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POA Legal Aid Scheme information, legal advice, links to required forms
Violence in the workplace
The POA has campaigned constantly to raise awareness of violence in prisons.
68 is too late
Please find updates on Pensions and the 68 is too late campaign.
What does it mean to be financially resilient?
In this video we discuss the importance of building financial resilience as a new recruit. Video produced in 2021.
The POA is delighted to recommend Prison CU as a provider of competitive savings and loan facilities to POA members, retired members and employees.
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