11 April 2018

Updating website privacy statements for the GDPR


Data Protection laws are undergoing a major upgrade when the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) supersedes the Data Protection Act on the 25th…

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28 February 2018

How do visitors access your website?


In a relatively short period of time, smartphones and tablets have completely changed the way we access the web. Long gone is the assumption that…

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31 January 2018

Why redirects are so important in website redesigns


When websites are redesigned or restructured, one mistake I come across a surprising amount of the time is a failure to use redirects properly. I’ve…

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30 November 2017

Which unions are the most influential on Twitter in 2017?


Towards the end of every year I take a look at which of the TUC-affiliated unions are the most influential on Twitter.

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8 September 2017

How big is your union website in 2017?


A couple of years ago, I looked at the sizes of the websites of all the TUC affiliated unions, to see how they compared. I’ve found myself coming…

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5 September 2017

OK Google, let’s talk unions


One of the latest frontiers in technology is voice controlled smart assistants. Systems like Apple’s Siri, Google Now and Microsoft’s Cortana have…

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22 June 2017

Trade Union Website League Table 2017


It’s time again for the annual trade union website league table. So how have the metrics changed in the last 12 months?

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14 June 2017

The rise of the semantic web


If ten years ago you were asked what the next major trend in website design would be, not many people would have mentioned ‘responsive design’.

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12 May 2017

Careersmart 2.0


Back in 2014, Prospect launched the Careersmart.org.uk website, providing information and guidance on careers and work issues from a union…

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28 February 2017

Never mind the DPA, here's the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)


When the UK’s Data Protection Act came into force in 1998, the term ‘Data Protection’ entered our vocabulary as a representation of the legal rights…

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