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Close gender pay gap to address skills shortages

Specialists’ union Prospect says efforts to close the gender pay gap must be redoubled in the interests of both fairness and the economy. It follows research from the IFS think tank showing that women’s remuneration still lags men’s by 18% on average, with the gap widening when women decide to have children.
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Education professionals welcome ruling on Scotland’s Named Person law

Prospect’s education professionals have welcomed the additional privacy and confidentiality safeguards that the Supreme Court has said should be incorporated in the Scottish government’s redrafted Named Person legislation.
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Pension talks continue at Urenco

Trade unions representing workers in Urenco have secured some improvements to the company’s pension proposals.
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LATEST STORIES FROM OUR INDUSTRIES

Wanted: New MoD PM system
  • 19-Jul-2016 10:44

Prospect looks forward to working with MoD to develop a “new and better system” for performance management over the summer....

Education professionals welcome ruling on Scotland’s Named Person law
  • 10-Aug-2016 11:30

Prospect’s education professionals have welcomed the additional privacy and confidentiality safeguards that the Supreme Court has said should be incorporated...

Prospect responds to Uniper’s change programme
  • 5-Aug-2016 11:29

Uniper has started consultation with Prospect on a company-wide change programme called ‘Voyager’.

London Waste offer 2.5% pay increase for 2016
  • 16-May-2016 13:00

Prospect has concluded negotiations with London Waste on the 2016 pay offer. The company offered a 2.3% increase to basic...

Redundancies are devastating blow to Scotland’s heritage sector
  • 21-Jun-2016 00:01

The National Trust for Scotland risks damage to its long-term aims by pursuing short-term cost savings, Prospect has warned, after...

Prospect wins unfair dismissal case for BT member
  • 4-Aug-2016 12:36

Prospect member, Paul Pigott, has won his employment tribunal case for unfair dismissal and disability discrimination.

Prospect branch notes MoJ pay award 2016
  • 26-Jul-2016 12:22

The MoJ has issued final details of the 2016 pay award proposals. On-going pay restraint, and an overall paybill cap...

Prospect union slams UK’s “chaotic” energy policy
  • 29-Jul-2016 09:30

The government’s move to further delay a decision on building Hinkley Point C is “chaotic and potentially disastrous”

Prospect rejects Cabinet Office pay offer for 2016
  • 11-Aug-2016 14:52

Prospect has rejected the Cabinet Office’s pay offer for 2016 which is based on an increase calculated at 1% of...

Disjointed growth plan puts 9% of NPL staff at risk
  • 3-Aug-2016 15:17

Prospect, the union for all staff working at the world-leading National Physical Laboratory, has warned that decades of scientific knowledge...

Football fringe tackles challenges faced by women in the sport
  • 19-May-2016 13:00

Deputy general secretary Sue Ferns reports back from an engaging national conference fringe on the role of professional women in...

Unions and AGS Airports make pensions breakthrough
  • 13-Jul-2016 11:41

Prospect and Unite have welcomed a new offer from AGS Airports on the company’s defined benefit pension scheme.