Earlier this summer, Prospect ran its biennial all members survey – the first time this exercise has been carried out since the merger with BECTU.
Following years of neglect, debate about the defence budget is rising to the top of government concerns. Those leading the charge have very different personalities. Defence secretary Gavin Williamson, of tarantula fame, is an abrasive figure, willing to court the press to push his department into the headlines. As one...
The government’s independent review of Electronic Balloting for Industrial Action has been published just as the Christmas break approaches. Rather than bearing gifts the review, conducted by Sir Ken Knight former Chief Executive of the Fire Service, has called for further tests before any change in balloting is introduced.
Early in the New Year the Cabinet Office will publish its security review which is looking at 12 different strands of UK security. The purpose of the review is to ensure that the UK’s investment in existing capabilities address the current national security challenges.