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Training bonds in aviation

Training bonds are very common across aviation – especially for engineers, air traffic specialists and pilots. As with any contract, they are enforceable but it does depend on the wording.


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Burnout is now officially a work-based syndrome

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently declared burnout an “occupational phenomenon” and it is now categorised as an official medical condition.


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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.