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Et Cetera

Et Cetera - Prospect's general blog

Prospect has specialist blogs about rights at workhealth & safety and pensions. This is our 'everything else' blog - contributors from across the union about different events, campaigns, news and current affairs.

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Prospect members at Tolpuddle festival

Unions are most effective when they focus on a common goal

The changing world of work poses plenty of challenges for unions. Some of these are thrown into sharper relief by the rise of the gig economy and the uncertain shadow of Brexit.

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Research and development needs public and private sector input

As British Science week draws to a close, new figures from the Office for National Statistics provide a timely opportunity to take stock of levels of investment in UK research and development.


Supporting women starters and returners in science and engineering

Skills and policies to rebuild our economy were the key themes in the government’s industrial strategy green paper published in January.

Prospect attendees at Conservative conference

Unions are core to our society, say Conservative workers

The cross-party think tank, Demos, organised a conference for the Conservative Workers and Trade Unionists (CWTU) on March 11 in London.

Mike Clancy

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.

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