07/02/2020

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 […]
07/02/2020

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 […]
07/02/2020

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. […]
07/02/2020

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 […]
31/01/2020

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 […]
31/01/2020

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 […]
31/01/2020

OMiC update

Napo attend regular update meetings to discuss the progress of OMiC implementation. We retain a fundamental opposition to the OMiC model on grounds of practice and […]
23/01/2020

Lessons from 10 years of austerity

A decade on from the global financial crisis, the British economy faces increased risk of renewed recession. Alongside weak domestic growth, global economic growth is at […]
17/01/2020

NHS pension scheme ruling

A recent ruling on an age discrimination issue in the NHS pension scheme is likely to have an impact on LGPS members. The implications of the […]
14/01/2020

ACEs in the shadows illuminated at conference

A  Survivor* gave an emotive keynote presentation at this year’s AGM. It was challenging and motivational while highlighting the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences and the […]
10/01/2020

Harry Fletcher

Members will have seen the email from Ian Lawrence on Thursday 9th December, letting people know the sad news that former Napo AGS, Harry Fletcher,  passed […]
03/01/2020

Morrish Solicitors – your personal injury specialists

Morrish Solicitors are specialist personal injury lawyers with a long history of providing quality legal services to many Trade Unions, Professional Associations and their members.  The […]