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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.

Jenny Tingle Prospect assistant national secretary BT and Digital
Jenny Tingle, the new assistant national secretary for BT and Digital, has grown up in Prospect, working across many parts of the union over the past 11 years.

This is an update on the steps being taken on behalf of members supported from the Prospect Edinburgh office and in relation to the staff employed there

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13 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.


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.


Ballot on furlough and revised pay award for members in the National Trust
  • 03 April 2020

Prospect is balloting members in the National Trust on the organisation’s proposals around furloughing staff and radically revising the pay award for 2020.


BT halts pay increase for managers in 2020
  • 06 April 2020

BT’s announcement that it does not intend to implement a pay increase for managers in 2020 is premature and made without prior discussion with Prospect on alternatives.


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.