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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.


No space for compromises in aviation safety

The UK’s airspace is full and our airports are at capacity. But the solution does not lie in more free-market models and cut-price competition. Prospect’s manifesto sets out what a post-Brexit aviation industry should look like


This Workers’ Memorial Day, remember: unionised workplaces are safer and healthier

Saturday is Workers’ Memorial Day, a day to commemorate those who have died or been injured at work and to fight for improved laws, enforcement and working conditions to make sure that these tragedies are never repeated.


Why Prospect is uniquely placed to face the digital future

Developments in digitisation, data and connectivity, evolving consumer preferences and disruptive corporate strategies will transform the environment in which many Prospect members work, says Philippa Childs.


Same-sex pension rights: the government has finally acted on a landmark court ruling

The government has finally responded to last year’s Supreme Court ruling on equal pension benefits for same-sex partners in the event of a scheme member’s death.


Illustration of GDPR acronym written out in full

Data protection: all you need to know about GDPR

The 1998 Data Protection Act sets out the rules on the use of people’s personal information that UK unions and other businesses need to follow. It followed a 1995 Directive from the EU on the protection, processing and movement of data.