POA Circulars

16 Apr 14 CIRCULAR 41

LEGAL - ACAS - Early Conciliation

Early Conciliation was first mooted in the Governments’ consultation document “Resolving Workplace Disputes” in 2011.

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15 Apr 14 CIRCULAR 40

New POA membership benefit service provider: "Motor Source Group"

I am delighted to announce that I have today added Motor Source Group as a new member services provider.

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10 Apr 14 CIRCULAR 39

Prison Adjudications

It has been brought to the attention of the Executive that local managers are putting undue pressure on members not to place prisoners on report.

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10 Apr 14 CIRCULAR 38

Independent Survey Commissioned by the POA

You will be aware that following POA Circular 178/13 the National Executive Committee have commissioned Professor Gail Kinman and Dr Andrew Clements to survey the POA membership regarding their views in a number of areas.

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09 Apr 14 CIRCULAR 37

Prison Population: Moth-balled accommodation HMP Hull and Chelmsford to re-open

The National Executive Committee have today been advised by NOMS that they intend to open moth-balled accommodation at HMP Hull and Chelmsford in the very near future due to the continued rise in the Prison Population.

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07 Apr 14 CIRCULAR 36

NOMS Detached Duty Protocol

As you know NOMS have been seeking volunteers and ordering members from establishments to attend other prisons on detached duty. The NEC have constantly criticised NOMS for their failings, which has resulted in staff shortfalls across the Service.

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01 Apr 14 CIRCULAR 35

Trades Union Congress 2014

Following the Special Delegates Conference in March 1996, the Executive informed delegates that they would be seeking "two candidates" nominated by branches to attend the TUC Conference annually.

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28 Mar 14 CIRCULAR 34

NAPO strike action 31st March / 1st April 2014

I have been informed by the NAPO General Secretary, Ian Lawrence that a strike by Probation Staff has been called commencing at midday on the 31st March 2014 and throughout the day on the 1st April 2014.

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25 Mar 14 CIRCULAR 33

CSIS grant to POA Welfare Fund Charity 2014

I am pleased to advise the membership that once again the CSIS Charity Fund has made a grant of £10,000 to the POA Welfare fund.

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21 Mar 14 CIRCULAR 32

Police Credit Union (PCU) update £1,000,000 milestone reached

Over 1000 POA members have now applied to join the PCU, further the PCU have now lent POA members over £1,000,000.

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