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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.


2014 Local Government Pension Scheme - What do I need to know?

How do the reforms introduced in 2014 affect members in the Local Government Pension Scheme? Our Assistant Pensions Officer, Stewart Mott, explains


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DEFRA and Britain’s science and technology sector must be protected through Brexit

It feels like groundhog day. Yet another week goes by and we’re still waiting for detailed updates on government policy on areas that will change because of Brexit.


Mental health: what we can learn from a 100-year-old study

Bonds between employees are vital for managing stress and combating isolation