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Children

DfE-commissioned report reveals private sector appetite to run ‘full range’ of children’s services

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Children

Children’s minister: We will amend the Children and Social Work Bill

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Children

How children’s principal social workers feel about government ‘innovation’ proposals

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Workforce

Children’s trust grappling with staff shortages ahead of launch

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Adults

Deprivation of liberty reforms postponed

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Children

Social workers ‘deeply concerned’ by Home Office guidance on assessing Calais camp children

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Adults

Council defies ombudsman with refusal to fund care for man with critical needs

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Adults, Mental Health

AMHP teams stretched as Mental Health Act detentions rise again

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Workforce

Social worker who Facebook messaged service user suspended

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Children

DfE orders review of children’s services at ‘inadequate’ council

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Adults

Judge dismisses ‘unaffordable’ care package case

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Children

Practical tips for working with children who have been trafficked

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Children

My child was nearly adopted – here’s why adoption targets are wrong

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Adults

Social workers fear plan to commission out services will disrupt care, says union

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Children

Ofsted praises council’s social workers for ‘clear response to risk’

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Adults, Workforce

How the law restricts entitlement to social care for people from abroad

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