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 – […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Dangers of Payday Loans – What you really need to know

Payday loans play a prominent role within today’s society – providing the ability to quickly borrow a small amount of money, to meet unexpected costs like […]

The Gig is up for Zero Hours Contracts – or is it?

The emergence of Zero Hours Contracts was heralded a positive innovation with workers given the flexibility to choose their working hours to fit around studies, caring […]

Edridge Fund update

NAPO AGM news: We had another successful time on the Edridge stall at AGM last year.  We sold all of our Christmas cards and picked up […]

You couldn’t make it up #7

Don’t worry?  I am NOW! Members in some parts of the NPS received a random email from SSCL telling them they had mistakenly been captured in […]

A house of cards – the failure of outsourcing

The news that Interserve plc are in financial difficulties has cast doubt on the future of the Transforming Rehabilitation reforms and created further uncertainty among its […]