Today's the day! - Please support Britain's national library, its museums and other heritage organisations by tweeting a selfie tagged #high5heritage and copying it to @prospectunion. The Library and other organisations are threatened with cuts of up to 40% in the forthcoming Spending Review. Coming on top of the 30% inflicted between 2010 and 2015, … Continue reading #High5heritage

More pension issues

Members - and retired members - are lucky if they have not noticed the recent problems with MyCSP, the government's administrator for the Civil Service Pension Scheme. Whether seeking accurate figures for a Voluntary Exit compensation payment; a timely payment of pension after retirement; or simply an annual statement of pension expectations, British Library staff … Continue reading More pension issues

Heritage in a Cold Climate Summit

Despite the weather, on 26 January 2015, fifty Prospect members gathered in York to discuss problems in the heritage sector, including four from the British Library branch (Janet Ashton, Chris Martyn, John Tiplady and myself). Prospect Vice-President, Denise Maguire described the heritage sector as “A massive success story for the UK”. She introduced Prospect’s Heritage … Continue reading Heritage in a Cold Climate Summit