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Group Meeting
Steve Thomas, Prospect national secretary, reports from the latest meeting of the Education and Children's Services Group Executive Council.

Prospect negotiators for the education and children's services group give their updates from the last month.

Youth work
Leigh Middleton, chief executive of the National Youth Agency, talks to Prospect about his career, the work of the NYA and how they’re helping young people through the coronavirus pandemic.

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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.


Latest from the Group Executive Council
  • 23 July 2020

Steve Thomas, Prospect national secretary, reports from the latest meeting of the Education and Children's Services Group Executive Council.


RWM Profiles: Dr. Rachel Roffe, head of stakeholder relations
  • 15 June 2020

Radioactive Waste Management has been tasked by the government to deliver a long-term solution for the UK’s growing pile of radioactive waste. A crucial part of this process is to find a permanent site for a Geological Disposal Facility.

In this series, RWM staff, who are also Prospect members, talk about their careers, their roles at RWM and the unique challenges of working on what will be one of the most important national infrastructure projects ever undertaken.


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.


BT and Openreach Announce Closure of Offices in Aberdeen. Prospect ask -Why Now?
  • 15 July 2020
  • Aberdeen Site Closure
  • Relocation of staff to Three Snowhill, Birmingham
  • 45 minute relocation guidance remains in place

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.


RWM Profiles: Dr. Rachel Roffe, head of stakeholder relations
  • 15 June 2020

Radioactive Waste Management has been tasked by the government to deliver a long-term solution for the UK’s growing pile of radioactive waste. A crucial part of this process is to find a permanent site for a Geological Disposal Facility.

In this series, RWM staff, who are also Prospect members, talk about their careers, their roles at RWM and the unique challenges of working on what will be one of the most important national infrastructure projects ever undertaken.


Benefits assessment contractor withdraws pay offer
  • 20 April 2020

The company which carries out assessments for disability, injury and ill health benefit claims has withdrawn a pay offer it made to staff before the coronavirus lockdown.

 


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.


Continuing poor behaviour at Atkins extends to global parent group
  • 11 May 2020

One week after Prospect raised objections to several highly contentious practices and proposals being considered at Atkins, it has emerged that their global parent company has recently come under fire in Canada for similar industrial poor behaviour.