Energy news updates
Prospect is encouraging more members to follow the example of colleagues and seek a meeting with their local MP to urge them to work with the union and support its Pledge campaign.
Prospect is recommending that members in EDF Energy Nuclear Generation accept an improved three-year pay offer – with a 2.5% increase in 2014 – as the best that can be achieved by negotiations.
Prospect has welcomed the €300m grant awarded to the White Rose project by the European Commission.
Prospect has welcomed the announcement that Toshiba and GDF have completed a deal on a new nuclear power project on the west Cumbria coast.
Prospect is calling on the Labour party to pledge to raise the current percentage of women in science, technology, engineering and maths professions from 13% to 30% by 2020.
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Prospect is working with several organisations to mark National Women in Engineering Day on Monday 23 June
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The Health & Safety Executive announced its 10 week consultation on proposals to amend the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2007
Prospect welcomes news that Cavendish Fluor Partnership has won the contract to manage the Magnox and RSRL sites
Prospect, which represents over 20,000 professionals in the energy sector, has voiced concern that the referral of the 'big six' by OFGEM to the Competition and Markets Authority could hamper much needed investment in the sector.
The drive to achieve a secure low-carbon energy supply for the future will be jeopardised if action isn't taken to recruit more highly skilled graduates and apprentices into the industry.
The government's decision not to override pension protections put in place when the electricity industry was privatised has been welcomed by Prospect.
Following some internal re-organisation, responsibility for Prospect members in Intergen has moved from the regional office in Liverpool to our office in Wimbledon. Last week Colin Daye-Gretton and I met Intergen to resume pay discussions. After consideration of a number of options, Intergen finally put to us an offer which we are recommending to you.
Commenting on the Public Accounts Committee report into progress at Sellafield, Prospect has welcomed recognition of the shortage of skills in decommissioning.
Predictive modelling of the biosphere is a long-term goal that could unite Prospect scientists across a range of disciplines, says microbiologist Dave Roberts, who retired from the Natural History Museum in December 2013
Prospect welcomes the news that Toshiba is seeking a majority stake in NugGen
Prospect has welcomed news that the Treasury has signed a deal with Hitachi and Horizon over the financing of a new nuclear power station at Wylfa, North Wales.
Prospect has broadly welcomed the Labour party's Powering Britain green paper.
The 120 tonnes of plutonium stored at Sellafield could work as an asset and the benefits of recycling it to provide low-carbon energy and highly skilled jobs for the future should be explored.
Prospect’s science, engineering and sustainability advisory committee is collating evidence of UK science at risk through loss of skills and threats to funding.