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Children

Children's commissioner's report highlights secure accommodation crisis

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Northampton Session House

Children

Trust to take on Northamptonshire children’s services as new unitary authorities announced

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Children

Scheme to tackle child exploitation taps children's services expertise

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Turnover

Children

'Chronic instability' behind county's failure to meet social work standards, Ofsted finds

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family court

Children

Pool of independent social workers assisting courts shrinking due to pay freeze, experts warn

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Children, Workforce

Government must consult on social work pressures by end of year, MPs say

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Think Ahead

Adults, Workforce

Think Ahead evaluation praises model’s impact but highlights mental health social work challenges

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Children

‘Prompt action’ on child protection shortcomings helps London borough retain ‘good’ Ofsted rating

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Test

Children, Workforce

Contract to deliver content for 2020 national rollout of social work accreditation underway

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scales

Children

Children Act ‘betrayed’ in climate of cuts, top family barrister says

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Children, Workforce

Social worker agrees three-year caution after data protection breach

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Children

Frontline’s rapid growth threatens its consistency, students warn

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Children

‘They need to consolidate, not expand’: the impact of Frontline’s rapid growth on student experience

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Children, Workforce

Workforce pressures to blame for ‘chaotic’ social work failures to protect baby, review finds

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Children

Patchy social work oversight keeps council’s Ofsted grade from rising

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Children

‘Inadequate’ local authority ordered to work with improvement partner

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