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    Workplace friendships help social work retention, finds poll

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    Eileen Munro on the legacy of her child protection review

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    Good ratings for first three council adult services assessed by CQC

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    Social work leaders, Workforce

    ‘Why we need to celebrate – not stigmatise – neurodiversity in social work’

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    AMHP workforce 35% short of what is needed for 24-hour service, say leads

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    Social workers escalate dispute with nine-week walkout

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    Want to celebrate the inspiring social workers in your life? Send us a voice note!

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    Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

    Proposed mandatory child abuse reporting law ‘a waste of printer’s ink’, campaigners warn

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    Council staff offered ‘full and final’ £1,290 pay rise for 2024-25

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    Media reporting of the family courts: a social worker’s reflections

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    Social workers reject council offer to settle dispute after more than 40 days of strike action

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    How effective is information sharing in child protection cases?

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    Working with Gypsy and Traveller communities: tips for positive practice

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    Social workers doing more with less, seeing increased need and weighed down by admin, finds health check

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    Adults, Social work leaders

    Ten years of the Care Act 2014: ‘the right legislation, undermined by a lack of funding’

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    Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

    Agency social work price caps will not come into force until spring 2025

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