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Ministry of Justice pay award for 2016

  • 26 July 2016
  • Pay
The Ministry of Justice has issued final details of the 2016 pay award proposals. On-going pay restraint and an overall paybill cap of 1% as set out by the Cabinet Office guidance, mean issues like a decent consolidated increase for all cannot be addressed.

Health and safety sentencing guidelines offer "the promise of some teeth"

Pattinson & Brewer, Prospect's solicitors, outline why the new sentencing guidelines for health and safety infringements offer some hope that the playing field may being levelled after years of health and safety laws being diluted and ridiculed as 'red tape' 
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Prospect members win employment rights at tribunal

Five Prospect members, working as teachers in the prison service, have succeeded in their legal bid to be recognised as employees with full statutory rights.

Sessional Chaplains to consider employment status proposals

  • 26 February 2016
For some time now Prospect has been engaged in negotiations with NOMS over the pay and terms and conditions of Sessional Chaplains.

Government ‘review’ of tribunal fees

The government has today issued the terms of reference for a review of employment tribunal fees

Labour slams FSS closure
28 February 2012