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AWE provokes staff with a draconian pension proposal

The Atomic Weapons Establishment – the company that makes the UK’s nuclear deterrent – has today (Tuesday) announced its intention to consult on closing its defined benefit pension scheme to all staff and worsen the defined contribution alternative that it offers.

BECTU merger is step closer after annual conference

Prospect has warmly welcomed the decision taken by annual conference delegates of BECTU, the broadcasting and entertainment union, to put a proposed merger with Prospect to a membership ballot this summer.

"WASPI" women campaign for fair pension provisions

A group of five women have joined together to campaign against pension injustice under the name “Women Against State Pension Inequality”, or “WASPI”.

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LATEST STORIES FROM OUR INDUSTRIES

AWE provokes staff with a draconian pension proposal
  • 24-May-2016 13:00

The Atomic Weapons Establishment – the company that makes the UK’s nuclear deterrent – has today (Tuesday) announced its intention...

Prospect backs call to invest in early years specialists
  • 1-Apr-2016 11:40

Prospect's early years professionals have welcomed Save The Children's campaign to improve the quality of childcare provision – but the...

Prospect fringe meeting tackles energy policy
  • 24-May-2016 13:00

The challenge of developing an energy policy for the UK was the topic for a lively conference fringe discussion chaired...

London Waste offer 2.5% pay increase for 2016
  • 16-May-2016 13:00

Prospect has concluded negotiations with London Waste on the 2016 pay offer. The company offered a 2.3% increase to basic...

Update on Science Museum Group 2016/17 Pay Awards
  • 27-Apr-2016 14:19

Prospect members in the Science Museum Group have been sent details of 2016/17 Pay Awards for staff on Enterprises contracts...

Telefonica and CK Hutchison update
  • 12-May-2016 13:00

You will have received notification from the company yesterday of the European Commission’s decision not to approve the acquisition of...

Health and safety sentencing guidelines offer "the promise of some teeth"
  • 11-May-2016 13:00

Pattinson & Brewer, Prospect's solicitors, outline why the new sentencing guidelines for health and safety infringements offer some hope that...

Prospect fringe meeting tackles energy policy
  • 24-May-2016 13:00

The challenge of developing an energy policy for the UK was the topic for a lively conference fringe discussion chaired...

Highways England reps give evidence to MPs on motorways
  • 10-May-2016 13:00

MPs on Parliament's transport select committee invited Prospect reps to give oral evidence on the plans to introduce more sections...

Women are a necessity for invention
  • 26-Apr-2016 11:12

Women inventors in science, technology, engineering and mathematics industries are still massively under-represented in the workforce, according to new research...

Football fringe tackles challenges faced by women in the sport
  • 19-May-2016 13:00

Deputy general secretary Sue Ferns reports back from an engaging national conference fringe on the role of professional women in...

Highways England reps give evidence to MPs on motorways
  • 10-May-2016 13:00

MPs on Parliament's transport select committee invited Prospect reps to give oral evidence on the plans to introduce more sections...