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Prospect and BECTU unions hail merger vote

BECTU, the media and entertainment union, is to merge with Prospect next year after its membership voted decisively in favour of joining forces with the professionals’ union.  The two month-long ballot saw 83% of BECTU members who took part vote “yes” to the merger plan.   
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Prospect calls for Holyrood intervention over NTS restructure

Concern is growing that the proposed National Trust for Scotland restructure could damage the conservation body, according to a survey of NTS members by specialists’ union Prospect.
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Close gender pay gap to address skills shortages, says Prospect

Specialists’ union Prospect says efforts to close the gender pay gap must be redoubled in the interests of both fairness and the economy. It follows research from the IFS think tank showing that women’s remuneration still lags men’s by 18% on average, with the gap widening when women decide to have children.
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Wanted: New MoD PM system
19 July 2016

Prospect looks forward to working with MoD to develop a “new and better system” for performance management over the summer.


Opening new grammar schools would be a backward step
26 August 2016

Education and children’s services professionals in Prospect say opening more grammar schools risks increasing rather than reducing existing inequalities among school children.


Prospect union slams UK’s “chaotic” energy policy
29 July 2016

The government’s move to further delay a decision on building Hinkley Point C is “chaotic and potentially disastrous”


London Waste offer 2.5% pay increase for 2016
16 May 2016

Prospect has concluded negotiations with London Waste on the 2016 pay offer. The company offered a 2.3% increase to basic pay and bonus payments of up to £550, based on meeting key performance indicators (KPIs).

 


Prospect calls for Holyrood intervention over NTS restructure
26 August 2016

Concern is growing that the proposed National Trust for Scotland restructure could damage the conservation body, according to a survey of NTS members by specialists’ union Prospect.


Prospect and BECTU unions hail merger vote
30 August 2016

BECTU, the media and entertainment union, is to merge with Prospect next year after its membership voted decisively in favour of joining forces with the professionals’ union.  The two month-long ballot saw 83% of BECTU members who took part vote “yes” to the merger plan.   


Prospect branch notes MoJ pay award 2016
26 July 2016

The MoJ has issued final details of the 2016 pay award proposals. On-going pay restraint, and an overall paybill cap of 1% as set out by the Cabinet Office guidance, mean certain issues cannot be addressed, such as a decent consolidated increase for all. However this year’s pay award will allow many more staff to receive a consolidated pay award than in recent years. As such the final offer has not been agreed by Prospect, rather our Branch will be ‘noting’ it, enabling any inc


Prospect union slams UK’s “chaotic” energy policy
29 July 2016

The government’s move to further delay a decision on building Hinkley Point C is “chaotic and potentially disastrous”


Prospect rejects Cabinet Office pay offer for 2016
11 August 2016

Prospect has rejected the Cabinet Office’s pay offer for 2016 which is based on an increase calculated at 1% of the mid-point of pay ranges.

 


Disjointed growth plan puts 9% of NPL staff at risk
03 August 2016

Prospect, the union for all staff working at the world-leading National Physical Laboratory, has warned that decades of scientific knowledge and experience may be lost as the result of a business strategy which could see up to 9% of the near 800-strong workforce made redundant.


Football fringe tackles challenges faced by women in the sport
19 May 2016

Prospect was pleased to welcome Women in Football to national conference.


Unions and AGS Airports make pensions breakthrough
13 July 2016

Prospect and Unite have welcomed a new offer from AGS Airports on the company’s defined benefit pension scheme.


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