Features

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 […]
21/06/2019

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 […]
14/06/2019

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 – […]
14/06/2019

Emotion in probation

Dr Jake Phillips from Sheffield Hallam University writes about his research using the concept of “emotional labour” to explore the link between what it means to […]
30/05/2019

Role of the National Vice-Chair (Cafcass)

(This is an unashamed job advert!) Sadly, my tenure as National Vice-Chair is due to end at the Napo AGM in October. I have enjoyed this […]
09/05/2019

5 Minute Diversity Quiz

Take a break, take this quick quiz and you could win a coveted ACTIV8R resusable coffee mug Q1 – List all the protected characteristics? Q 2 […]
29/04/2019

An interview with Leroy Rosenior

Show Racism the Red Card Vice President, Leroy Rosenior, is set receive an MBE for his services to anti-racism education thanks to his work supporting SRRC. […]
29/04/2019

Flying the rainbow flag: Napo’s LGBT history month roadshows

In February Napo joined forces with PiPP (Pride in Prisons and Probation) and the legacy staff network LAGIP (Lesbian and Gay in Probation) to fly the […]
29/04/2019

Support for disabled members

I’m Richard Clark and have been a Napo member for over 15 years. During this time I have taken on a variety of branch roles, including […]