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Civil service lack resources to handle Article 50 negotiations, warns Prospect

Less than a quarter of the skilled workers who will be involved in negotiating and implementing the UK’s exit from the European Union believe that their organisation has the necessary skills to deal with Brexit, according to the findings of a new survey.
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Calls to rethink Magnox decision

Prospect has described news of the termination of the Cavendish Fluor Partnership contract for the Magnox and Calder Hall decommissioning sites as “extraordinary”.
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Workplace revolution means unions can’t stand still

  • 27 March 2017
  • TUC
How can we build strong, relevant, modern unions that can withstand the challenges of the changing economy and continue to grow? That was the theme running through a packed Unions 21 conference at the Royal College of Nursing in London on Tuesday (21 March).
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