Napo HQ Blog

Another challenging issue for Napo at the moment is the position of our members who are called to give evidence to Coroners Inquests in increasing numbers. A meeting took place with Sonia Crozier recently to see how we could encourage the employer...Read more
25th Jun 2019
Work continues on the programme for this year's AGM, 11th and 12th October, in the St Davids Hall, Cardiff. We now have a nearly full programme of lunchtime and early evening workshops and fringe meetings planned. There will be a chance to hear from...Read more
22nd Jun 2019
The Justice Select Committee continues to look at the Probation Service, following the publication of it's comprehensive report into TR. Most recently the committee took evidence from the new Justice Minister, Robert Buckland. They also questioned...Read more
22nd Jun 2019
There are still a few spaces left at the H&S reps training event which will take place on Monday 8th July to Wednesday 10th July and will be held in Room GW1 in the PCS Head Office, 160 Falcon Road, London, SW11 2NY (a couple of minutes walk...Read more
22nd Jun 2019
Lord Farmer’s second review looks at strengthening family and other relational ties across both custody and the community through the lens of female offenders. It finds that supporting women to build and maintain healthy relationships is key to...Read more
22nd Jun 2019
Napo is exploring how we can amplify the professional voice of probation and family court professionals and grab the opportunity to shape the future structure and direction of our services. As a professional association and trade union, Napo has a...Read more
17th Jun 2019
Napo, Unison and GMB/SCOOP have formally registered a dispute with KSS CRC over pay. The genesis of the dispute is around the sub-standard nature of an intended general pay award and what we see as a failure by the employer to properly address pay...Read more
17th Jun 2019
Napo members have been contacting HQ worried after receiving demands from NPS payroll for historic overpayments to be returned. These overpayments range from a few hundred to several thousand pounds and date as far back as the creation of the NPS in...Read more
10th Jun 2019
The justice select committee will be calling on justice minister Robert Buckland to appear in the hot seat on Wednesday. The minister will be tasked with answering questions on the government’s response to the JSC report and changes to the probation...Read more
10th Jun 2019
Napo HQ is pleased to be sending out the first wave of recruitment rewards to members who encouraged colleagues to sign up to the union. But there is still time to let us know you have done the same, or to get recruiting if you haven't already done...Read more
10th Jun 2019

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