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The government will have to justify proposed changes to the State Pension Age (SPA) after a Prospect petition secured over 12,000 signatures.

An eraser rubs out the word stress on a blackboard
Work-related stress increases the risk of premature death among men who have diabetes, heart disease or have previously suffered a stroke, a major new study has found.

The ideas in a new report into corporate governance do not go far enough to tackle low workforce engagement


The nature of the labour market has been changing for several decades but the situation has become more complex in recent times because of the growth of zero hours contracts and the rise of platform-based work (as seen in recent high-profile cases with Uber, Deliveroo and Pimlico Plumbers).

More diversity and inclusion in STEM means better science – that's why organisations and institutions should support LGBT STEM day on 5 July, says Andrea Bandelli, executive director at Science Gallery, Dublin


Outsourcing military fire services to Capita a risky decision
  • 18-Jun-2018 19:45

Leading MoD union Prospect has warned that today’s announcement (18 June) by ministers to outsource military fire and rescue services...

‘Government must act on postcode lottery of school fund allocation’
  • 12-Apr-2018 16:36

An independent report has criticised the handling of the first application round for the £140m strategic school improvement fund intended...

Prospect signs recognition deal with LondonEnergy
  • 13-Jun-2018 11:38

A recognition agreement, more than 10 years in the making, has been signed between Prospect and LondonEnergy.

Sally Bidgood – straight talking, frequently irreverent and always compelling
  • 10-Apr-2018 10:45

It is with great sadness that we have to announce the death of long-standing Prospect member Sally Bidgood early on Sunday...

Royal Museums Greenwich workers strike again
  • 25-May-2018 08:01

Workers at Royal Museums Greenwich are going on strike today (Friday 25 May) for the third time as they try...

Redundancies in BT's Advise consultancy teams
  • 14-Jun-2018 11:03

BT has formally notified Prospect about proposed redundancies within the Advise consultancy teams  

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

The Supreme Court made a landmark ruling protecting employees against pay discrimination based on race or religious grounds.

Prospect commits to balanced energy policy and nuclear power
  • 4-Jun-2018 17:07

Delegates back call for commission on long-term future of the energy industry and recommit to nuclear as part of balanced...

BBC director general calls for renewal of public service values
  • 4-Jun-2018 16:13

Tony Hall, director general of the BBC, made a compelling case for a renaissance of public service values at Prospect’s...

Prospect welcomes appointment of new Met Office Chairperson
  • 4-Jun-2018 16:47

Rob Woodward appointment welcomed by Prospect

Women in Football – What can Prospect do for you?
  • 21-Feb-2018 09:34

Prospect is continuing its work with Women in Football as we seek to break down the barriers that women face...

Skills and resilience must be part of the plan for Heathrow
  • 5-Jun-2018 11:28

Aviation union says government must not cut corners on third runway