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Children

Supreme Court hears challenge over children’s services duty of care ruling

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Workforce

Council retains children’s services as ‘cost, delays’ of removal would slow improvement

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Workforce

What the Mencap sleep-in payments judgment means for the sector

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Workforce

Social work apprenticeships could be delayed by dispute over assessment format

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Adults, Children

New health and social care secretary told to ‘grasp the social care challenge’

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Children

Social workers think children’s services thresholds are rising – but directors don’t

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Workforce

Social workers have become ‘too humble’, says Eileen Munro

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Workforce

Employers should offer social workers more flexible hours to keep them in the job, study suggests

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Adults

Mental health patient’s murder ‘could have been avoided’, review says

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Yvette Stanley

Children, Workforce

‘I had a few Darth Vader cards from my staff’: Ofsted’s new social care chief on swapping local authorities for inspections

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Adults, Children

New health and social care secretary announced

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Children, Workforce

Staff in children’s services trust worried about level of scrutiny, evaluation finds

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Children

ADCS rejects idea that too much money is spent on care placements

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Workforce

Assessing newly-qualified social workers: top tips

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Adults

‘We need political leadership to deliver an authentic vision for social care’

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Workforce

Government introduces ‘vehemently opposed’ change to social work practice in working together guidance

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