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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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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.


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.


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).

 


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 .


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.


Highways England reps give evidence to MPs on motorways
10 May 2016

MPs on Parliament's transport select committee invited Prospect reps to give oral evidence on the plans to introduce more sections of all lane running on motorways


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


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

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


Highways England reps give evidence to MPs on motorways
10 May 2016

MPs on Parliament's transport select committee invited Prospect reps to give oral evidence on the plans to introduce more sections of all lane running on motorways


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