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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.


Invest now so we can thrive in a smart future

Prospect negotiations officer Mike MacDonald says we must invest in our skills and new technology to drag our aging energy systems into the 21st century.


Why we’re celebrating the first international day of LGBT in STEM

More diversity and inclusion in STEM means better science – that's why organisations and institutions should support LGBT STEM day on 5 July, says Andrea Bandelli, executive director at Science Gallery, Dublin


Ferrybridge Power station in Yorkshire

Delivering the UK’s energy transition

There’s no doubt that the energy sector is in the midst of a radical transition.


Scientist in lab with test tube

Protecting our critical public services

Later today, Prospect’s biennial national conference will be debating a range of motions related to social and public policy.


Prospect general secretary Mike Clancy

Modern unions and a new capitalism needed to solve the productivity puzzle

On the surface, yesterday’s trade union membership statistics appeared to give a welcome boost to the labour movement, with a 19,000 increase in membership last year.