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Museum’s planning application ignores concerns of experts

Prospect has expressed disappointment at the Natural History Museum’s decision to submit a planning application for a multi-million-pound facelift for the institution, in the face of opposition from more than 37,000 people who signed an online petition.
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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.

Jersey union members want partnership – but States ignore jointly agreed policies

Mike Clancy, general secretary of Prospect, is visiting Jersey on 26 May to make clear that the full weight of the major UK trade union is behind its members in Jersey as they face threats to their jobs, pay and conditions.

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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...

Ericsson Spring News 2016
  • 25-May-2016 10:00

The last few weeks have been very busy for Prospect and your reps in Ericsson, so we thought it would...

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...

Society needs science, delegates agree
  • 25-May-2016 14:29

Scientific research is key to the UK’s economic prosperity and the government’s approach of restricting public funding for research is...

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...