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Call for UN Convention on the Rights for the Child to be incorporated into UK law

A joint letter calling for the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child to be incorporated into UK law was published in The Times this […]

Major report slams TR as worst example of outsourcing

A major report from The Institute for Government, a leading think tank working to make government more effective, has rated the Privatisation of the Probation Service […]

Notice pay success confirmed as MoJ settle cases in full

This week the MoJ finally confirmed that they are settling all of the outstanding cases involving members who had reduced notice pay when leaving the service […]

General Secretary addresses the Napo AGM in Cardiff 12th October 2019

Ian talks about the working relationship with National Chair Katie Lomas, Napo’s feminist agenda and pays tribute to the efforts of our members and activists in […]

Double discrimination – new report from the TUC

Disabled people experience significant barriers to getting and keeping jobs. This results in an employment gap of around 30 per cent. A new report from the […]

Police Credit Union Reveals New Brand

Police Credit Union, an ethical provider of savings and loans to employees working in the Prison and Probation Service, has revealed a new tailored brand – […]

The Howard league: working to stem the flow of children into the “toxic penal system”

I am so proud of the Howard League’s contribution to the dramatic reduction in child arrests. Some ten years ago the Howard League published an academic […]

Family Court Focus

The Family Court Section AGM on 17th September was, unfortunately, not quorate. This means that all existing section officers will remain in post until an extraordinary […]

The Law and Reasonable Adjustments: Your Passport to Equality.

Unlike many employment rights, protection against discrimination is from day one. It is a travesty that you have to “earn” your full employment rights by being […]

The vital work of the Napo Reps Panel

When a member is involved in a complex case where their employment is potentially at risk it is vital they have a Representative with the necessary […]

Napo wins important ET victory

Napo has won an important victory in the Employment Tribunal, securing paid contractual notice for members who retire or are dismissed after periods of long-term absence. […]

Mitigating Pension Climate Change

The pension weather forecast is unstable. A number of pension events are moving towards areas of high pension pressure. These have been building up, the side […]