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Running down the civil service is no way to run Brexit

The UK will enter negotiations with one hand tied behind its back unless it addresses concerns over civil service capacity and workloads.

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Case throws up big questions about oversight in academy schools

The oversight of thousands of publicly-funded academy schools, which once operated under the auspices of their local authorities but are now subject to semi-private management by charitable trusts, is a mess.

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Innovation is key to winning young union members

Abigail Rumsey, a Prospect delegate at the TUC young workers’ conference, reflects on why the union must embrace technology as part of its organising strategy.

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Celebrating 60 years with the British Safety Council

The British Safety Council celebrated 60 years of campaigning and saving lives at the Regent Street Cinema in London in March.

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Unions are most effective when they focus on a common goal

The changing world of work poses plenty of challenges for unions. Some of these are thrown into sharper relief by the rise of the gig economy and the uncertain shadow of Brexit.

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