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Ambitious targets need to be set and a significant ramping up of activity is required in order to achieve the net zero commitment by 2045 set recently by the First Minister, Prospect has said in response to the Scottish government’s consultation on offshore wind.

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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.

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Prospect has raised concerns with BT about the manner in which the company has told employees about upcoming changes to its travel and expenses policy. 

MOLA announces job cuts
25 February 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.


Education unions: we all want a safe return to school
  • 29 May 2020

Following a meeting with Gavin Williamson, the Secretary of State for Education, about the reopening of schools in England, unions including Prospect have made a joint statement.


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.


Telefonica Members Update June 2020
  • 03 July 2020

Update for members in Telefonica around Sales, Service and Retention directorate, pensions review and the consultations regarding the closure of Adastral Park. 


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.