Recruitment leaflets

Recruitment leaflets

Our recruitment leaflets help you to spread the word about Prospect and what we do.

Women's PPE: One size does not fit all   info
A report on a survey about women's Personal Protective Equipment which was run by Prospect and The Institute of Mechanical Engineers Support Network, The Womens Engineering Society, Women in Science and Engineering and the TUC.

How does Prospect benefit me as a young professional?   info
Prospect can support you when you're starting your professional career. We push for career development and lifelong learning; tackle discrimination and unfair treatment; campaign for work-life balance and provide advice on work-related problems

Have you ever wondered why people join a trade union?   info
Leaflet outlining the benefits of Prospect membership: protecting your interests at work, representing you to management, campaigning for jobs and standards, providing individual benefits and services, influencing employers and government.

Towards a sustainable aviation industry for the UK   info
Document setting out Prospect's vision of a sustainable aviation sector

Safety representatives and safety committees – Brown Book   info
The TUC/Prospect 'Brown book' sets out the regulations, codes of practice and guidance on the Safety Representatives and Safety Committees Regulations, 1977 and legislation that requires employers to consult with employees or safety representatives. March 2015 edition.

Member recruit member, leaflet for members in energy sector, updated 2019   info
Member recruit member, leaflet for members in energy sector (green cover), updated 2019

Member recruit member, general leaflet and application form   info
Leaflet and application form for our Member recruit member initiative. If you're signing up a colleague, this is the leaflet to use.

Raising our sights: good work in a fairer and stronger economy   info
Our six key components of good work are: Secure, interesting, fulfilling jobs; a culture based on trust and fairness; choice and control over hours; reward and effort in balance; degree of control over pace of work and environment; employee voice.

I’m a Prospect member – ask me how to join   info
A5 landscape tent card to put on work desks to aid recruitment

The information revolution: what does it mean for Prospect members?   info
This document covers the issues for Prospect’s managers and professionals in communications, and the impacts within their workplaces.

At your service – Thank you to Prospect   info
Members express their thanks after Prospect’s crucial High Court victory in a test case over the enduring pension protection provided by the Energy Act 2004

I'm Not A Number... I'm a microbiologist   info
Part of the I'm Not A Number campaign – It takes years of training to become a qualified microbiologist like Dave Roberts. His work enhances our understanding of biodiversity and some of the smallest living organisms on our planet

I'm Not A Number... I'm a forensic scientist   info
Part of the I'm Not A Number campaign – Detailed analytical expertise is vital to convict the guilty and exonerate the innocent. As a forensic biologist, Suzanne Armitage is a key member of a team that has helped secure convictions in many high-profile criminal cases

I'm Not A Number... I'm a particle physicist   info
Part of the I'm Not A Number campaign – Particle physics sounds theoretical - but it has huge practical application. Peter Williams is one of a breed of UK scientists bringing valuable new technologies to industry and our health service

I'm Not A Number... I'm a defence scientist   info
Part of the I'm Not A Number campaign – Modern technology has tranformed the way our armed forces are equipped and operate. Without state-of-the-art support from scientists like Darren Coe, the UK would lose its leading edge in the field

I'm Not A Number... I'm a defence engineer   info
Part of the I'm Not A Number campaign – It takes years of training to become a qualified defence engineer like Robert Wood. His skills and experience ensure the equipment used by our front line forces can meet the demands of modern warfare.

I'm Not A Number... I'm a climate scientist   info
Part of the I'm Not A Number campaign – Sue Benham is an expert in applied environmental science. Tackling climate change – and reducing CO2 emissions – is one of the biggest challenges we face. The UK’s climate scientists play a vital role in monitoring change and seeking solutions

Challenges in the generation and support of front line forces   info
An analysis by Professor Trevor Taylor, Professorial Research Fellow, Royal United Services Institute, and Brigadier (Retired) Jim Campbell, Independent Defence Acquisition Consultant – January 2011.

Who's looking after British science? Briefing   info
Prospect's view of the current state of British science.

I'm on a personal contract. Can the union protect me?   info
Even if you're on a personal contract, you have every reason to join a union and receive advice and support on individual and collective matters. This leaflet explains what Prospect can offer.

Become a pension champion   info
Pension Champions are a new type of union rep who are trained to help their colleagues access information about pensions.

Action Taken   info
Action taken on motions submitted to Prospect biennial national conference 19-21 May 2008 plus policies of the union

Are you new to conference?   info
Information of a pre-conference meeting

Access All Areas – access policy for Prospect events   info
Prospect aims to do all it can to ensure its events are accessible for disabled participants. This policy provides a checklist of issues for Prospect staff and branches to bear in mind when organising their events [disability]

Eligibility for research council funding   info
In October 2006 the Office of Science and Innovation announced changes to the criteria for eligibility fo research funding. This briefing explains why Prospect believes this change threatens partnership between British scientists and could turn the clock back 20 years.

Transferring public sector science labs to universities   info
At least six public sector research institutes have transferred their staff to universities since 1997. Five more are scheduled to do so by April 2008. Is this good or bad for British science?

Map of public sector science labs and sites   info
This map shows the location of public sector labs and sites, with an indication as to whether they are closed or face closure; have suffered redundancies or early retirements; have or will be transferred to a university; will suffer under current funding arrangements; or whose future funding levels are uncertain.

Impact of science funding cuts   info
British science has taken three sucker punches since July 2006. In February 2007, £68m was taken away from the research councils - money that had been ring-fenced for science. In October 2006, far-reaching changes were announced to the eligibility criteria for research council funding. And in July 2006, all Defra's agencies and public bodies were instructed to make in-year cuts to their budgets. This briefing looks at the impact of all these cuts.

Charter for British science   info
Today there is no central oversight for the health of the nation's science base. Who is looking after British science? Prospect's charter spells out what needs to be done to protect public science.

Who's looking after Defra science?   info
This is the third in our series of briefings about public sector science. It looks at the work carried out by scientists in the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, which touches many areas of our daily life: water, food, air, land, people, animals and plants.