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An eraser rubs out the word stress on a blackboard
Work-related stress increases the risk of premature death among men who have diabetes, heart disease or have previously suffered a stroke, a major new study has found.

The ideas in a new report into corporate governance do not go far enough to tackle low workforce engagement

Emergency motion highlights the impact of cuts on UK infrastructure
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Civil service must not be left behind as pay cap eases
  • 30 May 2018

As reports emerge that Ministers are lobbying for the pay cap to be broken for the armed forces, Prospect argues that all public servants need a proper pay rise.

‘Government must act on postcode lottery of school fund allocation’
  • 12 April 2018

An independent report has criticised the handling of the first application round for the £140m strategic school improvement fund intended to target resources at schools in need of improvement.

Prospect signs recognition deal with LondonEnergy
  • 13 June 2018

A recognition agreement, more than 10 years in the making, has been signed between Prospect and LondonEnergy.

Sally Bidgood – straight talking, frequently irreverent and always compelling
  • 10 April 2018

It is with great sadness that we have to announce the death of long-standing Prospect member Sally Bidgood early on Sunday 18 March, writes Fiona Ainsworth, chair of the union’s branch at Kew

Royal Museums Greenwich workers strike again
  • 25 May 2018

Workers at Royal Museums Greenwich are going on strike today (Friday 25 May) for the third time as they try to resolve a number of issues resulting from contractual changes at the end of last year.

BT must find Gavin Patterson replacement fast
  • 08 June 2018

As the largest union for managers and specialists in BT, Prospect responds to news the Chief Executive is to step down

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

The Supreme Court made a landmark ruling protecting employees against pay discrimination based on race or religious grounds.

Prospect commits to balanced energy policy and nuclear power
  • 04 June 2018

Delegates back call for commission on long-term future of the energy industry and recommit to nuclear as part of balanced energy policy

BBC director general calls for renewal of public service values
  • 04 June 2018

Tony Hall, director general of the BBC, made a compelling case for a renaissance of public service values at Prospect’s conference today (4 June).

Prospect welcomes appointment of new Met Office Chairperson
  • 04 June 2018

Rob Woodward appointment welcomed by Prospect

Women in Football – What can Prospect do for you?
  • 21 February 2018

Prospect is continuing its work with Women in Football as we seek to break down the barriers that women face in the workplace and to champion equality. 

Skills and resilience must be part of the plan for Heathrow
  • 05 June 2018

Aviation union says government must not cut corners on third runway