Rights at work blog

Rights at work blog


Stressed woman at work

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.


A crowd of women celebrates

Winning for women at work

Prospect has provided legal support to many women who challenged entrenched discrimination and harassment at work.


The not good enough work plan

The Government describes its Good Work Plan as the ‘largest upgrade in a generation to workplace rights’ but it is a huge missed opportunity to tackle the blight of insecure work.


A man with a box of employment items

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).


graphic of football pitch

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.