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 – […]

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 […]