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Recruit a friend

Last year’s recruit a friend campaign was a roaring success. So much so that we decided to extend the offer into this year. Napo HQ wants […]

Article 39 and Napo

Joseph Scholes took his own life in 2002 aged 16, in Stoke Heath YOI, by hanging himself from a bedsheet tied to a window bar. He […]

#March4Women on International Women’s Day

To celebrate International Women’s Day on Sunday 8th March 2020, we will be holding two events in central London: an indoor rally at the Southbank Centre, […]

Workers Memorial Day – Tuesday 28 April

Workers Memorial Day is an annual event that is marked by safety campaigners all over the world. The day is an opportunity to remember those who […]

Responding to harmful work related stress

Employers have a legal duty to remove, or control, risks as far as is reasonably practical. That includes the risk of work-related stress. Failure to do […]

Arts charity seeking trustee with criminal justice background

Growing arts charity the Irene Taylor Trust (ITT) is looking for a new trustee with a background in the criminal justice sector to join its welcoming […]

Heartunions 2020 calls for stand against sexual harassment in the workplace

TUC Heartunions week is all about recruiting new people to unions. This year the TUC is rolling out its new training on how to have organising […]

Trevor Hercules prison memoir republished

Labelled Black Villain was originally published in 1989 by Fourth Estate– the first British prison memoir written by a Black guy –  and received quite a […]

Napo meets with Cafcass new leader

General Secretary Ian Lawrence, together with Family Court Section Co-Chairs Jay Barlow and Nicola Taylor-Ebong, met with the new Cafcass Chief Executive in London this week. […]

Napo meets with Justice Minister

Napo, alongside colleagues from our sister unions, met with Justice Minister Lucy Frazer this week. The meeting was overshadowed by the terrible incident in South London […]

Manager discretion in sickness management

 Following much work by Napo reps nationally and across the divisions it has now been clarified that panels (or other similar formats) will not be used […]

Renewed focus on adoption

The Children’s Minister, Michelle Donelan, has recently written to Directors of Children’s Services telling them that: ‘ Adoption will therefore be a priority for the new […]