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MPs Creagh and Jenkin to join EU debate at Prospect conference

Former Labour leadership contender Mary Creagh and Conservative Bernard Jenkin, chair of the public administration committee, will debate UK membership of the EU at Prospect union’s conference in Bournemouth next week.

UK women inventors still thin on the ground, warns Prospect

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

Pay guidance fails to address civil service skills crisis

Today’s report from the Public Accounts Committee on the burgeoning costs of government consultants highlights the glaring false economy of new civil service pay guidance, says Prospect 
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Prospect seeks clarity on defence spending after critical MPs’ report
21 April 2016

Prospect is demanding greater transparency from government on defence spending after a critical report from MPs accused ministers of having “shifted the goalposts” in order to meet NATO-mandated targets.


Prospect backs call to invest in early years specialists
01 April 2016

Prospect's early years professionals have welcomed Save The Children's campaign to improve the quality of childcare provision – but the government has to provide the resources to achieve this.


Harry Sharrock – a very worthy innings!
13 April 2016

Roger Neck pays tribute to Harry Sharrock, former president of the Electrical Power Engineers Association


Specialists condemn Cabinet Office redundancy consultation
08 February 2016

Prospect, the specialists’ and managers’ union, has reacted with fury at the “consultation” document issued by the Cabinet Office today on changes to civil service severance and redundancy terms.


Aches, pains and strains - a Prospect Survey
19 April 2016

Prospect's archaeology branch has launched a survey asking members and non-members to help us better understand the impact of musculoskeletal disorders (or MSDs) in archaeology.


OD&S FLMs to be trained to help with 999 call queues
23 March 2016

Prospect members have contacted the union regarding the requirement for FLMs in OD&S managing teams of advisors working on 999 contracts to undertake training so that they assist with call queues in emergencies .


Prospect members win employment rights at tribunal
14 March 2016

Five Prospect members, working as teachers in the prison service, have succeeded in their legal bid to be recognised as employees with full statutory rights.


MPs praise Prospect members during Enterprise Bill debate
09 March 2016

Amendments to the Enterprise Bill to address unfairness in how the proposed cap on redundancy compensation will operate were defeated in the House of Commons on 8 March 2016.


Pay guidance fails to address civil service skills crisis
22 April 2016

Today’s report from the Public Accounts Committee on the burgeoning costs of government consultants highlights the glaring false economy of new civil service pay guidance, says Prospect 


Women are a necessity for invention
26 April 2016

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


Cricket umpires lose tribunal challenge
13 March 2015

Former cricket umpires Peter Willey and George Sharp have lost their case of age discrimination against the England and Wales Cricket Board following their enforced retirement.


Let Britain Fly campaign takes to the road
20 April 2016

Aviation campaign group Let Britain Fly has organised roadshows across the UK to spread its message about the importance of expanding airport capacity.