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Calls to rethink Magnox decision

Prospect has described news of the termination of the Cavendish Fluor Partnership contract for the Magnox and Calder Hall decommissioning sites as “extraordinary”.
BNFL Sellafield site

Workplace revolution means unions can’t stand still

  • 27 March 2017
  • TUC
How can we build strong, relevant, modern unions that can withstand the challenges of the changing economy and continue to grow? That was the theme running through a packed Unions 21 conference at the Royal College of Nursing in London on Tuesday (21 March).
Unions 21 Conference 2017

UK will lose out in Brexit negotiations without specialist skills

Professionals, managers and specialists in the civil service have endorsed today’s report from the National Audit Office on civil service capability
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Scotland delays named person law again

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.
Troubled child Thinkstock

MPs tell government to honour pension promises made to nuclear workers

Government proposals to override legislation protecting nuclear workers’ pensions were condemned by Patricia Gibson, MP for North Ayrshire and Arran, in a debate in Westminster Hall on 21 March 2017
Westminster signpost and Big Ben

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