“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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Family Court Focus

Campaign Success You may recall that Napo joined an Article 39 campaign “Working Together for Children” a couple of years ago following an emergency motion being […]

Napo women pledge to get active

Nearly 100 members attended the 33rd  Women in Napo conference which was held in London in early April. The conference theme was “Time for Change – […]