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The union's Education and Children's Services group welcomes a recent independent report into the ongoing role of councils in school improvement and calls on the education minister to address concerns raised.

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The National Audit Office report is clear - the government must take a more proactive role in identifying and tackling STEM skills priorities

National Trust for Scotland will start consulting its staff about redundancies for the second time in less than two years.

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LATEST STORIES FROM OUR INDUSTRIES

Early decision needed on Class 31e shipbuilding contracts
  • 8-Jan-2018 10:50

Prospect urges quick conclusion on frigate contracts  

Prospect welcomes report into role of councils in school improvement
  • 17-Jan-2018 16:46

The union's Education and Children's Services group welcomes a recent independent report into the ongoing role of councils in school...

Unanswered nuclear Brexit questions leave MPs puzzled
  • 15-Jan-2018 13:02

Prospect senior deputy general secretary Sue Ferns said:

Ten things you didn’t know about Prospect’s work in environment and rural affairs
  • 16-Oct-2017 10:00

Geraldine O’Connell, Prospect national secretary, talks about the union’s work in environment and rural affairs.

Prospect union vows to fight front line job cuts at National Trust for Scotland
  • 16-Jan-2018 09:40

National Trust for Scotland will start consulting its staff about redundancies for the second time in less than two years....

Telefonica Pay Ballot 2018
  • 11-Jan-2018 11:35

You will be aware that Prospect have been involved in negotiations with Telefonica UK over pay rates for 2018. Those...

Supreme Court upholds principle of indirect discrimination in landmark case
  • 5-Apr-2017 10:37

The Supreme Court today (Wednesday 5 April) made a landmark ruling protecting employees against pay discrimination based on race or...

Unanswered nuclear Brexit questions leave MPs puzzled
  • 15-Jan-2018 13:02

Prospect senior deputy general secretary Sue Ferns said:

Government STEM skills gap work not good enough
  • 17-Jan-2018 10:15

The National Audit Office report is clear - the government must take a more proactive role in identifying and tackling STEM...

Government STEM skills gap work not good enough
  • 17-Jan-2018 10:15

The National Audit Office report is clear - the government must take a more proactive role in identifying and tackling STEM...

Ten things you didn’t know about Prospect’s work in sport
  • 16-Oct-2017 10:00

Alan Leighton, Prospect national secretary, talks about the union’s work in sport.

Safety, jobs and prosperity at risk in new Highland airports report
  • 9-Jan-2018 11:02

Air traffic controllers (ATC) union Prospect yesterday raised significant concerns about proposals by lifeline service provider Highlands and Islands Airports...