Report - our reps' magazine
Report magazine is one of the key resources for our reps, containing regular updates on issues such as employment law, recruitment and organisation, and health and safety.
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Report back catalogue
10 October 2014
Newsletter for Prospect representatives
21 July 2014
Newsletter for Prospect representatives
12 June 2014
Newsletter for Prospect representatives
18 March 2014
Content includes: Tribunals downturn (p1); New member survey (p1); CS pay remit guidance (p1); HP source (p2); New WorkTime YourTime posters (p2); NI network (p2); Member services (p3); Fight for jobs and pay (p3); Elections underway (p3); Heritage hotspots (p3); Four steps to recruit new reps (p4); Training for lay reps (p5); Pensions victory (p5); Tackling stress (p6-7); Women in science (p10); Health surveillance (p11); Good Work poster (p12)
13 December 2013
Content includes: Prospect calendar 2014 (p1); Members moving on (p1); Your career, your options (p1); Clancy v Clancy (p2); NEC report (p2); Subs rates (p2); Scottish stress campaign success (p2); History project (p3); Workers on boards (p3); News in brief (p3); Planning a recruitment drive? (p4); Keep up-to-date with email alerts (p5); Mind the education gap (p6-7); Keep chipping away – perseverance key to progress on disability (p8); International: Bangladesh and the Philippines (p9); Award-winning safety rep goes the extra mile (p10); Recent Prospect pay settlements (p11); New year's resolution recruitment poster (p12)
30 October 2013
Content includes: Prospect calendar 2014 (p1); Case handling sills for reps (p1); The Prospect Pledge (p2); NEX report (p2); Landmark recognition deal at Babcock (p2); How to write a good conference motions (p3); NORD: The hit squad that's building Prospect (p4-5); Join the green revolution (p6-7); WorldSkills 2013 (p8); Equality (p9); Legal (p10); Pay (p11); Your planet needs you! poster (p12)
04 September 2013
Content includes: Recruiting new reps (p1); Change over to Direct Debit for subs (p1); News (p2-3); NEC report (p3); Health and saefty news (p4); TUC LGBT report (p5); Top award for Prospect learning rep (p6); Learning news (p7); Door open for downgrading (p8); Legal news (p9); Rep profile (p10); Recent Prospect pay deals (p11); Recruitment poster: Together we're stronger (p12)
02 July 2013
Contents include: Building Prospect: plan, deliver, evaluate (p1); Young Rep Challenge (p1); rep news (p3-4); Guide to Twitter and Facebook (p6-7); Cyber security (p8); Civil service pay remit (p9); Employment law (p10); Tribunal win (p11); It's time to join Prospect poster (p12)
19 March 2013
Contents include: Message from Mike Clancy, reps make the difference; Growing the union youth; news; Prospect news; NEC report; 2013 subscription rates; health and safety; international news; women in STEM; mental health; work, pay and pensions; legal update; recent pay settlements; confessions of a green rep
14 December 2012
Contents include: Mike Clancy takes over as general secretary; diary dates for 2013; Apprentice app; Olympic construction health and safety; Women in science charter, Unions21; Prospect education programme 2013
16 November 2012
Contents include: Parental leave changes (p1); Union facility time (p1); Learning/recruitment (p2); NEC report (p3); Health and safety (p4-5); Prospect political fund (p6-7); International seminar (p8); Green workplaces (p9); Pay and pensions (p10-11); Redundancy consultation time (p12)
21 September 2012
Contents include: It's time! TUC march and rally (p1); your new NEC (p2); Scotland referendum (p3); NEC committees (p3); environmental hero (p4); health and safety (p5); recruitment (p6-7); equality (p8); international (p9); legal updates (p10); pay (p11); 20 October TUC march and rally
29 June 2012
Contents include: Unions wins (p1); Campaign for employees rights (p1); Learning (p2); NEC report (p2); Campaigns (p4); Conference reports (p5-10); Pay (p11); Conference decisions (p12)
08 May 2012
Contents includes: Conference – agenda for a new economy (p1); Political fund ballot (p1); Education – new digital learning project (p2); Prospect – NEC election; mobile phone shop recruitment (p3); Equality – Maternity leave (p4); Health & safety – stress, asbestos (p5); Careers – life after redundancy; apprenticeships (p6); International – Prospect CSR policy (p8); Pensions – regulator’s statement (p9); Legal – age discrimination (p10); Pay (p12)
