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Prospect members protesting against public sector pay restraint at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton in September 2015
The SSRB’s report on pay for the senior civil service pours scorn on the Chancellor’s assertion that public sector workers are overpaid

chimney at Sellafield nuclear site
Mike Clancy, general secretary of Prospect, responding to the publication of the government’s position paper on leaving Euratom commented: “Whilst it is welcome that the government has set out its principles for Euratom, there is little reassurance in the new paper about the scale of the challenge facing the UK.

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Prospect, the only union representing managers and specialist staff within BT, will be lobbying the company’s shareholders as they arrive for the annual general meeting in London on Wednesday 12 July.

RECENT BLOGS

A landmark ruling by the Supreme Court on 12 July found in favour of a businessman who argued for equal pension benefits for his husband.

I wrote earlier in the year about the issue of cashing in final salary pension benefits and there have been some developments since then that are worth catching up on.

LATEST STORIES FROM OUR INDUSTRIES

MoDEYE Summer 2017
  • 5-Jul-2017 10:46

The Summer 2017 edition of MoDEYE has been published

Bright but poor pupils ‘years behind’ well-off counterparts
  • 17-Feb-2017 15:38

Richard Hoogstad looks at a Sutton Trust report highlighting the need to support economically disadvantaged but highly able pupils.

Nuclear priorities in times of change
  • 19-Jul-2017 11:26

Delegates at Prospect's energy supply industry sector conference in London on 3 July joined in a lively question and answer...

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....

Q2 FY18 Workforce Reduction Programme (WFR)
  • 21-Jul-2017 13:41

You will have seen the recent announcement about the Q2 FY 18 WFR programme. This is proposing a reduction of...

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...

Still no answers on Euratom
  • 13-Jul-2017 13:54

Mike Clancy, general secretary of Prospect, responding to the publication of the government’s position paper on leaving Euratom commented: “Whilst it...

Prospect's reaction to Senior Salaries Review Body report
  • 18-Jul-2017 11:53

The SSRB’s report on pay for the senior civil service pours scorn on the Chancellor’s assertion that public sector workers...

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...