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The Scottish Government and the Scottish Trades Union Congress have agreed Fair Work principles which the Government believes employers should now apply in workplaces

Prospect is a key player in a group set up by the Scottish Government to address issues which occur during the COVID-19 pandemic

Guernsey government’s policy and resources committee has unilaterally broken off outstanding pay negotiations and imposed pay offers for 2019.

Scotland Office Update
18 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.


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.


RenewableUK sets vision for our energy system of the future
  • 28 May 2020

Marina Valls, the chief economist for RenewableUK, tells Prospect about her new report, "Powering the Future: RenewableUK’s Vision of the Transition", which forecasts a huge expansion of green hydrogen, wind energy and other clean power sources.


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.


Opposition to any worsening of BT redundancy terms
  • 29 May 2020

Prospects response to BTs announcement of a review of redundancy terms contained within the Reorganisation Policy.


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.


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.


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.