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Judge's gavel
The supreme court has ruled today that employment tribunal fees charged since 2013 are unlawful.

Prospect/National Trust camper van
Prospect is encouraging members in Northern Ireland to join them on the Belfast Pride March on 5 August, and to bring their families, friends and colleagues along.

Prospect members protesting against public sector pay restraint at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton in September 2015
The SSRB’s report on pay for the senior civil service pours scorn on the Chancellor’s assertion that public sector workers are overpaid
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MoD Main Pay Review 2017
  • 27 July 2017

The MoD has now written setting out its final 2017 pay offer.

Scottish education reform plans under fire
  • 16 June 2017

The Scottish Government’s response to the recent consultation on a review of the education system is cause for significant concern. 

Nuclear priorities in times of change
  • 19 July 2017

Delegates at Prospect's energy supply industry sector conference in London on 3 July joined in a lively question and answer session after hearing three guest speakers present the challenges and opportunities facing the UK’s nuclear industry.

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.

One-day training course for reps – a few spaces left
  • 20 June 2017

A one-day training course for union representatives will be held at New Prospect House in London on Thursday 20 July.

Update on 2017 Reward Framework Pay
  • 26 July 2017

Following the consultative ballot of members in BT on the company's decision to freeze basic pay for managers and specialists on or linked to the Reward Framework. Prospects BT Committee have taken a number of steps to progress the campaign. Here is an update.


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.

Still no answers on Euratom
  • 13 July 2017

Mike Clancy, general secretary of Prospect, responding to the publication of the government’s position paper on leaving Euratom commented: “Whilst it is welcome that the government has set out its principles for Euratom, there is little reassurance in the new paper about the scale of the challenge facing the UK.

2018 Civil & Public Service Pay Award Dates Brought forward in Scotland
  • 28 July 2017

After intensive lobbying and campaigning by Prospect and the other Civil Service Unions in Scotland, the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Constitution Derek Mackay this week agreed that pay settlement dates in the Scottish Government sector could be brought forward to April 2018, without a commensurate reduction in the pay award for 2017.


Scientists’ union responds to immigration bill
  • 21 June 2017

The government should think very carefully about the implications of its proposals on freedom of movement for science, technology and engineering skills

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.

EU plan on air traffic strikes 'a distraction'
  • 07 June 2017

European Commission proposals to tackle disruption and cancellation of flights by tightening union laws are a distraction from the important issues facing the European aviation industry, says Prospect.

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