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The new prime minister has announced the recruitment of 20,000 police officers but without investment in other services it will have limited impact.

Union leaders have laid down the gauntlet and asked political party leaders to pledge to end attacks on the civil service.

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Highways England’s chief executive, Jim O’Sullivan, is not just in charge of the nation’s roads network. This summer he also became involved in another sort of network.


Defence workers stand firm on cuts to terms and conditions
  • 12 September 2019

Prospect reps in the Ministry of Defence have reiterated their position that they will not accept cuts to terms and conditions to fund pay rises.

Prospect welcomes education select committee findings
  • 22 July 2019

The House of Commons Select Education Select Committee has published its report on school and college funding which has been welcomed by Prospect’s Education and Children’s Services Group.

This fall in the cost of renewables must not come at the expense of working conditions
  • 20 September 2019

The Department of Business Energy and Industrial Strategy today announced the results of its third renewable energy CFD auction which helps to support low carbon generation. and determines the strike price for future generation. Only some renewable technologies are included, for example onshore wind and solar are not.

Prospect concerned at threat to Scotland's disease surveillance capability
  • 22 August 2019

Prospect is calling on Scotland's Rural College and the Scottish Government to urgently review proposals to close regional post-mortem facilities resulting in the loss of key scientific, research and analytical expertise vital for disease control.

Scottish Government approves Historic Environment Scotland’s pay offer
  • 17 September 2019

Reps in Historic Environment Scotland are recommending that members vote to accept their pay offer for 2019-2020.

Tech workers need a collective voice
  • 09 September 2019

A Prospect motion calling for a greater role for workers in developing and deploying new technology at work was passed by delegates at the Trades Union Congress in Brighton.

We also need investment in forensics if we are to reverse historically low conviction rates
  • 26 July 2019

The new prime minister has announced the recruitment of 20,000 police officers but without investment in other services it will have limited impact.

Unions vote for action on climate crisis
  • 10 September 2019

Climate took centre stage at the Trades Union Congress on Tuesday afternoon as delegates backed motions on the climate crisis, green jobs and a Just Transition for workers

Prospect condemns Home Office treatment of its specialist staff
  • 18 September 2019

Home Office treatment of its specialist staff is ‘deplorable’, says Prospect.

James Hutton Institute announces significant redundancies
  • 19 September 2019

Management at the James Hutton Institute has announced a consultation on a redundancy and restructuring programme that is expected to lead to a significant job cuts


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 response to closure of Gibraltar Airport on Sunday 15 September
  • 18 September 2019

On the evening of Sunday 15 September Gibraltar Airport closed