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Children

Independent child trafficking advocates need to be 'visible' to social workers, review finds

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Children

Children’s services trust to move to council ownership after overspending

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Children

Former social worker Lewell-Buck resigns as shadow children’s minister

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Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

How the help of a neighbour brought a council’s children’s services back from the brink

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Children

Cost of inadequate early help ‘cannot easily be forgiven’, vulnerable adolescents’ review finds

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Children

Poor oversight of social work case management system left council unaware of children’s whereabouts

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Workforce

New fitness-to-practise process can be model for other professions, say Social Work England bosses

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Workforce

Draft Social Work England education standards prioritise employer input

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Children

Care proceedings should not omit assessment of wider family ‘on parents’ say-so’, judge rules

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Workforce

Unions blast 18% HCPC registration renewal fee hike

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Children, Workforce

Frontline drops compulsory master’s from fast-track social work scheme

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Children, Workforce

Social worker struck off after inappropriate social media contact with woman he supported in 1980s

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Children

Council to replace social workers’ IT system first installed in 1995

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Children

County lines response demands children’s safeguarding reform, experts tell select committee

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Children

Authorities piloting spending powers for social workers announced

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Children

Judge blasts council’s failure to include family member in care planning

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