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Public service documents

Covid update   info
A note to branches regarding the UK government intention to remove Covid restrictions in England on 19 July and relax the existing workplace coronavirus guidance. The lifting of restrictions is moving at a slower pace in the three other nations of the UK. Prospect and other unions have raised issues and concerns with the Cabinet Office and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Separate discussions are also taking place in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
 16 July 2021 

PSSEC Pensions Update June 2021   info
Pension update on: - 2021 Annual Benefit Statement (ABS) distribution - Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report into public sector pensions - Government Actuary report into Cost Sharing Mechanism - HMT proposals to amend the Cost Sharing Mechanism - HMT consultation on the discount rate methodology - 2015 Remedy Program - McCloud / Sargeant update
 18 June 2021 

Public Services Sector Conference and presentation and Q&A session with Sir Patrick Vallance - action required - FTOs and Reps   info
Note to branches advising them to nominate delegates to attend conference.
 28 April 2021 

Safe Working in the Office - Documents   info
Safe Working in the Office - Documents
 25 January 2021 

Calling Notice: Prospect Public Services Sector Conference 2021   info
Calling Notice for the Public Services Sector Conference 2021.
 15 December 2020 

2020 Spending Review - initial analysis and briefing   info
The 2020 Spending Review sets non-capital (or “Resource”) budgets for all Government Departments for the financial year 2021-22, determining how much money Departments and associated Arms-Length Bodies have to spend on pay, recruitment and other running costs for that year. It therefore has important consequences for civil servants and anyone working in the public sector, as well as for citizens, businesses and communities who benefit from their work. This briefing sets out initial analysis of the new economic forecasts and budget allocations published with the Spending Review, and highlights announcements and developments of particular interest to Prospect and Bectu sectors.
 26 November 2020 

Covid-19 - guidance on aerosol transmission controls   info
This circular provides some background and guidance related to the developing understanding of the significance of aerosol transmission of Covid-19 in indoor workspaces, and the expectations Prospect has of governments and employers in ensuring the appropriate controls are put in place.
 27 October 2020 

Government Communications Review update   info
I am writing to provide you with an update on our ongoing engagement with the Cabinet Office and the GCS on the current review of Government Communications.
 22 October 2020 

Prospect submission to MHCLG consultation on the amendments to the LGPS underpin   info
Prospect submission to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government on proposed amendments to the statutory underpin in the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) following the McCloud ruling.
 25 September 2020 

Covid - Return to Workplaces   info
A circular updating Branches on staff returning to workplaces.
 17 September 2020 


Prospect's vision for a modern public service   info
Our vision for public services that will meet the challenges of the 2020s and beyond, and our plan for building the workforce that can deliver it