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Prospect’s event at the Labour Party conference in Liverpool explained why a renaissance of trade union membership and collective bargaining would improve modern working life.

The UK chemicals sector is the second largest exporter to the EU with an annual turnover of £32 billion and total exports of £26 billion.

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Prospect asks Treasury Committee to examine government decision to review public sector pension cap 


Why are new schools being opened on temporary sites, sometimes before planning permission for their permanent homes has been given, and with the prospect of years of uncertainty over their long-term location?

The government unlawfully discriminated against unmarried couples by refusing to allow claims for widowed parent's allowance in cases where the surviving partner was not married to, or the civil partner of, the deceased. 


Defence Equipment and Support's performance management system under fire
  • 13-Sep-2018 10:40

Prospect members in Defence Equipment and Support are continuing their long-running battle against the organisation’s performance management system.

ECS Group professional seminar
  • 26-Sep-2018 09:40

The 2018 professional seminar of the Education and Children’s Services group will be held at the Birmingham Marriott Hotel on...

Unions back a just transition for energy workers
  • 11-Sep-2018 15:53

Trade union delegates at the Trade Union Congress in Manchester have voted to support a series of motions in favour...

Sally Bidgood – straight talking, frequently irreverent and always compelling
  • 10-Apr-2018 10:45

It is with great sadness that we have to announce the death of long-standing Prospect member Sally Bidgood early on Sunday...

Museum of London archaeologists take pay concerns to the board
  • 18-Jul-2018 15:50

Prospect members at Museum of London Archaeology have organised a petition asking MOLA’s board of directors and trustees to instruct...

Ericsson pay briefing, September 2018
  • 25-Sep-2018 15:15

Update on pay discussions with Ericsson

Prospect members reject MoJ pay offer
  • 17-Aug-2018 15:54

Prospect members in the Ministry of Justice have overwhelmingly rejected a five-year pay offer which would have meant significant changes...

No-deal Brexit risks damaging economy, research and living standards
  • 23-Aug-2018 14:16

Sue Ferns, Prospect’s senior deputy general secretary, responds to the government's latest Brexit assessment

Prospect warns of £5bn shortfall to frontline services due to public sector pension changes
  • 25-Sep-2018 09:00

Prospect asks Treasury Committee to examine government decision to review public sector pension cap 

More than just money needed to protect UK science
  • 22-Jun-2018 14:10

New Government science fund announced but Prospect warns more is needed to keep UK science internationally competitive

Women in football – what Prospect can do for you
  • 21-Feb-2018 09:34

Prospect is continuing its work with Women in Football as we seek to break down the barriers that women face...

Recognition gained at Exeter Airport
  • 19-Sep-2018 16:54

Prospect has now signed a recognition agreement with Exeter and Devon Airport for all Air Traffic Controllers and Assistants.