Features

06/12/2019

Creative writing with Jeremy Cameron

Jeremy Cameron ran a ‘creative writing’ workshop again at this year’s AGM. Our budding authors were set the task of writing the opening scene of a […]
22/11/2019

How will you use your vote?

Thursday 12 December is your chance to have your voice heard and shape the direction of the country. What matters most to you?
28/08/2019

“Not Part Of the Job” Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

The Equality Act 2010 is supposed to protect all workers from sexual harassment. However, the TUC have published alarming figures of sexual harassment experienced by women […]
28/08/2019

Medical negligence concerns

With an increase in the incidence of meningitis in children in the UK; a recently reported article in the Manchester Evenings News is concerning and should […]
28/08/2019

It’s enough to make you sick

Many members working in NPS who have first-hand experience of the Attendance Management Policy (PI 01/2017) will be well aware of the draconian and emotionally draining […]
28/08/2019

Napo busy putting the human back into HR

The latest wave of HR processing problems in the NPS prove how the organisation, and its staff, continue to be vulnerable to unnecessary stress and anxiety […]
28/08/2019

Longford Trust: unlocking service users’ potential

It is early summer in the Longford Trust’s office, and our small team is working through the 100 or so applications from serving and ex-prisoners who […]
28/08/2019

TUC LGBT+ conference

I attended the Trade Union Congress annual LGBT+ Conference for the first time, representing Napo as a delegate along with national official Ranjit Singh. Several hundred […]
22/07/2019

Napo – here for you wherever you work

The implications of the Government u-turn on Probation represents a considerable addition to our already challenging  bargaining agenda. The transfer of Offender Management work (along with […]
01/07/2019

The ‘Mixed Market’ and the lessons from the Serco UPW Fiasco

Whilst Napo members will welcome the Government U-turn which will see the transfer of Offender Management work to the NPS England and Wales by April 2021, […]
21/06/2019

Thirty Years of Electronic Monitoring in the UK

First in a three-part Electronic Monitoring series by national officer, David Raho. Electronic Monitoring (EM) is essentially a form of electronic surveillance. It can take many […]
21/06/2019

Working with Women with Personality Disorder

Women’s pathways into forensic settings differ from men’s. In particular, women in forensic settings, whether in prison, hospital, or the community frequently share histories of multiple […]