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Prospect calls for tighter regulation of drones

On behalf of 5,000 members working in aviation safety, Prospect has today highlighted the risks of the increasing use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or drones.
Plane in sky near air traffic control tower

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.
Natural History Museum garden

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.
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AWE provokes staff with a draconian pension proposal
24 May 2016

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.


Eroding local authority power hurts schools
27 May 2016

Forcing schools to become academies and cutting school improvement officers will do nothing to improve standards, Prospect’s conference heard in May.


Prospect fringe meeting tackles energy policy
24 May 2016

The challenge of developing an energy policy for the UK was the topic for a lively conference fringe discussion chaired by Audrey Uppington from Sellafield branch.


London Waste offer 2.5% pay increase for 2016
16 May 2016

Prospect has concluded negotiations with London Waste on the 2016 pay offer. The company offered a 2.3% increase to basic pay and bonus payments of up to £550, based on meeting key performance indicators (KPIs).

 


Strong support for heritage workers
27 May 2016

Heritage workers care passionately about their sector but fear for their jobs and can’t fulfil their career potential to the best of their abilities, said Michelangelo Staffolani from the British Library.


Ericsson Spring News 2016
25 May 2016

The last few weeks have been very busy for Prospect and your reps in Ericsson, so we thought it would be a good time to give you an update on the work that the union has been doing.


Health and safety sentencing guidelines offer "the promise of some teeth"
11 May 2016

Pattinson & Brewer, Prospect's solicitors, outline why the new sentencing guidelines for health and safety infringements offer some hope that the playing field may being levelled after years of health and safety laws being diluted and ridiculed as 'red tape' 


Prospect fringe meeting tackles energy policy
24 May 2016

The challenge of developing an energy policy for the UK was the topic for a lively conference fringe discussion chaired by Audrey Uppington from Sellafield branch.


Redundancy cap hits workers on modest salaries
27 May 2016

Conference condemned the UK government’s proposals to introduce a cap on redundancy, and redundancy-related, payments of £95,000 for all public sector employees.


Society needs science, delegates agree
25 May 2016

Scientific research is key to the UK’s economic prosperity and the government’s approach of restricting public funding for research is wrongheaded, said Liam Docherty (London and South east region).


Football fringe tackles challenges faced by women in the sport
19 May 2016

Prospect was pleased to welcome Women in Football to national conference.


Prospect calls for tighter regulation of drones
27 May 2016

On behalf of 5,000 members working in aviation safety, Prospect has today highlighted the risks of the increasing use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or drones.


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