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Hinkley point power station
Responding to the National Audit Office report into the government’s plans for Hinkley Point C power station, Prospect general secretary Mike Clancy said: “This is a deeply worrying report that highlights the lack of accountability and leadership in British nuclear policy. The UK has the most experienced nuclear workforce in the world but they are being let down by government.

Prospect members protesting against public sector pay restraint at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton in September 2015
Prospect has warned the prime minister that the government’s pay policy is damaging the civil service and wider public sector.

money maze
Prospect is balloting members to find out their views on the company's decision to freeze base pay for the Reward Framework in 2017

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I have written twice before about the Lifetime ISA – a new savings product available since 6 April 2017 to encourage young people to save for their first home or retirement.

The Times newspaper has published a letter calling on the government to change direction on public sector pay.

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This issue of MoDEYE presents the MoD Group Council’s Annual Report to members. It covers Prospect’s negotiating activities for the...

Scottish education reform plans under fire
  • 16-Jun-2017 14:44

The Scottish Government’s response to the recent consultation on a review of the education system is cause for significant concern. ...

Audit Office report on Hinkley C is “deeply worrying”
  • 23-Jun-2017 00:05

Responding to the National Audit Office report into the government’s plans for Hinkley Point C power station, Prospect general secretary...

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...

One-day training course for reps – a few spaces left
  • 20-Jun-2017 10:36

A one-day training course for union representatives will be held at New Prospect House in London on Thursday 20 July....

Ofcom 2017 Pay Award: Ballot Result
  • 20-Jun-2017 13:07

The Prospect ballot for the 2017 pay award closed yesterday and the result was as follows:

Supreme Court upholds principle of indirect discrimination in landmark case
  • 5-Apr-2017 10:37

The Supreme Court today (Wednesday 5 April) made a landmark ruling protecting employees against pay discrimination based on race or...

Audit Office report on Hinkley C is “deeply worrying”
  • 23-Jun-2017 00:05

Responding to the National Audit Office report into the government’s plans for Hinkley Point C power station, Prospect general secretary...

30,246 reasons to be in a trade union
  • 26-Jun-2017 11:49

GB, a Prospect member in the Valuation Office Agency, first contacted his VOA branch reps in November 2013 for pension...

Scientists’ union responds to immigration bill
  • 21-Jun-2017 13:38

The government should think very carefully about the implications of its proposals on freedom of movement for science, technology and...

Southend United groundsman, Ken Hare, reaches settlement with the club
  • 5-May-2017 16:16

Prospect has reached a mutually acceptable agreement for Southend United’s groundsman, Ken Hare, whose employment was terminated in January.

EU plan on air traffic strikes 'a distraction'
  • 7-Jun-2017 14:57

European Commission proposals to tackle disruption and cancellation of flights by tightening union laws are a distraction from the important...