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Capacity auction will not meet future needs

National Grid’s latest capacity auction to secure backup electricity for 2020-21 will not stimulate the promised new wave of gas-fired power plants, Prospect union has warned.
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MP raises AWE pension dispute at Prime Minister's Questions

Kit Malthouse, the MP for North West Hampshire, used PMQs to call on the Prime Minister to review the circumstances that have led to industrial action at the company that makes the UK’s nuclear deterrent.

Reform of toxic performance management is a “triumph for common sense”

Prospect will work to ensure that the civil service has a performance management system that has the confidence of staff following Cabinet Office moves to reform the much-reviled assessment framework.
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LATEST STORIES FROM OUR INDUSTRIES

MP raises AWE pension dispute at Prime Minister's Questions
  • 8-Dec-2016 15:27

Kit Malthouse, the MP for North West Hampshire, used PMQs to call on the Prime Minister to review the circumstances...

Belated school improvement funding welcome
  • 2-Dec-2016 14:36

Prospect has welcomed new government funding to support school improvement services from autumn 2017, though the union’s members in education...

Capacity auction will not meet future needs
  • 9-Dec-2016 14:14

National Grid’s latest capacity auction to secure backup electricity for 2020-21 will not stimulate the promised new wave of gas-fired...

MPs’ plan to strip Environment Agency of flooding role is misguided
  • 2-Nov-2016 15:15

Prospect members in the Environment Agency have rejected a proposal from a group of MPs to strip the organisation of...

Raising Horizons exhibition puts women scientists in the picture
  • 24-Nov-2016 10:43

Prospect is supporting an ambitious project which has brought together four scientists and a photographer to re-imagine fourteen historic women...

Revised BT Attendance Procedure and Medical Retirement Procedure - November 2016
  • 6-Dec-2016 11:11

A revised BT Attendance procedure (also available on the BT intranet).

Ministry of Justice pay award for 2016
  • 26-Jul-2016 12:22

The Ministry of Justice has issued final details of the 2016 pay award proposals. On-going pay restraint and an overall...

Skills plan for nuclear new build
  • 1-Dec-2016 00:05

A new roadmap for nuclear skills will help to ensure the UK can meet the demand for specialist and generic...

Reform of toxic performance management is a “triumph for common sense”
  • 8-Dec-2016 10:17

Prospect will work to ensure that the civil service has a performance management system that has the confidence of staff...

Capita announces more redundancies at Fera Science Ltd
  • 5-Dec-2016 17:25

Thirty-nine staff in Fera Science Ltd are at risk of redundancy following Capita’s announcement in early December that it needs...

Prospect fights rise in football sexism
  • 10-Nov-2016 18:24

A seminar organised by Women in Football and the TUC discussed the rise in sexism in the football workplace and...

New chief: Let’s bring pride back to DVSA
  • 24-Nov-2016 14:53

Transforming the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency into an organisation that regains its focus on road safety and making it...