#NQ5 Free access to Probation Journal online for Napo members

Napo members have free online access to the Probation Journal and full access to SAGE’s Criminology and Criminal Justice catalogue. This provides members with on-line access to 26 criminal justice journals on-line for free and includes titles such as: Youth Justice Race and Justice The Prison Journal Criminology and Criminal Justice Journal of Drug Issues…

Napo Extra: SAvings on Cottage holidays

Save up to 10% on cottage and short break holidays in the UK and Europe with CottageStayUK. They work with over 14,000 cottages and villas in the UK and Europe to give members maximum choice*. Visit Napo Extra view more information *Terms and conditions apply. See website for details. Offers subject to change without notice….

#NQ5 #MaternityRightsMatter campaign gathers momentum

The Napo campaign to have maternity and other family friendly policies harmonised across the probation service gathered momentum on International Women’s Day (8 March) as members took to Twitter to show their support. Member’s posed with #MaternityRightsMatters selfie boards in a bid to highlight the unfair differences between maternity policies available to NPS employees and…

Formal notice of AGM

Notice is hereby given that the 105th Annual General Meeting  of Napo is to be held on Friday 13 and Saturday 14 October 2017, commencing at 9.30am at East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham. All members of Napo may attend the Annual General Meeting and registration forms will be distributed during June. A detailed programme and…

New cohort of health and safety reps trained in West Midlands

It was a return visit for me in February to the probation office in Lower Essex Street, Birmingham to run a safety reps training course. I was last there a couple of years ago to run the same course and it was great to be back to train up another batch of Midlands-based safety reps….

General Secretary Blog Post: 24 March 2017

Next week sees the second session of the Justice Select Committee hearings into Transforming Rehabilitation. Napo will be among those who have been invited as Witnesses to provide oral evidence. It’s one of several important opportunities that have come my way at various stages of my work with Napo and other unions before it, and…