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Workers at Royal Museums Greenwich are going on strike today (Friday 25 May) for the third time as they try to resolve a number of issues resulting from contractual changes at the end of last year.

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DSTL has been named as on of the top 100 employers for school leavers, but Prospect has warned that urgent action on competitive pay is needed to help retain skilled staff

The unfolding row over UK participation in the EU's Galileo satellite programme demonstrates the need to recognise the structures and values to underpin international science collaboration.
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Urgent action needed on pay at DSTL despite award
  • 24 May 2018

DSTL has been named as on of the top 100 employers for school leavers, but Prospect has warned that urgent action on competitive pay is needed to help retain skilled staff


‘Government must act on postcode lottery of school fund allocation’
  • 12 April 2018

An independent report has criticised the handling of the first application round for the £140m strategic school improvement fund intended to target resources at schools in need of improvement.


Major government clarification on Brexit and science is welcome
  • 21 May 2018

PM calls for opportunity for UK to fully associate with Euratom R&T and the successor to Horizon 2020 


Sally Bidgood – straight talking, frequently irreverent and always compelling
  • 10 April 2018

It is with great sadness that we have to announce the death of long-standing Prospect member Sally Bidgood early on Sunday 18 March, writes Fiona Ainsworth, chair of the union’s branch at Kew


Royal Museums Greenwich workers strike again
  • 25 May 2018

Workers at Royal Museums Greenwich are going on strike today (Friday 25 May) for the third time as they try to resolve a number of issues resulting from contractual changes at the end of last year.


Prospect Adastral Park members meet to discuss job cuts
  • 24 May 2018

Prospect members of BT’s Adastral Park will meet today against a backdrop of potential job losses announced earlier this month.


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.


Major government clarification on Brexit and science is welcome
  • 21 May 2018

PM calls for opportunity for UK to fully associate with Euratom R&T and the successor to Horizon 2020 


Urgent action needed on pay at DSTL despite award
  • 24 May 2018

DSTL has been named as on of the top 100 employers for school leavers, but Prospect has warned that urgent action on competitive pay is needed to help retain skilled staff


Galileo demonstrates world does not revolve around the UK
  • 24 May 2018

The unfolding row over UK participation in the EU's Galileo satellite programme demonstrates the need to recognise the structures and values to underpin international science collaboration.


Women in Football – What can Prospect do for you?
  • 21 February 2018

Prospect is continuing its work with Women in Football as we seek to break down the barriers that women face in the workplace and to champion equality. 


DVSA tackles bullying and harassment
  • 01 May 2018

Mutual respect in the workplace is a human right, says the chief executive of the DVSA. He has made it his personal business to tackle bullying and harassment, and Prospect reps are on board