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Why have over 142,000 people decided to join Prospect?

We're not just about representation and fairness at work...


Following repeated attacks in the media on the integrity and impartiality of the civil service, and culminating in the events leading to the resignation of Sir Kim Darroch, Prospect and the FDA have written an open letter on the subject.

The BT committee is urging members to vote YES in the ballot, as the company’s final offer is a demonstrable improvement from its starting point.


It is a desperate commentary on English education policy in the late 2010s that a metaphor about leaping from a great height is frequently to be heard as headteachers and governors contemplate the future of their schools.

Prospect has been very vocal about the problem of the gender pension gap.


Keep Britain afloat and save 40,000 jobs
  • 7-May-2019 12:41

Engineering and shipbuilding unions have launched a campaign to save 40,000 shipbuilding jobs being put at risk by the government’s...

Diana Robinson: art teacher to SEND expert
  • 17-Jul-2019 11:22

Diana Robinson, who sits on Prospect’s Education and Children’s Services Group Executive Council, talks about her career, her union activism...

Unions call for 'Just Transition' commission
  • 8-Jul-2019 00:01

The TUC has published “A just transition to a greener, fairer economy” – a roadmap to meeting the needs of...

Environment Agency staff to take action on pay
  • 24-Jun-2019 15:13

Staff to begin action short of strike on 1 July

Science Museum Group staff vote overwhelmingly for industrial action
  • 3-Jul-2019 09:19

Prospect union members in the Science Museum Group (SMG) have voted overwhelmingly for industrial action over pay. Almost 80% of...

Openreach FND Regional reorganisation
  • 18-Jul-2019 12:00

Prospect continues to hold discussions with the Openreach FND team on its decision to pause the reorganisation of the regional...

Supreme Court denies govt appeal of firefighters and judges' pensions
  • 10-Jul-2019 11:44

The Supreme Court has denied the government the opportunity to appeal against the Court of Appeal’s ruling that existing firefighters...

Welcome for big milestone at Hinkley Point C
  • 28-Jun-2019 00:01

Completion of the base for the first reactor, known as “J-zero”, means that construction of the nuclear buildings above ground...

Joint letter from Prospect and the FDA, defending civil servants and their impartiality
  • 13-Jul-2019 20:59

Following repeated attacks in the media on the integrity and impartiality of the civil service, and culminating in the events...

Review Threatens Harwell Institute
  • 18-Jun-2019 00:01

Staff were shocked to hear on 18 June 2019 that a review into the future of the Harwell Institute has...

Prospect statement following reports referee targeted with threatening messages
  • 7-Jan-2019 13:50

Prospect, the independent union for Professional Referees in Scotland, is appalled by media reports that a referee may have been...

NATS Gibraltar air traffic controllers to be balloted on industrial action
  • 9-Jul-2019 09:55

Prospect is to ballot its members in NATS Gibraltar for industrial action over pay.