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19 February 2013
Contents include: Political fund: why I’m voting yes (p6); Technological change - are you ready for it? (p11); Nothing but our best - new general secretary’s message to members (p16); Private finance initiative – bad for our health (p24); Can your employer change your contract? (p27). Plus news from around our industries: science, Wales, Scotland, telecoms, defence, civil service, energy
13 December 2012
Contents include: Horizon sale breathes new life into UK’s nuclear renaissance (p4); Prospect members fight to save ash trees from dieback (p5); A Future That Works - members came out in force on October 20 (p9); British Antarctic Survey spared from merger but cuts still threaten (p11); 8,000 respond to Prospect’s pay survey (p13); Paul Noon on the highs and lows of 14 years as general secretary (p19); Overseas aid should be about ethics as much as profits, says opposition (p21)
18 October 2012
Contents include: Big changes to the RPI and CPI cost of living indices (p4); Two members opposed to austerity explain why they will be demonstrating on October 20 (p6); Thousands face hardship as two more pensions schemes go under the cosh (p7); The future is fragmenting for education professionals in Prospect’s newest group (p15); Meet Alan Grey: Prospect’s new president looks to the future and sees hope for the union in difficult times (p16); Prospect’s aircraft engineers are fighting to maintain professional standards and air safety (p22); Book a place on one of Prospect’s 2013 courses for active members and reps (p26)
21 August 2012
Contents include: new plan from European Commission could bankrupt pension schemes (p5); Public sector branches refusing to accept government’s 1 per cent pay cap (p13); Recruitment portal for engineers could be gateway to new career (p15); Safety inspectors tell moving stories of lives saved and injuries prevented (p16); Yet another civil service reform plan (p18); Energy bill - MPs back calls for infrastructure investment (p19); 22 Prize car offer (p22)
19 June 2012
Contents include: reports from our 2012 national conference (pp7-24); your new-look NEC for 2012 (p4); High Court victory saves thousands of nuclear pensions (p3); QinetiQ recognition talks (p5); BT hearing loss claims (p27); CSMA's 'Big Weekend' (p6)