21/09/2018

The toxic legacy of TR – Napo Consultation Blog #3

We are now half way through the Government’s consultation timetable on “TR2”, aka the “Strengthening Probation, Building Confidence” consultation. Napo has submitted  a formal response to […]
21/09/2018

ViSOR data security concerns highlighted

In response to significant concerns from members we sought legal advice on the NPS plans to broaden the use of ViSOR and require members to undergo […]
14/09/2018

Napo motions receive support from TUC Congress

Napo received backing from the wider trade union movement on Wednesday when TUC Congress delegates carried two of our motions. Napo GS Ian Lawrence, who was […]
14/09/2018

TUC motion 41 – support for gender self-declaration

At this week’s TUC Congress, delegates voted to carry a motion in support of gender self-declaration. Motion 41 called on the General Council to campaign for […]
30/08/2018

Judicial Diversity Committee still has a lot of work ahead

Recently published MoJ figures show that the Judicial Diversity Committee still has a long way to go. The statistics, which provide a diversity breakdown of the […]
24/08/2018

Interesting EAT decision strengthens union members right to representation

A recent Employment Tribunal case raises some important implications for employers initiating disciplinary action, which may help with Napo discussions on facility time. The case, Talon […]
24/08/2018

Don’t let workplace stress harm your health

We know that the levels of work related stress in both Probation and the Family Courts have risen significantly in recent years. Not least because of […]
21/08/2018

East Midlands branch host impressive professional conference

Napo members in the East Midlands branch, which covers the former Trusts of Derbyshire, Leicestershire, and Nottinghamshire, came together on Friday 9 June for a professional […]
21/08/2018

Children and family courts in crisis

For several years, there has been a relentless rise in the number of cases going to family courts, culminating in a 13% increase in private law […]
21/08/2018

You couldn’t make it up #4

For those who serve Members in the NPS will be pleased to learn that their struggle to keep their heads above water in the TR deluge […]
17/08/2018

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 […]
17/08/2018

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 […]