Probation

30/11/2018

CRC pay – issue being escalated to Probation Programme engagement

At this week’s meeting of the NEC it was made clear that there is considerable anger over the failure by CRC Providers and the MoJ to […]
30/11/2018

New HMPPS senior Leadership Structure

It was formally announced today that there is a change to the structure right at the top of HMPPS. Two new Director General posts have been […]
09/11/2018

#PayUnity

Napo members voted to accept the NPS pay offer by an overwhelming 98% (with over a 60% turnout). Since the offer was made Napo has engaged […]
26/10/2018

News from Wales

The  Welsh government called probation a “national embarrassment” but its staff “heroic” as the Senedd debated the future of probation in Wales this week. On 23rd […]
18/10/2018

NPS Pay Offer – clarification on future pay progression

Napo HQ and local Napo reps are being regularly asked about what happens in terms of pay progression in April 2020. We believe that confusion has […]
17/10/2018

JSC Chair tells Gauke Probation Consultation is a “missed opportunity”

Chair of the Justice Select Committee, Bob Neill, has written formally to the Secretary of State criticising the department’s response to the findings of the JSC […]
17/08/2018

The big questions about “Strengthening Probation”

It is easy to be sceptical about how serious the Government are taking their 8 week holiday homework project, aka the “Strengthening Probation, Building Confidence” consultation. […]
17/08/2018

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 […]
03/08/2018

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 […]
03/08/2018

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 […]
27/07/2018

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 […]
19/07/2018

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 […]