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Pensions green paper fails to address key problems, says Prospect union

  • 21 February 2017
The government’s green paper on the security and sustainability of defined benefit pension schemes shows there is no coherent, long-term policy for tackling the challenges facing occupational pensions provision, Prospect union warned today.
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Prospect members accept AWE pensions offer after winning concessions

Prospect members working for the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) have voted to accept the company’s final offer on pensions and end their industrial action.
AWE reps and Richard Tabbner (centre) outside MOD

Union accuses former head of National Grid of complacency on energy margins

  • 30 January 2017
Steve Holliday, the former head of National Grid, is being complacent in his assertion that the UK has enough energy capacity – even on the coldest days when demand is highest.
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Prospect union highlights security risk to Scotland’s strategic assets

Highlands and Islands Airports’ plans to stop bag and body searches at three airports could leave Scotland’s major strategic assets vulnerable to attack, Prospect has warned.
Sign at Scotland's Barra airport

Scottish schools shake-up must value local authority input, says Prospect union

Local authorities should remain the cornerstone of provision for state schools in Scotland, Prospect union has said in response to a Scottish Government consultation on governance in education.

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