Should I stay or should I go?

Pandemic The idea people that people are seeking an exit from NPS, even at a time of increasing economic uncertainty, is back on the agenda. Many […]

A day in the life of being a National Vice Chair in Covid time

A day in the life of being a National Vice Chair in Covid time: Carole Doherty The night before I decide to collate all paperwork and […]

Koestler Arts comes to Napo’s AGM

Since 1962, Koestler Arts has been creating unique opportunities for men, women and young people in the criminal justice system to build wellbeing and self-confidence through […]

Statement to Members

The following statement to members is published as required by Section 32A of the TULRA. NAME OF UNION  – Napo STATEMENT TO MEMBERS ISSUED IN CONNECTION […]

Napo’s Commitment to Fighting Racism

At last week’s meeting of the NEC we reflected on recent events that have sparked a wave of protests across the world. The killing in the […]

Unions press Minister to extend Government Life Assurance Scheme for Probation staff and investigate impact of Covid19 on Black/BAME staff

Napo, UNISON and GMB have written to the Justice Minister Lucy Frazer to request that the Government’s £60,000 life assurance payment to the families/dependents of deceased […]

Keep on fighting sisters

The Conference this year (4 to 6 March) was an emotive experience with regard to topics that relate to the themes of disadvantaged and victimised women, […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Notice pay success confirmed as MoJ settle cases in full

This week the MoJ finally confirmed that they are settling all of the outstanding cases involving members who had reduced notice pay when leaving the service […]

The Law and Reasonable Adjustments: Your Passport to Equality.

Unlike many employment rights, protection against discrimination is from day one. It is a travesty that you have to “earn” your full employment rights by being […]