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Improvement notice issued to ‘inadequate’ children’s services

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‘Competing priorities’ affecting social work assessments, inspection finds

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Social workers threaten strike unless working conditions improve

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Building a team around the social worker: how a council is reducing demand and supporting staff

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Majority of councils overspending as children’s services pushed to ‘breaking point’, councils warn

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Radicalisation cases ‘uncomfortable’ for social workers, report says

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We need a common-sense approach to keeping children in care out of custody

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Social worker recruitment and retention among biggest risks facing children’s services, say leaders

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Tips for social workers supporting east-European Roma families

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Social workers need to be upfront about what we can and can’t do

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Court decisions

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Judge warns ongoing failure to get suicidal girl care risks ‘blood on our hands’

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Local authority criticised after ‘unbalanced’ social work assessment led to unlawful removal of child

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Ten years on from Baby P: social work’s story

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Adoption Support Fund triggered ‘rapid’ rise in social work referrals

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Court decisions

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Judge dismisses council’s bid to block parents’ adoption petition

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Council to shift children’s services into company

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