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Is there a bright union future?

Sue Ferns  |  11 September 2017

The Taylor review is a start but not the blueprint many had hoped for, writes Sue Ferns Ten years on from the financial crash there is no doubt that British workers are still feeling the heat. While we might not have experienced mass unemployment as in previous recessions, a decade of austerity, falling wages and rising …

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Opening up the civil service

Sue Ferns  |  8 November 2012

Andrew Adonis recently renewed his call for a Whitehall apprenticeship scheme. Prospect, the union representing 34,000 professionals and specialists across the civil service, strongly agrees that the government needs to do more to demonstrate its role as a good employer in this area. The fact of the matter is that last time we asked, Civil …

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