Prospect has responded to a consultation on changes to the Babcock International Group Pension Scheme by calling on the company to adjust its proposals in order to ensure membership of the scheme remains an attractive and affordable benefit for members.>
The Scottish Government’s response to the recent consultation on a review of the education system is cause for significant concern.>
Energy regulator Ofgem has today announced that a National Grid Electricity System Operator company will be created within the National Grid Group, legally separate from the Electricity Transmission Owner.>
Prospect members in the Environment Agency have rejected a proposal from a group of MPs to strip the organisation of its role in managing flood risk, saying that a shake-up of current structures would be a costly distraction from key priority of protecting lives, homes and livelihoods.>
A one-day training course for union representatives will be held at New Prospect House in London on Thursday 20 July.>
The Supreme Court today (Wednesday 5 April) made a landmark ruling protecting employees against pay discrimination based on race or religious grounds.>
Mike Clancy, general secretary of Prospect, responding to the publication of the government’s position paper on leaving Euratom commented: “Whilst it is welcome that the government has set out its principles for Euratom, there is little reassurance in the new paper about the scale of the challenge facing the UK.>
After intensive lobbying and campaigning by Prospect and the other Civil Service Unions in Scotland, the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Constitution Derek Mackay this week agreed that pay settlement dates in the Scottish Government sector could be brought forward to April 2018, without a commensurate reduction in the pay award for 2017.
The government should think very carefully about the implications of its proposals on freedom of movement for science, technology and engineering skills>
Prospect has reached a mutually acceptable agreement for Southend United’s groundsman, Ken Hare, whose employment was terminated in January.>
Prospect has signed recognition agreement with Babcock Mission Critical Services (BCMS) for Engineering and Mechanical staff after two year battle.>
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