Napo HQ Blog

Local Branch Officials from Napo/UNISON/GMB have been inundated with requests from members for advice about the recent request issued by KSS CRC/SEETEC. This seeks staff permission to undertake a new DBS assessment and provide authority for further...Read more
17th Jul 2019
Just published, Ministry of Justice guideance for people on what information they need to give out if asked about their criminal record. READ THE MOJ GUIDERead more
12th Jul 2019
Wales' First Minister Mark Drakeford yesterday detailed the core principles of a new Social Partnership Bill to the Welsh Assembly, which will make it easier for unions, employers and government to work together to provide fair work and a strong,...Read more
11th Jul 2019
Napo and the Probation unions have commenced negotiations with HMPPS on the Staff Transfer and Protections Agreement. This will facilitate the movement of staff and offender management work from the CRCs into the NPS by April 2021. Ian Lawrence...Read more
08th Jul 2019
News in, the Oasis Charitable Trust has been awarded the contract to turn the Medway Secure Training Centre in Kent into a school for young offenders. It is due to open late in 2020. The Ministry of Justice has committed £5 million to the project,...Read more
08th Jul 2019
Paul Senior Anyone who has been around Probation in the last four decades will probably have met or heard Paul Senior, Emeritus Professor at Sheffield Hall University, and a former presenter of the Bill McWilliams Memorial Lecture, who sadly passed...Read more
08th Jul 2019
Make Votes Matter welcomes Napo members to a discussion event exploring how the current voting system disadvantages minorities, and what can be done to improve that. MORE INFO The event will take place on Thursday, 11th July (6.00pm - 9.00pm) takes...Read more
05th Jul 2019
(As required by Section 32A of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 CERTIFICATION OFFICERS REPORT Income and Expenditure The total income of the union for the period was £1,183,183. This amount included payments of £1,109,...Read more
05th Jul 2019
The UCU union will be putting a motion to this year's TUC conference asking them to call a 30-minute workday solidarity stoppage to coincide with the global school student strike on the 20 th September. The UCU says "millions of school students...Read more
03rd Jul 2019
Celebration, diversity, activism, a demonstration — whatever it means to you, Pride in London is back and set to be our biggest yet. Lesbian, trans, genderqueer or otherwise; wherever you identify, Pride in London is about the people, for the people...Read more
03rd Jul 2019

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