12 March 2012
Includes: Earth Hour (p1); Recognising reps (p1); Women in science (p1); Learning – digital learning (p2); NEC report – plus developing lay reps (p3); CPI/RPI – Parliamentary debate (p4); Health and safety – stress (p5); Redundancy (p6-7); Equality – disability, equal pay (p8); Legal – industrial action (p9); Employment protection (p10); Pay (p11); Civil service – Prospect's vision (p12)
30 January 2012
Content includes: True value of union reps (p1); Pension talks (p1); Learning – civil service site (p2); Prospect events (p2); podcasts (p2); NEC report – plus conference deadlines (p3); New website (p4); WorkTime YourTime (p4); Heath and safety – Absence (p5); Facility time – reps speak out (p6-7); Equality – economic case for childcare (p8) 9: Union events 10: Pensions – redundancy; defined benefit schemes 11: Pay 12: Index 2011
19 December 2011
Content includes: Record recruitment (p1); New website launch (p1); Pensions increase unfair (p1); Learning (p2); NEC report (p3); Health and safety – Löfstedt (p4-5); Employment tribunal – attacks (p6); Young professionals (p7); Pay table (p8)
17 October 2011
Keep up the pressure, industrial action (p1); Learning – 2012 courses; international (p3); Prospect – new subs rates; NEC report (p3); Health and safety – stress absence soars (p4); Pensions – impact on private sector (p5); Pensions – vote 'yes' in ballot (p6-7); Pensions – women (p8); Equality – agency workers (p9); Legal – attack on unfair dismissal (p10); Pay (p11); Services for members (p12)
07 September 2011
Contents include: MPs feel the pressure of pensions fury (p1); Young professionals – what matters to them (p3); Prospect – new media, political fund, cuts protests and more (p3); Equality (p4); Learning – Career Plus workshops (p5); Health and safety – don’t cut union H&S reps (p6-7); Paternity leave – equal rights (p8); Civil service pensions (p9); Pay – Prospect pay settlements (p10-11); Magnox rep (p12)
11 July 2011
Contents includes: State pensions (p1); CPI consultation (p1); Learning – courses accredited (p2); Prospect – NEC report; green workplaces (p3); Health & safety (p4-5); Campaigning – Leeds pilot project, demystifying Westminster (p6-7); Equality (p8); Recruitment – charity boost, moving on (p9); Pensions – Hutton critiqued (p10); Pay – Prospect settlements (p11); Sector conferences – decisions (p12)
18 May 2011
Contents include: Workers stand up for safety rights (p1); Political fund – share your views (p2); NEC report – plus young professionals (p3); Recruitment – graduate offer (p4); Health and safety – award (p5); Workplace disputes – tribunals (p6-7); Learning – back to basics (p8); Equality – pay case (p9); Salary sacrifice – reasons to negotiate (p10); Pay – tax change (p11); Coping as a rep – British Library member (p12)
14 March 2011
Content includes: Consult, consult, consult on pensions (p1); Green – rights for reps (p2); NEC report – plus new services (p3); I'm not a number – goes to parliament (p4); Safety – Report debunks myths (p5); Dust off your boots – March 26 poster (p6-7); Equality – award for STFC (p8); Green workplaces (p9); Pensions – YouGov poll (p10); Pay – civil service remits (p11); Developing reps (p12)
02 February 2011
Help put this bill (public bodies) on the bonfire (p1); Website review (p1); New services – plus international (p2); NEC report – plus homeworkers (p3); Equality – fairness in austerity (p4); Health and safety – gold-plating myth (p5); Stop the demolition – write, petition, tweet on cuts (p6-7); Training – brought to you (p8-9); Pensions – CPI indexation, Hutton (p10); Pay – analysis (p11); CutStop – plus public bodies (p12)
17 December 2010
Content includes: CSCS ballot results (p1); Website revamp (p1); Heath and safety – impact of cuts on HSE budget (p2); Prospect – support for students opposing fees hike (p3); International – Prospect's work with Kenyan union (p4-5); Learning – bringing training to your workplace (p6); Pay and pensions – no case for CPI switch (p7); Forestry Commission – act now to prevent sell off of valuable public asset (p8)
16 November 2010
