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Prospect Extra’s collective energy switch is back and could save you £573* a year on your energy bills.

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The Conservative party's failure to mention nuclear energy in its manifesto is worrying, says the largest union representing workers in the nuclear sector.

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The UK will face a tougher challenge negotiating on Brexit and delivering public services if the Conservative party manifesto is to be believed
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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.

Unions and councils agree new Soulbury deal on pay and conditions
  • 24 May 2017

National secretary Steve Thomas explains the terms of a new agreement between unions representing non-teaching professionals and the local authorities who employ them, represented by the Local Government Association.

Prospect calls for balanced energy strategy for Scotland
  • 23 May 2017

Prospect has submitted its response to the Scottish Government's consultation on the future of energy in Scotland

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.

Prospect grills Scottish Westminster hopefuls
  • 22 May 2017

Prospect has sent wide-ranging questions to 20 candidates in five constituencies across Scotland




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.

Prospect grills Scottish Westminster hopefuls
  • 22 May 2017

Prospect has sent wide-ranging questions to 20 candidates in five constituencies across Scotland




Changes to off-payroll working in the public sector
  • 24 May 2017

Members in the Education and Children’s Services group have been contacting Prospect for advice about the impact of changes to tax legislation on those doing self-employed consultancy work for public sector bodies.

Engineering is not just hard hats and greasy pipes!
  • 09 May 2017

Only 9% of the engineers in the UK are women – which is why Prospect has been working with external stakeholders to inspire, attract, recruit and retain more women in engineering and technology.

Southend United groundsman, Ken Hare, reaches settlement with the club
  • 05 May 2017

Prospect has reached a mutually acceptable agreement for Southend United’s groundsman, Ken Hare, whose employment was terminated in January.

Prospect wins recognition for helicopter engineers
  • 12 May 2017

After a campaign lasting nearly two years, Prospect has won the right to be recognised for collective bargaining at Babcock Mission Critical Services (BMCS). Staff voted overwhelmingly in favour of recognition.

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