Continuing with our IT improvement programme where the POA have been evolving our services we provide for members, the POA are starting to roll out the self-service module of our membership system.
CIRC 102: YOU MAY BE ENTITLED TO A TAX REFUND ….
If you pay tax, there’s a fairly high chance you’ve paid too much.
CIRC 101: BIRMINGHAM UNIVERSITY – FURTHER RESEARCH
As you are aware this research project has been running for a while now and the researchers have asked me to inform you it will end on the 3rd December 2021.
CIRC 100: NEC MINUTES
Please find attached NEC minutes for 8th November 2021 for your information.
CIRC 099: NATIONAL CHAIR UPDATE NOVEMBER 2021
Please bring the contents of this circular to the attention of all POA members.
CIRC 098: OSG INDICATIVE WORKPLACE BALLOT
At the NEC on 27th October 2021, the National Executive Committee determined to hold an Indicative Workplace Ballot of our OSG members. This ballot will include all Band 2 members, Prison Auxiliary’s and Night staff in England and Wales.
CIRC 097: RETIRED MEMBERS COMMITTEE
The Rules and Constitution are clear that under Rule 5, we will have a retired members section and that qualification for retired membership is having been a full member until ceasing qualification for full membership under Rule 4.1.
Please find attached NEC minutes for 27th October 2021 for your information.
CIRC 095: WESMINSTER HALL DEBATE 16TH NOVEMBER 2021
Gordon Henderson MP for Sittingbourne and Sheppey has secured a debate on the retirement age of Prison Officers.
CIRC 094: CALLING ALL HEALTH CARE MEMBERS
The POA represents 1300 healthcare workers who work in secure settings and are employed by a range of employers: NHS, prison or private companies/charities.