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Wellington boots in midair

School governance shouldn’t be a leap in the dark

It is a desperate commentary on English education policy in the late 2010s that a metaphor about leaping from a great height is frequently to be heard as headteachers and governors contemplate the future of their schools.


Gender inequality in pensions – a roadmap to nowhere?

Prospect has been very vocal about the problem of the gender pension gap.


Why LGBT STEM needs unions

Prospect warmly welcomed the first International Day of LGBT workers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) in 2018. And we'll be marking it again on 5 July 2019.


Person wearing a hearing aid

Disabled workers set priorities for year ahead

Leona Atkins, a senior software developer at the Met Office, reports back from the TUC disabled workers’ conference which was held in Bournemouth in May


Stack of pension coins declining in size

Is there a third way for private sector pensions?

Prospect’s pension policy can largely be summarised as fighting to defend defined benefit (DB) pensions for members who have them and campaigning to improve the quality of the defined contribution (DC) pension schemes that are generally available to other members.