Our legal services

Bectu provides our members with expert advice and support at work and outside it. As a member of Bectu, you’ll have full access to our legal services, career support and training and professional representation.

Prospect’s legal services

As well as work-related advice and support, your membership gives you access to a high-quality, responsive and effective range of legal advice and services.

Please contact our member contact centre on 0300 600 1878 or by email to seek employment advice from Prospect.

Contact the LegalLine on 0800 587 1278 for free initial advice covering non-employment legal issues including:

  • personal injury: where an accident or illness is due to the negligence of the employer or non-work accidents, including road traffic accidents
  • clinical negligence
  • criminal injuries compensation
  • regulatory and criminal: criminal offences arising in the workplace and in the course of official duties
  • welfare benefits, plus
  • the union’s solicitors provide a range of other services at specially discounted rates for members. These include: conveyancing and property, probate, later life services (including powers of attorney)*

*members living in the Isle of Man or the Channel Islands, please check with your Prospect full-time negotiator for more information on services in these areas.