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BREAKING 11 Apr 2018

NEW POA MEMBERSHIP BENEFIT CAR INSURANCE COMPARISON

Please see attached the latest membership benefit communication for POA members from POAprotect.

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BREAKING 04 Apr 2018

DIGITAL PRISONS SURVEY

It has come to the attention of the National Executive that officials from the MoJ intend to visit prisons and issue POA members with surveys to complete in relation to the rollout of digital prisons.

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BREAKING 04 Apr 2018

THE TAX REFUND COMPANY IMPORTANT YOU COULD BE OWED A TAX REFUND

If you pay tax, there’s a fairly high chance you`ve paid too much!

Over 1 in 3 taxpayers have paid more tax than they needed to after being given the wrong tax code by HMRC. For POA Members, the figures are even higher, with more than 1 in 2 paying too much!

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BREAKING 03 Apr 2018

POA MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTION SCOTLAND

Members in Scotland will be aware that they currently pay an additional monthly membership subscription to cover the additional cost of the insurance backed legal scheme operated in Scotland.

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BREAKING 03 Apr 2018

RE ROLFE v POA CERTIFICATION OFFICERS DECISION APPEAL TO THE EMPLOYMENT APPEAL TRIBUNAL

Further to POA Circular 28/18 dated 20th March 2018, there was a discussion at the NEC meeting on 28th March 2018 about the POA’s options in relation to this decision.

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BREAKING 28 Mar 2018

Whitley sub committee meeting minutes H&S Sept and Dec

In accordance with Conference policy, please find attached a copy of the above agreed minutes for your information.

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BREAKING 23 Mar 2018

FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT ON THE PROPOSED REFORM OF AGENDA FOR CHANGE IN NHS ENGLAND

Many of you will have seen or heard the recent announcement in the House of Commons by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, regarding the above matter.

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BREAKING 23 Mar 2018

URGENT LEGAL SERVICES – SCOTLAND

The NEC determined that the Legal Services in Scotland would be subject to a tender process. This matter was concluded on the 22nd March 2018, although a final new provider has not been approved at this time.

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BREAKING 06 Mar 2018

PRISON OFFICERS THREATEN ACTION OVER ASSAULTS ON STAFF

The POA are determined to protect the Health and Safety of their members, after yet another weekend of chaos and assaults in Prisons.

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BREAKING 15 Feb 2018

MINISTRY OF JUSTICE FIGURES ON PRISON OFFICER RECRUITMENT IS MISLEADING THE GENERAL PUBLIC

The Ministry of Justice are massaging Prison Officer recruitment figures, which gives a massively false impression of successful recruitment into a Prison Service that has been decimated by budget cuts over a number of years and remains in crisis.

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