24/09/2020

Koestler Arts comes to Napo’s AGM

Since 1962, Koestler Arts has been creating unique opportunities for men, women and young people in the criminal justice system to build wellbeing and self-confidence through […]
18/09/2020

Neurodiversity in the workplace

Neurodiversity is becoming the popular terminology for dyslexia, development coordination disorder – previously known as dyspraxia, dyscalculia, autism spectrum along with attention deficit & hyperactivity disorder […]
04/08/2020

HMP Stocken client fundraises for black education programme

On Friday 21 August, an HMP Stocken client will perform 8460 body-weight exercises to raise money for a black history education programme to be delivered to […]
08/07/2020

Statement to Members

The following statement to members is published as required by Section 32A of the TULRA. NAME OF UNION  – Napo STATEMENT TO MEMBERS ISSUED IN CONNECTION […]
01/07/2020

Napo Saddened by the passing of Sue Hall

Napo has been deeply saddened at the news of the passing of Sue Hall. Sue was a stalwart of probation. Sue was the former Chief Officer for […]
25/06/2020

Napo’s Commitment to Fighting Racism

At last week’s meeting of the NEC we reflected on recent events that have sparked a wave of protests across the world. The killing in the […]
21/05/2020

Time to talk about “a better recovery”

The TUC hosted a mini-conference (on zoom) to launch its new report A Better Recovery this week. The report sets out a plan to getting Britain […]
07/05/2020

Remember the forgotten generation

The switch of the traditional May Bank Holiday to Friday 8th, has been a cause of disorientation to many trade unionists who have May 1st built […]
07/05/2020

TUC and Napo in step on the response to easing of Lockdown

As we approach the Bank Holiday weekend the nation awaits the big announcement from Government on how they propose to ease the C19 ‘lockdown.’ One of […]
01/05/2020

Unions press Minister to extend Government Life Assurance Scheme for Probation staff and investigate impact of Covid19 on Black/BAME staff

Napo, UNISON and GMB have written to the Justice Minister Lucy Frazer to request that the Government’s £60,000 life assurance payment to the families/dependents of deceased […]
29/04/2020

MPs to probe misleading answer to PQ on Probation Pay

A Parliamentary Question put down by Liz Saville Roberts MP, Chair of the JUPG, was answered by Justice Minister, Lucy Frazer, last week. The MP asked […]
29/04/2020

Labour movement pays tribute to C19 victims

Yesterday (28th April) was International Workers Memorial Day. The “theme” of this year’s event was to have been stress, but this was overtaken by what is […]