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Government infighting is failing to capture the benefits of carbon capture and storage

Government needs to stop departmental infighting and invest in a carbon capture and storage (CCS) clean coal project in Yorkshire, says the largest union for workers in the energy sector.
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Prospect highlights security risk to Scotland’s strategic assets

Highlands and Islands Airports’ plans to stop doing bag and body searches at three airports could leave Scotland’s major strategic assets vulnerable to attack, Prospect has warned.
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Prospect member selected for 2017 World Transplant Games

  • 16 January 2017
Prospect member Simon Randerson is on the selection list for Team Great Britain at the World Transplant Games in Malaga in June
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LATEST STORIES FROM OUR INDUSTRIES

MoD fire officer pay deduction "arbitrary and unfair"
  • 4-Jan-2017 15:41

Pay deductions applied to fire officers working for the Ministry of Defence Fire and Rescue Service should be scrapped after...

Scottish schools shake-up must value local authority input
  • 6-Jan-2017 11:18

Local authorities should remain the cornerstone of provision for state schools in Scotland, Prospect union has said in response to...

Government infighting is failing to capture the benefits of carbon capture and storage
  • 20-Jan-2017 15:07

Government needs to stop departmental infighting and invest in a carbon capture and storage (CCS) clean coal project in Yorkshire,...

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...

NT branch: stand up for your selfie and win £100!
  • 21-Dec-2016 10:57

Prospect’s National Trust branch is appealing to its members to take a selfie of themselves at work that the committee...

Telefonica Pay Offer 2017
  • 17-Jan-2017 10:46

Following negotiations with Telefónica UK over pay for 2017 we have now reached a proposed pay settlement which we are...

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...

Nuclear pensions petition reaches target in three days
  • 13-Jan-2017 12:30

A petition calling on the government to honour pension protections for employees working in nuclear decommissioning has reached its target...

MCA pay award busts Treasury’s pay cap
  • 16-Jan-2017 13:33

Marine surveyors and specialist staff employed by the government agency dedicated to policing and keeping UK waters safe have voted...

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...

Prospect highlights security risk to Scotland’s strategic assets
  • 19-Jan-2017 17:05

Highlands and Islands Airports’ plans to stop doing bag and body searches at three airports could leave Scotland’s major strategic...