Content includes: Constitutional experts line up against public bodies bill (p1); Union reps – Prospect handbook (p2); NEC report – Homeworkers (p3); Equality – Prospect seminar (p4); Health and safety – Reps' survey results (p5); Lobbying – reps in Parliament (p6-7); Compensation scheme – update (p 8); Legal – ECJ rulings (p9); Green – growth conference (p10); Yorkshire Forward – supporting members (p12)
21 September 2010
Contents include: Prospect offers support in face of redundancies (p1); Private sector cuts (p1); Inspect your workplace (p1); Learning – threat to new training right (p2); Prospect – NEC; reps in Africa (p3); Coalition cuts – pensions tax relief changes (p4-5); Legal updates – end of default retirement age, agency workers (p6); Pay – fairness survey; civil service freeze; utilities pay (p7-8); Equality – where are flexi-jobs? (p9); Health and safety – New Look fire ruling (p10)
27 July 2010
Contents include: Learning – celebrating in style (p2); Prospect – new NEC meets (p3); Coalition cuts – the story so far (p4); Parliament – write to your MP today! (p5); Recruitment – local Health and safety – response to Young review (p10); Pay (p11); Who’s who? – new NEC committees (p12)
22 June 2010
This special conference report issue includes: Public spending cuts (p1); Health and safety – mental health (p2); Prospect – including NEC report (p3); Environment – union's action plan (p4); Supporting reps – speed up e-banking (p5); Recruitment (p6-7); Elections – who can stand for the NEC (p8); Conference – widening participation (p9); International – ethical trade (p10); Pay (p11); Conference decisions (p12)
26 April 2010
Use your learning rights (p1); NEC ballot (p1); Disability – funding changes (p1); Learning – new rights; upcoming events (p4-5); Health and safety – good work (p6-7); Unions – help prevent stress (p8); Legal – TUPE; industrial action; age discrimination (p9-10); Pay (p11); Harrassment and bullying – Prospect rep reports progress at Sellafield (p12); young professionals discuss tomorrow's skills (p5)
12 March 2010
Contents include: organising awards 2010, civil service compensation scheme (page 1); learning roadshows; learning-at-work week; ULR funding boost (page 2); NEC report, members’ survey, challenges for BT staff (page 3); International Women’s Day event, paternity rights, equality reps (page 4); asbestos; UK global safety ranking, blacklisting, safer workplaces (page 5); making sense of new fit notes (pages 6-7); equality ruling on agency workers (page 8); Climate Solidarity campaign (page 9); holding virtual meetings (page 10); new ONS mortgage inflation measure; pay settlements (page 11); interview: migrant workers in Connect sector (page 12)
26 January 2010
Contents include: record year for recruitment, conference 2010 (page 1), retirement age consultation, draft agency worker regulations, equality calendar (page 2); NEC report, Prospect seminars, getting to know Connect reps (page 3); straw poll on civil service redundancy scheme proposals, Haiti (page 4); draft anti-blacklisting regulations, mental health at work resources (page 5); Green workplaces, reps’ achievements, (pages 6,7); tribunal ruling on mobility after transfer of engagements (page 8); analysis of civil service pay remit guidance (p10). Index of 2009 Report stories (page 12).
18 December 2009
Contents include: Pay forecast for the year ahead (page 1); latest health and safety news (page 2); NEC November meeting report (page 3); Prospect Scotland Organiser advert (page 3); Prospect takes legal route on Civil Service Redundancy Scheme (page 4-5); Creative learning reps (page 6); Prospect Learning education programme 2010 (page 7); Recent pay settlements (page 8); Pension changes (page 8)
09 November 2009
Contents include: Prospect calls for tougher line on equal pay audits; Connect members vote yes to merger (page 1). Learning online with the TUC; Prospect courses (page 2). New ACAS code on time off for union duties; Prospect 2010 conference arrangements (page 3). Asbestos risks, MSDs (page 4). Single equality duty (page 5). Stress in the dock – six key legal cases (pages 6-8). Decent work day; development advocates (page 9). Sickness and holiday pay (page 10). Pay update, pay and allowances survey (page 11). Terry Briggs, Audit Commission, campaigns for disability rights (page 12).
