Manager discretion in sickness management

 Following much work by Napo reps nationally and across the divisions it has now been clarified that panels (or other similar formats) will not be used […]

Renewed focus on adoption

The Children’s Minister, Michelle Donelan, has recently written to Directors of Children’s Services telling them that: ‘ Adoption will therefore be a priority for the new […]

OMiC update

Napo attend regular update meetings to discuss the progress of OMiC implementation. We retain a fundamental opposition to the OMiC model on grounds of practice and […]

Blog Post: Probation announcements

If January is anything to go by 2020 is going to be a significant year for Probation. Following on from a rocky couple of years which […]

Lessons from 10 years of austerity

A decade on from the global financial crisis, the British economy faces increased risk of renewed recession. Alongside weak domestic growth, global economic growth is at […]

NHS pension scheme ruling

A recent ruling on an age discrimination issue in the NHS pension scheme is likely to have an impact on LGPS members. The implications of the […]

Time to Shout Out

Politics has changed dramatically. Yet, many people still gain their political information from their parents, the media, or vote due to vague social customs. Unfortunately, political […]

ACEs in the shadows illuminated at conference

A  Survivor* gave an emotive keynote presentation at this year’s AGM. It was challenging and motivational while highlighting the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences and the […]

Harry Fletcher

Members will have seen the email from Ian Lawrence on Thursday 9th December, letting people know the sad news that former Napo AGS, Harry Fletcher,  passed […]

Morrish Solicitors – your personal injury specialists

Morrish Solicitors are specialist personal injury lawyers with a long history of providing quality legal services to many Trade Unions, Professional Associations and their members.  The […]

Impressions from 2019 – another year of achievement

Even those people who boast of their preternatural ability to predict events well ahead of them happening, would surely have had some difficulty with their forecasting […]

Protest as government flags up proposals for anti-TU laws

A protest took place outside parliament yesterday at an announcement in the Queens Speech of the government’s intention to introduce minimum service levels for the running […]