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Success stories

Success stories

Every day Prospect helps thousands of members around the UK by improving their working lives. You can read some of our latest success stories below. If you have a story to share about how Prospect has helped you, please let us know.


Ryanair Boeing 737 aircraft front view

United for take off

Ryan Mitchell tells Boc Ly about his eclectic career at Bournemouth Airport and this year’s pay deal that has been hailed as a significant step in the right direction after years of being underpaid


Mark Bushell

Curator of invertebrates creates new branch at Bristol Zoo

Mark Bushell, curator of invertebrates at Bristol Zoo, left a career in the pub trade to follow his lifelong passion for natural history. He has since had an insect named after him and built a Prospect branch from scratch! Boc Ly reports


Piggy bank for 2018

Pay wins at DE&S show value of Prospect membership

Prospect has shown the value of union membership with successful pay cases in Defence, Equipment and Support.


Employees meditating during their well-being hour

Prospect secures well-being hour for Welsh government members

Welsh government workers are now entitled to a dedicated hour of well-being each week after successful negotiations carried out by Prospect.


Woman air traffic controller

Prospect member to jet off to US women’s air traffic controller conference

The US-based Professional Women Controllers is celebrating 40 years of empowering women in air traffic control at its upcoming annual conference in Washington. Shelley-Marie Gilhespy, a Prospect member and air traffic controller, is being sponsored by her employer, National Air Traffic Services (NATS), as well as her local union branch,...