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EU and UK flags on a flat surface

BAME would like to meet … Brexit

On the 23 June 2016, the UK voted to leave the EU. The UK government has now reached an agreement with the EU on citizens’ rights. The agreement will provide EU citizens and family members living in the UK certainty about their rights and, most importantly, allow them to stay here....


Prospect BECTU Birthday

Our union, one year on

Prospect senior deputy general secretary Sue Ferns and joint president of the BECTU sector Ann Jones look back on the first year of our merged union


Prospect general secretary Mike Clancy

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...


Wilbury unconscious bias 2017 film launch

Breaking the bias barrier: beyond career stereotypes

Unions, employers, schools and other stakeholders can all help break the bias barrier. This was the message from a Prospect event in central London on Monday (15 January) to launch a film that broadens the horizons of primary school children.


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...