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Contractors, freelancers and agency workers need better rights at work

The nature of the labour market has been changing for several decades but the situation has become more complex in recent times because of the growth of zero hours contracts and the rise of platform-based work (as seen in recent high-profile cases with Uber, Deliveroo and Pimlico Plumbers).


Why we’re celebrating the first international day of LGBT in STEM

More diversity and inclusion in STEM means better science – that's why organisations and institutions should support LGBT STEM day on 5 July, says Andrea Bandelli, executive director at Science Gallery, Dublin


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Football fever: avoiding a red card in the workplace

As World Cup football fever grips fans, this is a timely reminder of our advice on avoiding a red card in the workplace. 


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Delivering the UK’s energy transition

There’s no doubt that the energy sector is in the midst of a radical transition.


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Protecting our critical public services

Later today, Prospect’s biennial national conference will be debating a range of motions related to social and public policy.