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Resources for reps

Welcome to the Prospect Reps' Resources centre. Our goal is for you to find the support you need, when you want it.

This area of the site contains a range of materials of use to reps in running branches, recruiting members and the many other activities you undertake for Prospect; bookmark it now for future reference. The factsheets on this page will get you started with the basics of promoting Prospect in your workplace. When you need to know more, just browse the menu to the left of the page.

To make this content as useful as possible, we need your feedback. Please send any comments or suggestions to sandy.middlebrook@prospect.org.uk.

Campaigning locally factsheetCommunicating with members factsheetExcuses for not joining factsheetGetting organised factsheetTime off for your Prospect activities factsheetWhat Prospect reps do factsheetWhy everyone should join Prospect factsheetYou are not alone factsheet

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Recruitment factsheet: campaigning locally Download now: Local campaigns make a real difference and can
be run independently by your branch. This factsheet sets out a few hints and tips.
Local campaigns make a real difference and can be run independently by your branch. This factsheet sets out a few hints and tips.
Recruitment factsheet: communicating with members Download now: Some dos and don'ts about communicating with members, whether it's via posters, emails or newsletters.
Some dos and don'ts about communicating with members, whether it's via posters, emails or newsletters.
Recruitment factsheet: excuses for not joining Download now: Prepare yourself with responses to some of the most common reasons people give for not joining the union.
Prepare yourself with responses to some of the most common reasons people give for not joining the union.
Recruitment factsheet: getting organised Download now: Set recruitment objectives, manage your time and resources, share the work out, review your progress.
Set recruitment objectives, manage your time and resources, share the work out, review your progress.
Recruitment factsheet: time off for your union activities Download now: Trade union reps have the right to undertake their role, with reasonable paid time off and resources to do it. Most Prospect branches have local agreements that reflect this, sometimes referred to as a ‘facilities agreement.'
Trade union reps have the right to undertake their role, with reasonable paid time off and resources to do it. Most Prospect branches have local agreements that reflect this, sometimes referred to as a ‘facilities agreement.'
Recruitment factsheet: what Prospect reps do Download now: Prospect has over 4000 volunteer reps who
undertake crucial roles to support members. This factsheet summarises some of the roles and activities they volunteer for.
Prospect has over 4000 volunteer reps who undertake crucial roles to support members. This factsheet summarises some of the roles and activities they volunteer for.
Recruitment factsheet: why everyone should join a union Download now: Five reasons why people should join a union.
Five reasons why people should join a union.
Recruitment factsheet: you are not alone! Download now: Prospect relies on local volunteers, and we’ll do everything we can to support you in your role. This factsheet summarises what you can expect from us.
Prospect relies on local volunteers, and we’ll do everything we can to support you in your role. This factsheet summarises what you can expect from us.

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