Shoesmith trial; care workers; social work taskforce

    Baby P emails: judge demands explanation from Ofsted
    Newly disclosed court documents suggest Ofsted inspectors who wrote a damning report on Haringey children’s services were ordered to delete emails relating to Baby Peter and the council, a high court judge disclosed today.

    Read more on this article in The Guardian

    Better pay for social workers – but no more money to fund it
    Plans to transform the status of demoralised and overstretched social workers in the wake of the Baby P tragedy will fail without extra funding, ministers were warned yesterday.

    Read more on this article in The Independent

    Care agencies accused of exploiting migrant care workers
    The care of Britain’s older people is increasingly being carried out by migrant workers. Now evidence suggests that some agencies are seriously exploiting staff

    Read more on this article in The Guardian

    Father jailed for cruelty to children
    A “Jekyll and Hyde” father who was found guilty of a string of cruelty charges against his children was jailed for five years today.

    Read more on this article in The Independent

    Chinese husband allows wife to attack him once a week
    A Chinese man has signed a contract with his wife that entitles her to attack him once a week.

    Read more on this article in The Daily Telegraph

    The boy who never gave up: Inspirational story of how paralysed rugby player overcame his disabilities to win job at top legal firm
    It was just 20 seconds into 17-year-old Matt King’s first professional rugby match when another player crunched into him.
    He suffered terrible damage to his spine that left him permanently paralysed from the neck down and dependent on a ventilator to breathe.
    But five years on, the 22-year-old has graduated with a first-class law degree and won a training contract with a top London firm of solicitors – which specialises in personal injury claims.


    Read more on this article in The Daily Mail

     

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