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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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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.


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.


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


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.


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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