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A defining year ahead for Prospect members

Predictions of political and economic variables keep a lot of people in employment. But when daily events are laden with the sensational or the extraordinary, news cycles become shorter and probably so too does our attention span. Choices and events that we may regard as significant are rapidly overtaken by...


4 challenges for BEIS now the reshuffle is over

Now that the reshuffle is over, focus can return to the challenges facing the country in 2018. This is an uncertain time for jobs, investment and business. A lot rests on Brexit and ensuring confidence in both the government’s handling of negotiations and any future trading relationships.  Stagnant wages, which...


We have reached a tipping point on Brexit and pay

Prospect is known for its measured, evidence-based approaches, focused on putting members first and retaining our political independence.


Why it’s time for a New Deal for UK Nuclear

UK nuclear is at a crossroads. On the one hand it faces immense challenges in the form of Brexit, concerns over new build, a lack of leadership from government and a potentially serious skills shortfall. On the other hand, there are huge economic opportunities – if we can seize them. ...


Time to recognise – and value – our public servants

The terrible events at Grenfell Tower in West London provided yet another reminder of the heroism of the people who work in our emergency services.


Election: we need to talk about nuclear power

A perfect storm is casting a shadow over the nuclear industry, yet the issue remains largely ignored in the general election. Given the scale of challenges facing the UK with Brexit, renewing our energy infrastructure and meeting our climate targets, this is worrying. It is also why our politicians need...


Speaking up for Prospect members across the political spectrum

Prospect general secretary Mike Clancy will be talking about the future of trade unions at a Demos/Conservative Workers and Trade Unionists conference on Saturday 11 March.


Prospect’s three Rs: responsive, relentless and resilient

Our core values will help members navigate the political and economic uncertainties ahead, says general secretary Mike Clancy.