19/10/2018

Napo – keeping you in the loop

Here at Napo HQ, we are constantly looking for new ways to improve communications with members and create an open dialogue. We hope that the new […]
18/10/2018

NPS Pay Offer – clarification on future pay progression

Napo HQ and local Napo reps are being regularly asked about what happens in terms of pay progression in April 2020. We believe that confusion has […]
17/10/2018

JSC Chair tells Gauke Probation Consultation is a “missed opportunity”

Chair of the Justice Select Committee, Bob Neill, has written formally to the Secretary of State criticising the department’s response to the findings of the JSC […]
12/10/2018

Implementing OMiC in the NPS North East – ‘it’s good to talk’

The Offender Management in Custody (OMiC) model is another significant change for the NPS staff – particularly for our probation officers. I am the Implementation Manager […]
12/10/2018

“Burning Books” – a play not to miss

The GFTU is hosting a performance of “Burning books” by Jess Green at Quorn Grange Hotel near Loughborough, Leicestershire at 7:00pm on 23rd November “Burning Books”, […]
12/10/2018

Napo General Secretary, Ian Lawrence, took warm greetings from Napo members working within the whole CJS to the Prison Governors Association Conference this week. Addressing the […]
12/10/2018

What the NPS Pay Deal means for the CRCs

Starting on Monday, 15th October, Napo will be balloting our NPS members on a new probation pay system. Although Treasury rules dictate that this offer only […]
12/10/2018

Napo to ballot NPS members on probation pay offer

After prolonged negotiations aimed at reforming the probation pay system, a final offer has been made by the HMPPS. If accepted in union member ballots, the […]
10/10/2018

Ian Lawrence addresses AGM

Napo General Secetary, Ian Lawrence, addressed Napo’s AGM on the Saturday morning of conference, 6th October. In his speech he reaffirmed the union’s commitment to to […]
26/09/2018

Private probation providers failing to keep DV victims safe

Napo has responded to the latest HMI Probation report which said Community Rehabilitation Companies are not doing enough to rehabilitate perpetrators of domestic abuse or keep […]
21/09/2018

AGM draws nearer

Napo’s 106th AGM is drawing ever closer, and Napo HQ is looking forward to hosting members 5-6 October in Southport. The programme is available to view […]
21/09/2018

The toxic legacy of TR – Napo Consultation Blog #3

We are now half way through the Government’s consultation timetable on “TR2”, aka the “Strengthening Probation, Building Confidence” consultation. Napo has submitted  a formal response to […]