Prospect in BT
The Communications, Media & Digital Sector of Prospect negotiates with BT on everything related to your working life, from pay and terms and conditions, to pensions, change in the workplace, career development and equality issues.
The union works with BT at every level, from local reps talking over issues in one building to negotiating teams working at the top level of the company. Working members in BT set our priorities and policies and work with the union's professional negotiators at line of business level and at BT Group. In addition, we represent individuals with problems or who simply need our advice.
To find out more, look in this section and also in the BT lines of business areas under 'your employer'.
Prospect members have access to information about the key agreements with BT.
Performance management has been a big issue in BT - you can get all the key documents and advice here.
Latest BT News
Flexible Retirement in BT (the ability to put pension into payment whilst continuing to work for BT)
This is of particular interest to members of the BT Pension Scheme who want (either now or in the future) to take their pension whilst continuing to work for BT. It does NOT apply to members of the BTRSS.
At the recent Prospect Communication Media & Digital Sector conference your BT Business & Consumer IRC was elected by Prospect representatives. Details of the IRC can be found on our website:
Throughout 2014/2015 your IRC will focus on:
Good Health at Work
Protecting your Terms and Conditions at work
Working with Members
Prospect met with BT Wholesale HR this week to discuss Performance Management (PM) concerns raised by members via the Prospect Helpdesk and our PM feedback channel firstname.lastname@example.org. We discussed specifically the application of forced distribution, the misuse of the ‘Development Needed’ rating and the arbitrary setting of targets/objectives. We have received the following response from the Company which confirms BT Wholesale’s position on this.
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Recruit a colleague and get a reward
Following detailed discussions with Prospect, BT has announced changes to the Finance Reward Framework job family.
Pay and bonus review
People are starting to get their pay and bonus review letters. If you want to check out the terms of the agreement on pay or have a question then have a look at our website www.prospect.org.uk/BTpayreview.
We have now reached a proposed pay agreement with BT which we are recommending that you vote for in an e-ballot that will start next week. You can read the details of the agreement below.
BT Wholesale Update April 2014
- Performance Marking in Wholesale
- BT Wholesale Resourcing Strategy
- Continuous Improvement
- Our thanks to Jonathan Andrews
- BT Wholesale Industrial Relations Committee (IRC) Vacancy
- Membership challenge – earn £10 for each new member
The union has submitted its claim for the 2014 pay round and we have now held some initial discussions with the company.
The Standing Orders Committee (SOC), have published their guidance on submitting business to the 2014 CMD Sector BT Conference.