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Prospect reps at the UK Hydrographic Office are leading the way in tackling the stigma and embarrassment around the menopause

Extending mandatory pay gap reporting to cover protected characteristics like ethnicity and disability could encourage firms to take meaningful action to increase diversity and reduce inequality.

Helen Balami, head of The Migraine Trust’s advocacy service reports on its latest campaign

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Keep Britain afloat and save 40,000 jobs
  • 07 May 2019

Engineering and shipbuilding unions have launched a campaign to save 40,000 shipbuilding jobs being put at risk by the government’s decision to put naval contracts out to international competition.


ECSG from the frontline: April 2019
  • 24 April 2019

Prospect negotiators for the education and children's services group give their updates from the last month.


Waiting for the wind to change
  • 14 June 2019

More than 10 years since he completed his Master’s degree in Renewable Energy Systems Technologies, Paul Clarke, has finally made the switch from coal generation to offshore wind power. He tells Boc Ly how he waited and waited before landing his dream job in renewables.


Prospect members take Natural England campaign to parliament
  • 12 March 2019

Reps from Natural England launch report in the House of Commons


Science Museum Group to ballot on industrial action over pay
  • 10 June 2019

Prospect union is to ballot its members in Science Museum Group (SMG) on industrial action after the group imposed a general below inflation pay rise of 1.5%.


Prospect responds to BT’s Better Workplace programme
  • 05 June 2019

Statement for BT members following the announcement of ‘The Better Workplace Programme’


Seven-year legal battle brings discrimination victory for dozens of civil servants
  • 06 March 2019

Almost 50 civil servants who were discriminated against due to their race or age by the Home Office have together secured more than £1m in compensation following a tribunal hearing.


Investment across all low carbon generation, including nuclear, is essential
  • 07 June 2019

Strong case for investing in new nuclear as part of a robust and varied energy mix, Prospect research suggests 


Prime minister’s final snub for civil service
  • 13 June 2019

The civil service pay remit guidance, published today, represents a final snub from the outgoing prime minister to the civil servants who have kept the government running.

 


Reaching for the stars
  • 22 May 2019

Prospect member Rain Irshad has been nominated for a Rising Star award from WeAreTheCity, a female development organisation.


Prospect statement following reports referee targeted with threatening messages
  • 07 January 2019

Prospect, the independent union for Professional Referees in Scotland, is appalled by media reports that a referee may have been targeted with threatening messages.


Prospect suspends strike at Highlands and Islands Airports
  • 05 June 2019

Prospect has suspended its planned strike action on 12 June following a revised pay offer from Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd