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Workforce

One in nine social workers yet to renew less than two days from deadline

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Children, Social work leaders

Social workers ‘overwhelmed’ as practice deteriorates at council

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Supreme Court

Adults, Social work leaders

Supreme Court rules on mental capacity and sexual consent

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Louise Spragg, Telford & Wrekin
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Coronavirus, Workforce

How are you coping with working through Covid?

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Children, Social work leaders

Councils across UK required to take unaccompanied children

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Workforce

One in five social workers yet to renew registration as deadline looms

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Houses of Parliament

Adults, Social work leaders

Cap on care costs: MPs back reduction in benefit for less wealthy

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Adults, Social work leaders

Council ‘failed to consider man’s circumstances’ in assessing finances

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Children, Social work leaders

Children adopted from care falls to lowest in 21 years, government figures show

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Children, Social work leaders

‘Excellent direct work’ sees council improve to ‘good’

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Vivian Okeze-Tirado, overall winner at the 2021 Social Worker of the Year Awards

Workforce

Social Worker of the Year Awards winners unveiled

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Gillian Keegan

Adults, Social work leaders

Cap on care costs ‘will do little for less well off’ following government change

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Children, Social work leaders

‘Limit profit-making from children’s services or risk cartel’, directors urge

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Adults, Social work leaders

ADASS urges £1,000 winter bonus for care staff in England to stem workforce pressures

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Children, Social work leaders

Fostering system at risk of reaching ‘breaking point’, warns Ofsted

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

DfE gives struggling council £1.7m to hire temporary children’s social workers

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