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Satnam Ner
Leading Prospect rep, Satnam Ner has become the first black president of the Scottish Trades Union Congress.

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The Treasury’s pay remit guidance for the civil service published on 21 April shows contempt for the demands facing employees in the post-Brexit referendum world and is not fit for purpose, Prospect has warned.

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Mike Clancy responding to the news that the prime minister has called a snap general election for 8 June.
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Devonport YPN launches to great turnout
  • 21 March 2017

Young workers at the Devonport dockyard in Plymouth are providing an inspiring model for YPNs and the next generation of union members.


Scotland delays named person law again
  • 23 March 2017

Controversial plans to bring in a “named person” for every child in Scotland have been delayed for a second time as the Scottish Government announced it will bring in new legislation on how and when information on youngsters should be shared.


Exit cap risks nuclear pension reform
  • 06 April 2017

Prospect has called on the government to clarify its position on the cap on public sector redundancy payments – or risk derailing plans to reform pensions in the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s estate.


MPs’ plan to strip Environment Agency of flooding role is misguided
  • 02 November 2016

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.


NT branch: stand up for your selfie and win £100!
  • 21 December 2016

Prospect’s National Trust branch is appealing to its members to take a selfie of themselves at work that the committee can use to illustrate new promotional literature.


BT launches new approach to performance ratings for 2017/18
  • 03 April 2017

Prospect has been in discussion with BT about a new approach to performance management for some time – one that is more focussed on positive, regular conversations and less on process.


Supreme Court upholds principle of indirect discrimination in landmark case
  • 05 April 2017

The Supreme Court today (Wednesday 5 April) made a landmark ruling protecting employees against pay discrimination based on race or religious grounds.


Exit cap risks nuclear pension reform
  • 06 April 2017

Prospect has called on the government to clarify its position on the cap on public sector redundancy payments – or risk derailing plans to reform pensions in the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s estate.


Civil service pay cap fails to address skills gap
  • 21 April 2017

The Treasury’s pay remit guidance for the civil service published on 21 April shows contempt for the demands facing employees in the post-Brexit referendum world and is not fit for purpose, Prospect has warned.


Scientists and engineers bring Brexit concerns to Parliament
  • 07 March 2017

Prospect members from a wide range of science and engineering disciplines will tell MPs and Lords today (Tuesday 7 March) how uncertainties about Brexit are impacting on them and their organisations.


Scottish football referees pitch for a voice at work
  • 07 April 2017

Seven out of ten senior Scottish referees believe the fees paid by the Scottish Football Association do not reflect the time and effort they put into the job.


Prospect warns against remote towers for air traffic control
  • 26 April 2017

A proposal by Highland and Island Airports to replace skilled air traffic controllers with a centrally controlled remote tower system is being opposed by Prospect.


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