Stirrings from the South

David Rosenberg, author of Rebel Footprints, a book about London’s radical history, also does labour history walks around the capital. Last month he was leading a […]

You couldn’t make it up #5

Here’s a good one from the NPS and our old friends SSCL A recently retired member was due to receive additional payments when leaving the NPS […]

Help shape the future of Napo: Join Napo’s national TUO Committee

Napo is structured to be a member led trade union. What we do as a union is ultimately decided by you – the members! We need […]

CRC pay – issue being escalated to Probation Programme engagement

At this week’s meeting of the NEC it was made clear that there is considerable anger over the failure by CRC Providers and the MoJ to […]

Napo NEC – first meeting of the new Napo year

Napo NEC met this week in the first meeting of the new Napo year post-AGM. New NEC reps were warmly welcomed and took great pleasure in […]

New HMPPS senior Leadership Structure

It was formally announced today that there is a change to the structure right at the top of HMPPS. Two new Director General posts have been […]

Women’s occupational health and safety seminar

Yesterday we held the second women’s occupational health and safety seminar. The session was run by, Sarah Friday, National Official, with responsibility for both health and […]

Katie Lomas: no two-tier probation service

I know that for some the NPS pay award is divisive, and that at heart all members who work in Probation see themselves as part of […]

Gauke asked to tackle two tier probation pay system

Following the announcement that members in the probation unions had voted to accept the offer on the table from the NPS, Ian Lawrence, Napo general secretary […]

Approved Premises update

At yesterday’s meeting of the NPS/Trade Union Engagement Forum, we received reports on the status of the current Double Waking Night Cover outsourcing and the plans […]

Unions express concern over CRC-NPS secondment arrangements

Napo, along with our sister unions UNISON and GMB, have registered major  concerns following the news of arrangements to transfer staff on secondment from some Community […]

The Family Court Section AGM took place on Thursday 4 October. This was a successful event which started with a lunch and ended with a social […]