Quick access to a range of civil service-related documents from our library.


Public service documents

PSSEC update   info
This circular provides an update as to the discussions at the most recent PSSEC on key matters.
 16 October 2019 

Spending Round 2019   info
A circular providing information on a briefing produced by Prospect on the 2019 Spending Round.
 09 September 2019 

Spending Round - initial summary   info
The 2019 Spending Round sets non-capital (or “Resource”) budgets for all government departments for the financial year 2020-21, determining how much money departments and associated arms length bodies have to spend on pay, recruitment, and other running costs for that year.
 05 September 2019 

Public services sector conference decisions 2019   info
Record of decisions on motions debated at Prospect's public services sector conference 2019
 13 August 2019 

Standards for professionals in education and children's services in England   info
Standards for professionals in education and children’s services aims to underpin the definition and development of their roles, the services that they deliver and the professional actions they undertake.
 05 July 2019 

Spending Review - background and prospects - May 2019   info
The Government is due to conduct a Spending Review in 2019. This will have major consequences for the jobs, pay and working conditions of everyone working in Government Departments, Agencies, NDPBs, and the wider public sector, as well as wider consequences for the UK’s public services and economy. This briefing sets out key background to the Spending Review and current expectations and questions about the direction it may take.
 22 May 2019 

2019 Public services sector conference agenda   info
The agenda for the public services sector conference at the Crowne Plaza hotel, Nottingham, 21 May 2019.
 16 April 2019 

PSSEC - Court of Appeal decision in firefighters' and judges age discrimination cases - Jan 2019   info
Circular outlining the result of recent Court of Appeal judgment in age discrimination cases re judges' and firefighters' pension reforms.
 04 January 2019 

Autumn Budget 2018 - initial summary   info
The Chancellor published his Budget for 2018 on 29 October, alongside new economic forecasts from the independent Office for Budget Responsibility, updating those provided alongside the Spring Statement of March 2018. This briefing focuses on issues that may be of particular interest to Prospect members.
 30 October 2018 

PSSEC-PublicSectorPensionSchemeValuation-Update-September2018   info
Circular outlining the impact of Treasury announcements re public sector pension scheme valuations.
 13 September 2018 


Performance management in the civil service: quick guide for managers   info
Quick guide for managers on performance management in the civil service

Civil servants deserve better   info
A5 recruitment leaflet, produced to coincide with Civil Service Live 2019

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

Performance management in the civil service: quick guide for members   info
Quick guide for members on performance management in the civil service

Engineer a better future for women in science - join your union   info
A5 recruitment leaflet for women in science, tecnology, engineering and maths