


British Library members reject pay offer
  • 13 November 2019

Prospect members in the British Library have rejected their pay offer for 2019/20.


BT locations secrecy untenable
  • 11 December 2019

BT must be more transparent with employees about how it will reduce its estate from more than 300 locations to around 30.


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.


Prospect to seek legal advice on pausing cost cap for civil service pensions
  • 22 January 2020

Prospect is taking legal advice on the Treasury’s decision to pause the cost cap process for the civil service pension scheme.


Scottish scientists meet deputy first minister about proposed job cuts
  • 06 November 2019

Prospect reps at the James Hutton Institute met Scotland’s deputy first minister, John Swinney, to discuss the proposed redundancies at the Institute, the impact on staff and the organisation and the financial challenges it faces.


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.


Highways England continues consultation on changes to working patterns
  • 11 December 2019

Prospect is trying to reach agreement with Highways England on proposals for new working patterns.