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Murder of vulnerable woman by teenagers ‘could not have been prevented’

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CQC relaxes stance on ‘bed limit’ for learning disability services

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Children

Council’s work with asylum-seeking children helps boost Ofsted rating

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Adults

Services failed man with brain injury who took his own life, finds review

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Children

Fostering service ‘faces breakdown within two years’, review finds

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Adults

Disability campaigners to produce guidance for social workers

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Adults

People with learning disabilities facing long waits for care reviews

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Social workers transferred to Virgin Care under landmark deal

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Children

Judge criticises council’s failure to support ‘intimidated’ social worker

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Children

Serious case review into girl’s death finds ‘fragmented’ family support services

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Workforce

Parking and pay disparities help increase agency spend, council finds

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Children

Adoption waiting times in Wales halved since national agency set up

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Children

Council failing to meet ‘basic social work standards’, finds Ofsted

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Workforce

Advice for social workers on IR35 tax changes coming into force this week

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Workforce

The tax changes shaking up agency social work

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Workforce

Tax hike will hit agency social worker recruitment, warn experts

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