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This year’s Senior Salary Review Board (SSRB) report confirms the glacial approach to pay reform in the civil service and the need for urgent change both for the Senior Civil Service and for the grades that sit below it.

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Following news that police officers, the military, teachers, dentists and others will receive pay rises of at least 2.5 per cent, Prospect have hit back at government policy that will see civil servants receive just 1-2 per cent.

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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.

RECENT BLOGS

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.

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

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  • 18-Jul-2019 15:09

BECTU sector of Prospect are seeking nominations for your Digital Division Committee

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  • 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...

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

Government cap again singles out the civil service for the harshest treatment on pay
  • 22-Jul-2019 13:06

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  • 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.