08/03/2019

Exposing the hidden cost of the gender pay gap

Compulsory gender pay gap reporting revealed that men are paid more than women in 7,795 of 10,016 employers in Britain. Frances O’Grady reported that it will […]
08/03/2019

Buyer found for Holloway Prison

It was announced today that Holloway Prison has been sold to a housing developer in an £81.5m deal. The site is expected to provide 1,000 homes […]
28/02/2019

Capitalism’s undeliable chokehold on our lives

Capitalism has an undeniable chokehold on every facet of our lives. Almost everything that one can imagine is driven by profit. It has managed to wrap […]
27/02/2019

The Dangers of Payday Loans – What you really need to know

Payday loans play a prominent role within today’s society – providing the ability to quickly borrow a small amount of money, to meet unexpected costs like […]
27/02/2019

The Gig is up for Zero Hours Contracts – or is it?

The emergence of Zero Hours Contracts was heralded a positive innovation with workers given the flexibility to choose their working hours to fit around studies, caring […]
25/02/2019

Edridge Fund update

NAPO AGM news: We had another successful time on the Edridge stall at AGM last year.  We sold all of our Christmas cards and picked up […]
25/02/2019

CRC members may see pension contributions increase in April

Members, mostly working in the CRCs, who are not eligible to be active members of the Local Government Pension Scheme may see their pension contributions increase […]
25/02/2019

You couldn’t make it up #7

Don’t worry?  I am NOW! Members in some parts of the NPS received a random email from SSCL telling them they had mistakenly been captured in […]
25/02/2019

Austerity leads women into the criminal justice system

Readers will no doubt be aware of the Government’s austerity policies which have seen cuts to social security benefits, restrictions on eligibility to some benefits, suppression […]
25/02/2019

A house of cards – the failure of outsourcing

The news that Interserve plc are in financial difficulties has cast doubt on the future of the Transforming Rehabilitation reforms and created further uncertainty among its […]
25/02/2019

Napo Extra: additional benefits for Napo members

As part of your Napo membership, you get to experience and enjoy Napo Extra – a wide variety of discounts and benefits for Napo members. Many […]
25/02/2019

Time to spring-clean your finances

Now, with the end of the tax year fast approaching, is a good time to spring-clean your finances, for instance to make sure that your pension […]