Napo HQ Blog

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
Whilst Napo members will welcome the Government U-turn which will see the transfer of Offender Management work to the NPS England and Wales by April 2021, the evidence against leaving Intervention services to the vagaries of the market are writ...Read more
01st Jul 2019
The Observer yesterday reported on a new research into the effects of TR by Professor Gill Kirton, of Queen Mary University of London, and Dr Cécile Guillaume, of Roehampton University. The findings, published in the journal Work, Employment and...Read more
01st Jul 2019
The TUC launches its #ThisIsNotWorking campaign today. The campaign calls on the government to introduce a new, easily enforceable preventative duty that would require employers to take all reasonable steps to prevent social harassment in the...Read more
01st Jul 2019

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