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Providing a stable and secure accommodation for ex-offenders helps reduce the risk of re-offending. Housing is fundamental to helping re-establish life in the community and live life away from crime. This half day briefing will take place in London...Read more
06th Feb 2019
Material for Napo's Reunification of Probation Campaign is going out to branches now. We are asking all members to send a card to their own MP, with a personalised message, asking them to support the campaign. So contact your branch for a copy of...Read more
05th Feb 2019
Expert speakers include: (Chair) Helen Berresford, Director of External Engagement, Nacro Katie Lomas, National Chair, Napo Ian Bickers, Deputy Director, Education, Employment and Accommodation Group, Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service, New...Read more
05th Feb 2019
Workers at Historic Royal Palaces (HRP) are set to show management they mean business by walking out tomorrow (Wednesday 6) in a row over pensions. Staff across Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, the Banqueting House, Kensington Palace, Kew...Read more
05th Feb 2019
At the most recent Trade Union Engagement meeting (where the Unions meet with the NPS Employer) the NPS confirmed that 400 people had been overpaid by SSCL in error. They had only just been informed themselves and were still investigating how this...Read more
01st Feb 2019
Justice Secretary David Gauke announced in a speech at Women’s Aid that community services supporting vulnerable women have been awarded £1.6 million funding, as part of the Government’s commitment to reduce the number of women entering the criminal...Read more
01st Feb 2019
Just sharing a communication Ian Lawrence received today from TUC General Council from Frances O'Grady, TUC General Secretary ... Dear General Council Member Following my conversation with the Prime Minister last week, representatives from my office...Read more
01st Feb 2019
Napo is a long-term affiliate to Show Racism the Red Card and members attending Napo's AGM will know all about them from their stall their and various fringe meetings they have organsied for us. The campaign contacted us this week to let us know...Read more
01st Feb 2019
Has there been an overhaul or reset of Universal Credit? Despite some fanfare over the latest tweaks to the policy, the answer is no, it is business as usual with Universal Credit. The TUC has published a briefing for trade unionists - CLICK HERE TO...Read more
30th Jan 2019
Since the probation split, the number of members experiencing problems progressing Ill-Health Early Retirement (IHER) applications has grown significantly. There has been a particular problem in the NPS – one of the consequences of rushing the TR...Read more
29th Jan 2019

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