28/08/2019

Narcotics Anonymous at Napo AGM

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is delighted to be having a stall at this year’s Napo AGM.  NA works closely with probation and prison services throughout the UK. […]
28/08/2019

Running for Edridge

Jo Perkins and Steve Hewitt, from The Mercia Branch, successfully ran the 100km Race to the Stones on 13th July to raise money for The Edridge […]
28/08/2019

Longford Trust: unlocking service users’ potential

It is early summer in the Longford Trust’s office, and our small team is working through the 100 or so applications from serving and ex-prisoners who […]
28/08/2019

Napo health and safety training

Napo’s Health and Safety training took place from 8 to 10 July in London and on the first day received a visit from an Inspector of […]
28/08/2019

Be safe at your desk

Prolonged use of computer workstations and display screen equipment (DSE) can lead to neck, shoulder, back or arm pain, along with stress, fatigue and temporary eyestrain. These […]
28/08/2019

TUC LGBT+ conference

I attended the Trade Union Congress annual LGBT+ Conference for the first time, representing Napo as a delegate along with national official Ranjit Singh. Several hundred […]
28/08/2019

Be mindful not mind full

Mindfulness CAN help with stress. It is essential for our wellbeing to take a few minutes each day to cultivate mental spaciousness and achieve a positive […]
28/08/2019

You couldn’t make it up

I don’t believe it! A recent report from a source in Unpaid Work in Dorset, Devon and Cornwall CRC shows that things are far from well, […]
15/08/2019

Napo calls for urgent review of safety of SSCL contract

Napo AGS has written to NOMS demanding a recognition that there is and has been a genuine performance issue with the Shared Service Centre contract in […]
29/07/2019

Unions for Cuba – Saturday 2nd November

Unions for Cuba is the biggest trade union solidarity event with Cuba to take place in the UK for 15 years. Up to 20 Cuban trade […]
22/07/2019

Rally against outsourcing draws big names

It was a privilege to be invited as one of the principal speakers at Parliament last week where the PCS Union and the Trade Union Co-ordinating […]
22/07/2019

Napo – here for you wherever you work

The implications of the Government u-turn on Probation represents a considerable addition to our already challenging  bargaining agenda. The transfer of Offender Management work (along with […]