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National Trust for Scotland will start consulting its staff about redundancies for the second time in less than two years.

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Whilst services have been outsourced - the risk has not and the public sector and tax payer is left to pick up the pieces

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Following recent media coverage on Carillion Plc’s financial situation, Prospect has contacted the employer on behalf of our members working across Carillion’s services units.

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Now that the reshuffle is over, focus can return to the challenges facing the country in 2018. This is an uncertain time for jobs, investment and business. A lot rests on Brexit and ensuring confidence in both the government’s handling of negotiations and any future trading relationships.  Stagnant wages, which...

Last year was a year of contradictions, at least as far as pay is concerned. On the one hand, there was a big rise in employment, with the number of people in work hitting the highest level on record. More people in work should, in theory, mean increased upward pressure...

LATEST STORIES FROM OUR INDUSTRIES

Early decision needed on Class 31e shipbuilding contracts
  • 8-Jan-2018 10:50

Prospect urges quick conclusion on frigate contracts  

Prospect seeks members' views on changes to Scottish education
  • 19-Dec-2017 10:49

 Prospect’s education and children’s services group executive seeks members' views on the Scottish Government's “Empowering Schools: A consultation on the...

Unanswered nuclear Brexit questions leave MPs puzzled
  • 15-Jan-2018 13:02

Prospect senior deputy general secretary Sue Ferns said:

Ten things you didn’t know about Prospect’s work in environment and rural affairs
  • 16-Oct-2017 10:00

Geraldine O’Connell, Prospect national secretary, talks about the union’s work in environment and rural affairs.

Prospect union vows to fight front line job cuts at National Trust for Scotland
  • 16-Jan-2018 09:40

National Trust for Scotland will start consulting its staff about redundancies for the second time in less than two years....

Telefonica Pay Ballot 2018
  • 11-Jan-2018 11:35

You will be aware that Prospect have been involved in negotiations with Telefonica UK over pay rates for 2018. Those...

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...

Unanswered nuclear Brexit questions leave MPs puzzled
  • 15-Jan-2018 13:02

Prospect senior deputy general secretary Sue Ferns said:

Prospect urges the government to urgently review its policy of outsourcing
  • 15-Jan-2018 09:34

Whilst services have been outsourced - the risk has not and the public sector and tax payer is left to...

Prospect urges government to recognise contribution of international students
  • 5-Jan-2018 14:40

Prospect is urging the government to recognise the contribution foreign students make to the UK’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics...

Ten things you didn’t know about Prospect’s work in sport
  • 16-Oct-2017 10:00

Alan Leighton, Prospect national secretary, talks about the union’s work in sport.

Safety, jobs and prosperity at risk in new Highland airports report
  • 9-Jan-2018 11:02

Air traffic controllers (ATC) union Prospect yesterday raised significant concerns about proposals by lifeline service provider Highlands and Islands Airports...