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Government action needed in light of job cuts at BAE
11 October 2017
Major UK defence contractor BAE Systems has announced that almost 2,000 jobs are likely to be cut in restructuring of part of the company.

Prospect speaks up for high-skilled defence jobs at TUC
12 September 2017
Prospect spoke up on behalf of UK defence and shipbuilding members at the TUC Congress today.

HEalth and safety risk at a shipyard
Delayed ships plan ‘shot in the arm’ for communities across UK
07 September 2017
Prospect welcomes many recommendations in much-delayed UK ship building strategy.

Royal Navy ship
Shipbuilding Strategy Boost For Rosyth
06 September 2017
The UK Government today launched it's new National Shipbuilding Strategy for the Navy. The strategy is heavily influenced by Sir John Parkers independent report published in 2016 which Prospect supported  

Stack of pension coins declining in size
Serco members concerned about review of pension provision
01 September 2017
Serco has written to hundreds of members of the Serco Pension and Life Assurance Scheme (“SPLAS”) about proposed changes to their pension provision.

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