05 October 2009
Contents include: Special finishing school for reps; civil service compensation scheme (page 1). Anti-slavery trip to India; alternative union voice to G20 (page 2). NEC decisions; new resources for reps (page 3). Health and safety – directors’ duties (pages 4-5). Age discrimination law – three years on (pages 6-8). Disability claims rise but sums awarded fall (page 9). Low carbon research; green jobs: 10. Pay and pensions update (page 11). Scotland learning reps event (page 12).
18 August 2009
Civil service compensation scheme proposals: pages 1, 5-8. Workers’ memorial day and risk assessments: page 2. New Prospect eStructures (covering sections, groups, sectors and networks): page 4. Prospect learning projects and Opportunities for Change programme: page 9. Report explodes public sector pension myths: page 10. Occupational health rep: page 12
30 June 2009
Contents include: climate change - union reps can make a difference (p1); bargaining in the recession (p4-5); reports from reps on learning at work day activities (p6-7); international development training courses (p8); concerns about new electronic medical 'fit notes' (p9); analysis of civil service pay rates (p10); civil service sector, ESI sector and SET group conference decisions (p12).
19 May 2009
Contents include: Workers' Memorial Day, page 1; John Innes learning day, page 2; fighting for jobs after Dounreay, pages 3 and 12; cycle to work schemes, page 4; pay and negative RPI, page 5; Prospect health and safety reps’ conference plus Fair Change guide, pages 6-7; equality bill, page 8; TUC black workers' conference, page 9
03 April 2009
April 2009 issue of Report – contents include: civil service pay remit (p1); reports from our ULR and international development conferences (p6 and p4); April employment law changes (p8); inflation and earnings - what history tells us (p10).
02 March 2009
Contents include: equal pay and age cases top ET claims (p1); spread the word to young members about WorldSkills (p3); put people first at G20 protest (p4); depression follows illness to work (p5); why do it - what motivates our activists (p6-7); do any of your members have a visual impairment? (p1)
26 January 2009
Contents include: strongest year for recruitment (p1); 2009 sector conference details (p3); education and skills shake-up (p5); bargaining for international development (p6-7); dispute law changes (p9); index of 2008 Report stories
19 December 2008
Contents include: Civil Service pensions; Pay equality audit; global campaigning; Save on utility bills; HSE strategy; civil service redundancy compensation scheme
21 November 2008
Contents include: Health & Safety web page makeover; Pulling together on health and safety; management consultants - time for specialists to speak up
22 October 2008
Contents include: European ruling delivers setback to retirement cases (p1); one in seven bullied at work, survey revealed (p4); risk assessment - play your part (p5); explore new frontiers with Prospect learning services (p6-7); the legal position on references (p9)
22 August 2008
Contents include: PayBack - it's time to turn up the heat (p1); Valuation Office leads the way on learning at work (p1); age discrimination cases pingpong between tribunals (p6-7); development project launches into action (p8)
22 July 2008
Contents include: new training rights in the pipeline (p1); conference picture library resource; Prospect launches its first multi-media recruitment tool (p2); museum workers pushed to the limit (p6-7).
04 June 2008
Contents include: reps have their say at Torquay conference (including full list of conference decisions); agency workers' breakthrough; environmental science competition; TUC women's conference report; House of Commons report on HSE.
01 April 2008
step up the pressure for a fair deal on pay; organise for Workers Memorial Day on 28 April; physios urge action to combat soaring RSI; from fair trade to green workplaces, Prospect reps are doing their bit for the planet.
01 February 2008
Prospect gives a voice to young members; sign up for learning reps' well-being day; training not enough to prevent back strain; how do your mileage rates compare?
01 January 2008
speak up for public services - time to break deadlock on civil service injustice; dyslexia - ULRs can help; legal protection from harassment at work
01 December 2007
make Prospect learning your new year's resolution; changes to Prospect financial services; the dramatic union effect on health and safety; welome ruling in collective redundancy case