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Prospect reps at the Tate have helped to secure one of the highest pay increases in the public sector.

Civil service pension scheme members should not have to bear the cost of the government’s unlawful discrimination against younger members of public sector pension schemes.

The civil service is failing to address diversity imbalances in performance management outcomes – despite being aware of the problem for several years.


Isabelle Colas, a barley research scientist at the James Hutton Institute in Dundee, explains why she is feeling angry and depressed

Conservative think tank, The Centre for Social Justice, made headlines with its suggestion to increase the state pension age to 75.


Government privatises defence fire and rescue
  • 1-Aug-2019 15:46

Prospect has condemned the government’s decision to award a 12-year contract worth £525m for defence fire services to Capita Business...

Prospect welcomes education select committee findings
  • 22-Jul-2019 15:37

The House of Commons Select Education Select Committee has published its report on school and college funding which has been...

Recognition deal for new branch at Baglan Bay power station
  • 19-Aug-2019 11:14

Prospect has signed a recognition agreement with the operators of Baglan Bay power station in South Wales to represent members...

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

Staff to begin action short of strike on 1 July

National Gallery reps secure 3% increase on basic pay
  • 22-Aug-2019 14:56

Prospect reps at the National Gallery have negotiated a 3% increase on basic pay for all eligible employees from 1...

BT Enterprise Service Consultations
  • 8-Aug-2019 16:22

Prospect provides members with an update on the reorganisation consultation currently taking place with BT Enterprise Service.

We also need investment in forensics if we are to reverse historically low conviction rates
  • 26-Jul-2019 10:54

The new prime minister has announced the recruitment of 20,000 police officers but without investment in other services it will...

Geological disposal best option for managing radioactive waste
  • 29-Jul-2019 14:43

Bruce McKirdy, managing director at Radioactive Waste Management, sets out why geological disposal is the best long-term option for managing...

Civil service unions issue warning to government on pensions
  • 19-Aug-2019 13:05

Civil service pension scheme members should not have to bear the cost of the government’s unlawful discrimination against younger members...

The prime minister's No Deal Brexit policy remains the biggest risk to science in the UK
  • 9-Aug-2019 10:26

The prime minister has announced that he wishes to make it easier for top scientists to come to the UK and...

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...

Update on dispute at Highlands and Islands Airports
  • 9-Aug-2019 17:39

Prospect have provided an update on the ongoing dispute at Highlands and Islands Airports Limited (HIAL)