Napo registers a trade dispute on ViSOR vetting shambles

Following last week’s unsuccessful attempt by Napo to convince the employer to take a positive and pragmatic approach to settling the issues around ViSOR vetting we […]

Time to attend AGM!

Napo was pleased to receive confirmation this week that HMPPS has agreed to provide one day’s facility time for members from each NPS Division to attend […]

NPS pay negotiations due to start on 22 August

NPS Pay Reform negotiations are due to re-start with 3 days of negotiations on 22nd August. This comes after negotiations stopped over a year ago, when […]

Ongoing concerns over ViSOR vetting

Over recent months there have been more and more concerns raised by members about the new requirement for all Offender Management staff working in the NPS […]

Bidders beware – Napo presence at MoJ ‘marketisation events’

The MoJ has been quick to get the ball rolling following last Friday’s announcement that it will be ending the current CRC contracts early but re-tendering […]

Ian Lawrence Writes (part 2): The facts about our pay claim and negotiations

It’s hardly surprising that we have received a substantial number of individual enquiries from members this week who were understandably angry (as was I) after seeing […]

Ian Lawrence Writes (part 1): The real story on the probation announcement

It’s not often that we would send out two separate mailings to members in the space of a few hours but I am sure that you […]

TUC motions on TR and the crisis in the Family Courts

Napo’s two motions for this year’s TUC Congress will be going for ratification to the September NEC. The first deals with workload pressures in the family […]

W Yorkshire branch joined by Richard Burgon at anti-facist demo

On Sat 7 July hundreds of anti fascists and anti racists gathered and marched in Leeds city centre hugely outnumbering a gathering of so called ‘Yorkshire […]

HMP Wandsworth: too many prisoners, not enough to do

South London’s HMP Wandsworth is one of the most overcrowded prisons in the country, filled with many men suffering from drug or mental health problems, says […]

Justice ministers face parliamentary pressure

Justice Ministers continue to face close questioning on the state of the Probation Service and the failings of the CRCs from supportive MPs. Two things stand […]

The Guardian Public Service Awards 2018

The Guardian Public Service Awards, supported by EY, is an opportunity to recognise and celebrate the ideas, innovations and improvements which have made a big impact to UK […]